Extraordinary Golf: The Art Of The Possible by Fred ShoemakerExtraordinary Golf: The Art Of The Possible by Fred Shoemaker

Extraordinary Golf: The Art Of The Possible

byFred Shoemaker, Pete Shoemaker

Paperback | April 1, 1997

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Most golfers approach the tee with a complex mental package: worries and judgments about their swing, the other person's swing, the course, the weather, looking good, looking bad. They think about what's wrong instead of what's possible, and this is what Extraordinary Golf teaches: the art of the possible. Drawing on his experience teaching both amateurs and professionals for more than fifteen years, in his clinics around the country, in his Golf in the Kingdom seminars at the Esalen Institute, and at his own School for Extraordinary Golf in California, Shoemaker shows how extraordinary golf can be coached, learned, and practiced, with results not only in people's scores but in their sheer pleasure in the game. Combining a host of practical exercises with an entirely new point of view, he demonstrates how to focus not on the voices in your head but on the reality of golf: the club, the ball, your body, the course - the elements that actually make up your game. He shows how to approach shots creatively, instead of mechanically; how to read greens simply by staying awake; how to develop a powerful and consistent swing by rediscovering trust for your instincts; and how to improve yourself in competition by determining what you're competing for. He also gives simple guidelines on how to coach yourself, your spouse, and your children successfully.
Fred Shoemaker, who began teaching golf in the seventies, is the founder of Extraordinary Golf®named one of Golf Magazine's "25 Best Golf Schools" in America. He lectures and conducts workshops around the world for such organizations as the PGA and the LPGA and for major corporations, including Apple Computer, Oracle, and Pfizer.
Title:Extraordinary Golf: The Art Of The PossibleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.1 × 5.2 × 0.7 inPublished:April 1, 1997Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:039952276X

ISBN - 13:9780399522765

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18


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Most golfers bring more than their clubs to the course. They come with doubt, excitement, fear, desire--and a great deal of hope. In this book, renowned golf teacher Fred Shoemaker combines a host of practical, proven exercises with a whole new way of thinking to reveal the extraordinary possibilities in everyone's game