Teaching Kids Golf: A Baffled Parent's Guide

Paperback | May 29, 2001

byBernadette B. Moore

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Teaching Kids Golf is all any parent will ever need to welcome a child to the sport he or she will play for a lifetime. Written by a golfer with more than 25 years of teaching kids and adults at some of the country's most prestigious golf schools, this latest addition to the acclaimed Baffled Parent's series covers everything from the basics of proper grip and swing techniques, to putting, pitching, driving, and managing time on the course.

  • Q&A sections provide solutions to problems new instructors face
  • Designed for golfing and non-golfing parents alike
  • Takes a drill-based approach to teaching the basics

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Teaching Kids Golf is all any parent will ever need to welcome a child to the sport he or she will play for a lifetime. Written by a golfer with more than 25 years of teaching kids and adults at some of the country's most prestigious golf schools, this latest addition to the acclaimed Baffled Parent's series covers everything from the ...

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Detty Moore will give your kids the best foundation for getting involved and enthusiastic about golf, providing you both with a common bond that will last forever.--­­Beth Daniel, LPGA Hall of FameIntroduce your children to golf the right way! Let Detty Moore guide you through this wonderful and mutually rewarding experience.--­­Karrie...

Bernadette “Detty” Moore (Beaumont, TX) is a Class A Member of the LPGA Teaching and Club Professional Division and a professor of physical education at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:9.1 × 7.2 × 0.37 inPublished:May 29, 2001Publisher:International Marine & Ragged Mountain PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071370250

ISBN - 13:9780071370257

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Sandra H. Eriksson

Introduction

1. Creating a Positive Atmosphere

A Word on Teaching

Be a Role Model

Be Encouraging

Taking the Game to the Course

Keeping Score

Play the Ball as It Lies

Keep Them Challenged

Competition

Play Your Own Game

Winning and Losing

Misbehaving on the Course

A Word on Physical Conditioning

Questions and Answers

2. Before Hitting the Golf Course: Golf in a Nutshell

Introduction to Golf

Getting Started

A Typical Scenario on the Course

Scoring

Basic Rules

3. The Journey of a Lifetime

History of Golf

Clubs

Everything But the Clubs

Questions and Answers

4. Fundamentals

Teaching GPA: Grip, Posture, and Alignment

Grip

Posture

Alignment

Preshot Routine

Questions and Answers

5. Putting and Chipping

Teaching Putting

Teaching Chipping

Putting and Chipping Drills

Putting and Chipping Games

Questions and Answers

6. Pitching and the Full Swing

Pitch Shot

Full Swing

Ball Flight

Pitching and Full-Swing Drills

Pitching and Full-Swing Games

Questions and Answers

7. Bunker Shots

Basics

Beyond the Basic Sand Shot

Drills for the Bunker

8. Special Shots

Hilly Lies

Around Trees

Wind

Drills for Special Shots

Appendix

The Rules Simplified

Glossary

Resources

Associations and Organizations
Programs
Web Sites and Electronic Newsletters
General
Lessons

Index

Acknowledgments

About the Author