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Book details
  • SubGenre:Golf
  • Language:English
  • Pages:386
  • eBook ISBN:9798350920918
  • Paperback ISBN:9798350920901

Golf Talk

St Andrews to ShotLink What Insiders Know About the Game

by Michael Bartlett

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Distills the language, lore and technical content of the game in an easy to read format for this who are new to the game and for long-time players who want to expand their knowledge of more advanced information.
The information in "Golf Talk" is organized into ten chapters which cover the essentials of the game: history; courses (how they are built, how to play them, the world's top courses); a clear explanation of the Rules of Golf; scorekeeping and key statistics; equipment terminology and clubfitting; the swing and shotmaking; a detailed picture of how tournaments and championships are conducted; profiles of the game's greatest players; a behind-the-scenes look at the golf establishment that runs the game; plus prestigious awards, media coverage, favorite films, and "A Golfer's Library."
About the author
During a 30-year career in the game Michael has written numerous articles covering all facets of the game: instruction, tournaments and major championships, equipment, player profiles, opinion pieces and the business side of golf. He has been Editor at Golf Journal Magazine and a Senior Editor at Golf Magazine. Among his book credits are: "Bartlett's Golf Encyclopedia," "The Golf Book" (a collection of classic golf writing), and "Golf's Finest Par Threes," with photographer Tony Roberts.