Books

Click to BuyDon’t Choke: A Champion’s Guide to Winning Under Pressure by Gary Player. Gary Player is one of golf’s greatest champions. As one of the Big Three of golf’s golden era (with Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer), he helped launch golf as a major international sport. He sits fourth on the list of most major victories on the PGA Tour and built a reputation of being fearless on the course and steely on the greens. Don’t Choke is his look at what it takes to achieve success when the pressure is on. Player explains how and why he became a champion and what it takes to win in big-time golf, but he also explains how learning to cope in pressure situations can help anyone.
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Click to BuyTiger Woods: How I Play Golf by Tiger Woods. How I Play Golf’ offers a lavishly illustrated instructional book with four-colour photography, original artwork, unique sequential shots of Tiger in action, and easy-to-follow diagrams for golfers of all abilities. Not yet 30, Tiger Woods is already a golfing legend worldwide. Fans everywhere have marvelled at his explosive drives, his accurate approach shots, his steady putter, and most important, how his devastating mental game transcends all the ups and downs of the game of golf.
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Click to BuySouth Africa‚Äôs greatest golf destinations by Stuart McLean and Jamie Thom. This illustrated title presents the cream of South Africa’s greens and fairways. Here you will find a diverse array of golf courses, from Gauteng’s venerable Blair Atholl and Royal Johannesburg to Arabella and Erinvale in the winelands of the Western Cape, from Beachwood and Zimbali in KwaZulu-Natal to the bushveld splendour of Leopard Creek on the edge of the Kruger National Park, which comes with unique water hazards in the form of hippos and crocodiles.
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Click to BuyGolf is Not a Game of Perfect by Bob Cullen and Robert J. Rotella. As many sports professionals have discovered, playing well is as much the result of mental attitude as talent. Performance enhancement coach, Bob Rotella, offers his method of mental game management to help golfers revolutionise their mental habits.
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Click to BuyPutting out of Your Mind by Bob Rotella. You drive for show, you putt for dough’. This old saying is familiar to all golfers and Bob Rotella, one of the foremost authorities on golf today, is a firm believer in its truth. In PUTTING OUT OF YOUR MIND he reveals the unique mental approach that great putting requires and helps golfers of all levels master this essential skill.
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Click to BuyThe Inner Game of Golf by W. Timothy Gallwey. Why is it that despite having had a hundred practice runs, a good night’s sleep and even a decent breakfast, we foul up our big moment? Gallwey has been much vexed by the question since he missed a heartbreakingly easy volley on match point in the National Junior Tennis Championships at the age of 15. He has subsequently developed the theory of the ‘inner game’, namely that the self-imposed pscychological restrictions that we harbour must be addressed just as seriously as strategy or technique.
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Click to BuyGolf Anatomy: Your Illustrated Guide to More Distance and Accuracy by Craig Davies and Vince Disaia. You don’t need hi-tech golf equipment to improve your game. This title shows you how to use your greatest tool, your body, to maximise your potential. It helps you to learn to move within the swing, reduce your risk of injury and improve your physical fitness to deliver longer, accurate and more consistent shots time after time.
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Click to BuyYour 15th Club: The Inner Secret to Great Golf by Bob Rotella. Dr Bob Rotella, author of half a dozen bestselling books on golf, including Golf is Not a Game of Perfect, brings together his skills and years of experience as a golf psychologist to give readers the insight they need to improve their game – before they ever step up to the tee.
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Click to BuyJohn Daly: My Life In and Out of the Rough by John Daly. The 1995 Open Champion and legendary wild man of golf recalls the best and worst of his life: his inspirational play on both US and European tours; the demons that afflicted him on the course and his addiction to gambling and drink; and the trashed hotel rooms and spectacular marital problems.
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Click to BuyYour Perfect Swing by Jim Suttie. A leading PGA instructor presents ways to identify natural tendencies, physical strengths and desired shot patterns to master a swing that’s consistent and repeatable under pressure.
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