Ben Hogan's Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf

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Simon and Schuster, 1985 - Sports & Recreation - 128 pages
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A timeless classic with nearly one million copies in print, Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons outlines the building blocks of winning golf from one of the all-time masters of the sport—fully illustrated with drawings and diagrams to improve your game instantly.

Ben Hogan, one of the greatest golfers in the history of the sport, believed that any golfer with average coordination can learn to break eighty—if one applies oneself patiently and intelligently. With the techniques revealed in this classic book, you can learn how to make your game work from tee to green, step-by-step and stroke by stroke.

In each chapter, a different experience-tested fundamental is explained and demonstrated with clear illustrations—as though Hogan were giving you a personal lesson with the same skill and precision that made him a legend. Whether you’re a novice player or an experienced pro, Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons is a must-have reference for anyone who knows that fundamentals are where champions begin.

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If you only ever read one book about how to play golf make sure it is this book. It has provided me with endless lessons and constant sources of the small improvements so essential to being able to ... Read full review

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Loved this book and took my collegiate golf game to the next level! Also alongside this a friend told me about this golf fitness program and have lost 20 lbs and gain 10 yards on my driver. Heres the link to the program * Read full review

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About the author (1985)

Herbert Warren Wind, who worked tirelessly with Ben Hogan on this book, has been called "the best golf writer in captivity" Wind not only has written a lot about golf, but has played a lot of it, in a lot of places -- on every continent, in fact, except Africa and Antarctica. And he has observed and studied all the great champions in action, from the age of Hagen to that of Hogan.

His works include Thirty Years of Championship Golf (with Gene Sarazen), The Story of American Golf, and an anthology, The Complete Golfer.

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