Golf News for Friday, April 19, 2013 | Books

"How to Make Every Putt" by Dr. Joseph Parent nears release date

A simple and practical guide to better putting, from the author of Zen Golf and Zen Putting:

How to Make Every Putt
The Secret to Winning Golf's Game Within the Game

By Dr. Joseph Parent

Dr. Joseph Parent is renowned for his expert instruction on mental technique in golf, and as a distinguished PGA Tour and LPGA instructor. He coached major champions Vijay Singh and Cristie Kerr to #1 in world rankings, and worked with top pros such as David Toms, Julie Inkster, and dozens more, as well as celebrities, hall of fame athletes and CEO's. His advice is sought after by golfers of all handicaps.

In his new book How to Make Every Putt: The Secret to Winning Golf's Game Within the Game (Gotham Books, On Sale May 6, 2013, Hardcover, eBook), Dr. Parent offers the most up-to-date instruction yet for mastering the mental and physical challenges in the art of putting, providing simple but powerful techniques that unlock the secrets to confident, stress-free putting that will improve any golfer's score.

Divided into seven sections (Confidence, Green Reading, Speed, Stroke, Putting Routine, Challenging Putts, and Continuous Improvement) Parent's guide is short, practical and includes a variety of tips, ideas and methods to help you feel like you really can make every putt.

Other topics discussed in HOW TO MAKE EVERY PUTT include:
• Dr. Parent's unique definition for "making" a putt
• The secret to a consistent putting stroke
• The best putting routine ever
• How to use your left shoulder as the key to a good stroke
• The secret to visualization in putting
• How to get better while you play
• And much more

Named by Golf Digest as one the "Top Ten Mental Game Experts" in the world, Dr. Parent will give golfers of all handicaps the tools they need to read the green and ultimately sink that putt.

The Secret to Winning Golf's Game Within the Game

Dr. Joseph Parent | Gotham Books | Hardcover | eBook | May 6, 2013
Includes QR codes with links to all new, exclusive online instructional video clips plus selected footage from Dr. Parent's DVD, "Putting with Confidence."

About the Author:
Dr. Joseph Parent is a distinguished PGA TOUR and LPGA instructor who helped major champions Vijay Singh and Cristie Kerr to reach #1 in the World Rankings. He has coached hundreds of pros and competitive amateur golfers, as well as celebrities, Hall of Fame athletes, and CEOs. He is a renowned and sought-after keynote corporate speaker, and has been featured on CNN, ABC, NBC, HBO Sports, ESPN and the Golf Channel.

About Gotham Books:
Gotham Books, a nonfiction imprint of Penguin Group (USA), was launched in 2003 by industry veteran William Shinker. Penguin Group (USA) Inc. is one of the leading U.S. adult and children's trade book publishers, owning a wide range of imprints and trademarks, including Berkley Books, Dutton, Frederick Warne, G.P. Putnam's Sons, Gotham Books, Grosset & Dunlap, New American Library, Penguin, Penguin Press, Philomel, Riverhead Books, and Viking, among others. Penguin Group is owned by Pearson plc, the international media group.

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