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"Etiquette on and around the golf course is crucial, and is just as important as the rules of play to ensure that you play the game in the proper spirit," said author Yves C. Ton-That. read more

"We are teeing up real life issues and want to use every format available to share Bogey's message," said Pepper, formerly the No. 1-ranked golfer in the world and currently a broadcaster for ESPN. "We wanted to coordinate the release with October being National Bullying Prevention Month," she continued. "Our newest volume in the "Bogey Tees Off" series tackles the issue of bullying." read more

The book traces the incredible history of the Ryder Cup and features forewords by Ryder Cup Captains Jack Nicklaus and Tony Jacklin; an introduction by John Feinstein; and outstanding profiles written by some of the foremost writers in the game including: Dave Anderson, John Hopkins, Renton Laidlaw, Jim McCabe, Charles McGrath, Alex Miceli, Nick Seitz and Art Spander. read more

Thinking about attending the 2015 British Open in St. Andrews next year? Here's an extraordinary deal that provides private accommodations and other special benefits in exchange for your help in getting published an excellent new book about the ancient town entitled "St. Andrews - In the Footsteps of Old Tom Morris" by golf historian and St. Andrews resident Roger McStravick. read more

"Everyone knows Sean Foley as a technician, but he's pragmatic too, and has worked with Justin to replace hard-set positions with feels and triggers," writes Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher Mike Adams of The Medalist Club and Hamilton Farm Golf Club. "These triggers exist throughout his motion and allow Justin to ignore mechanics and put his swing on autopilot." read more

"I must say his first book was extremely helpful to my partner Bill Coore and me when we were asked to restore Pinehurst Number Two. Richard's thorough examinations about the considerable changes that have occurred are well documented, and they help serious readers understand who was responsible for the region's courses, of which there are many." From the book's introduction by Ben Crenshaw, Masters Champion. read more

"Adam Scott is a master at keeping his head steady and his body centered, which in turn, gives him the ability to maintain his spine angle during his swing," said Lou Guzzi of Talamore Country Club in Ambler, PA., and one of Golf Magazine's Top 100 Teachers. "This is what instructors call 'staying in the shot,' and Adam does it as well as anyone in the history of the game." read more

"Just like Sam, I was no more deserving of the caddying job for the President than if my name was drawn out of a hat," said Rosa. "And because of that, Sam hits some rough spots along the way. I want young readers to realize that everybody gets knocked down along the way and it's important to pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and keep going. You never know what rewards await around the corner." read more

"To say that Matt Kuchar knows how to pitch the ball close is a huge understatement," writes Bruce Patterson of Butler National Golf Club in Oak Brook, Ill., and one of Golf Magazine's Top 100 Teachers. "He's consistently in the Top 15 in the Scrambling statistic category and is an expert at judging how the ball will behave once it hits the green." read more

Written by award-winning journalist and former Golf Digest Managing Editor Roger Schiffman, and photographed by long-time Nicklaus photographer Jim Mandeville, the volume promises to be a handsome keepsake for any member of these clubs or anyone interested in Nicklaus designs or golf history. read more

"A Difficult Par" refers to Jones's essential design principle that every hole on a golf course should be "a difficult par but an easy bogey." In meticulously rich detail, Hansen, a veteran course rater for Golfweek magazine and a noted expert on the history of golf course architecture, explains the evolution of Jones's golf course design from its origins to its becoming the paradigmatic architecture of modern championship golf. read more

The book takes a close look at the 1975 Masters, which featured one of the most exciting finishes in the history of the tournament. It offers extensive commentary on what remains as one of the more memorable golf events in history nearly four decades later, and includes exclusive interviews with each of the three players that were in serious contention on Sunday. read more

"In Brady and Scott's tips, you see a perfect breakdown of how Bubba generates all that swing speed," said David DeNunzio, Golf Magazine's managing editor for instruction. "And Bubba himself explains how he does it by telling readers that to get to this point, 'practice your sequence - lower body, arms, then clubhead - rather than trying to generate as much speed as possible.'" read more

"The connection between amateur and professional is stronger in golf than any other sport, but how do Tour players get to plus-6 indexes playing the toughest courses in the world when you and I can't break 80 on a course that is more than 1,000 yards shorter? This is a question we wanted to address with PLAY LIKE A PRO," said David DeNunzio, Golf Magazine's managing editor for instruction. read more

In his previous bestselling instruction books, Unconscious Putting and Unconscious Scoring, putting and short game guru Dave Stockton averages armed readers with simple and powerful strategies for improving on and around the green. In OWN YOUR GAME: How to Use Your Mind to Play Winning Golf, he shifts his focus to the mental techniques that can make or break the game. read more