Golf Rules & Etiquette for Dummies

Golf Rules & Etiquette for Dummies

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How to stick to the rules -- and avoid the traps of the game Filled with tips and anecdotes from the pros plus the 34 rules of golf, this ideal companion to the top-selling Golf For Dummies, 2nd Edition includes: Expert advice on the do's and don'ts of golf etiquette -- from dress code to betting on the game Advice on how to survive a business golf outing -- plus tips on behavior as both a spectator and a player The inside scoop on proper etiquette, from replacing divots to using your cell phone
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 154.9 x 231.1 x 12.7mm | 249.48g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 076455333X
  • 9780764553332
  • 271,648

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..". something anyone who picks up a golf club should read." Billy Casper, Hall of Fame golfer and Masters Champion "A delightful mixture of history, rules, and etiquette.... As much fun for the beginner as it is for the scratch golfer!" --Sean McManus, President, CBS Sports "It is a must-read for anyone who plays golf, and a fun read as well." --Jim Baugh, President, Wilson Sporting Goods

Look like a pro on and off the course!

Know the rules and play with confidence Golf has many rules, both written and unwritten. This friendly guide walks you through an explanation of the most common rules and covers the do's and don'ts of golf etiquette, on and off the course -- from playing golf with your boss to using cell phones, telling jokes, gambling, and more!

Discover how to: Understand the 15 most critical USGA rules Respect the "local" rules at public and private courses Tip your caddy appropriately Honor dress code guidelines Keep your cool as a tournament attendee

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About John Steinbreder

John Steinbreder is an award-winning senior writer for Golfweek magazine, Contributing Editor to MetGolfer, and the author of six books.
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Table of contents

Introduction. PART I: you've Got to Play by the Rules. Chapter 1: We Didn't Make the Rules. Chapter 2: It's Not Just a Game (Why Golfers Are So Devoted to Golf). Chapter 3: The Rules (And I'm Not Talking about Dating). PART II: The Unwritten Rules: How to Handle yourself on (And off) the Course. Chapter 4: Universal Truths and Other Rules to Live By. Chapter 5: This Isn't Caddyshack: Playing on Public and Private Courses. Chapter 6: Driving Ranges, Putting Greens, and Other Practice Facilities. Chapter 7: Taking Care of Business. PART III: Even More Rules ... For Players and Spectators. Chapter 8: The Do's and Don'ts of Golf Outings. Chapter 9: Keeping Your Cool on the Course: Fan Etiquette. PART IV: The Part of Tens. Chapter 10: The Ten Most Devastating Penalties. Chapter 11: The Ten Best Games and Bets to Make in Golf. Chapter 12: Ten Things You Can Learn about Golf Rules and Etiquette from the Movies. PART V: Appendixes. Appendix A. Appendix B. Index. Book Registration Information.
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