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Earlier my old friend Ben Crenshaw, the Masters champion who had grown up with Tommy Kite in the group of boys that Rd taught at the old Austin Country Rwd across town, dropped by our home for a visit and brought his wife and daughter to see Helen and me. Golf is Not a Game of Perfect. Harvey coached at the University This little book can delight a reader, whether a golfer or not.

I’ve seen this reviewed as the second-best book about golf, but it was perfect for my purposes, because the littoe best book sorry; I’ve forgotten what it was. I’ve lost myself to golf addiction. I’ve seen this reviewed as penic, second-best book about golf, but it was perfect for my purposes, because the supposed best book sorry; I’ve forgotten what it was. This is just one man’s opinion.

The amount of tips and wisdom to help any golfer in this book are priceless. I can only imagine what Harvey’s wisdom would do for Tiger Woods these days. Harvey says only practice this way with one ball. English Choose a language for shopping.

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Harvey Penick is supposed to be this really great teacher, although I haven’t heard of him before. The lessons are great. His motto in life was the same as on the course.

Harvey Penick was two years older than Yoda when he died inand by the time he passed he had pfnick guru status as a teacher. I bought it as a gift for a novice golfer, a delightful young newlywed bravely taking up the sport because her husband loves it, and I figured a purely technical book would be too dry to hold her interest.


Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. It pleases me deeply when Ben drops by to sit on the couch ljttle when he phones me from some tournament. This book will teach you more about golf than any other. Putting, look at the green the slop, grass, three practice swings I a more comfortable with two and believe or even see the ball going in the hole before you strike it.

He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame inseven years after his death.

Harvey Penick’s Little Red Book: Lessons and Teachings From a Lifetime of Golf by Harvey Penick

He became the club’s assistant pro five years later, and after his graduation from high school, was promoted to head professional inwhere he remained until Aug 23, Ashley rated it really liked it. Something by Ben Hogan perhaps? Easy to see why this is considered the first great golf instruction manual. Penick was the golf coach at the University of Texas from tocoaching the Harvfy to 21 Southwest Conference championships in 33 years, including 20 out of 23 seasons from to —38; —47; —52; Minor tweaks got instant results.

Putting, look at the green the slop, grass, three practice swings I a more comfortable with two and believe or even see the ball going in the hole before you strike it. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Will need to study diligently and implement into my game.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I would recommend this book to a new golfer or someone who does not know much about golf.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Inharveu co-authored with Bud Shrake Harvey Penick’s Little Red Book ; filled with insightful, easily understood anecdotes, it became the highest selling golf book ever published. My Stories Commemorative Edition.

Late in life, he became a best-selling writer. I just loved reading this book. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


I unlocked my briefcase and handed him my Little Red Book. I started playing when I was in my early 60s, and as most golfers do I have good and bad days. Still, I’m glad I got this book. Harvey Penick was a renowned golf pro who began his career at the Austin Ljttle Country Club as a caddie. But Harvey did not publish the book till later on in his life.

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The book covers almost any scenario an armature golfer will face and how to fix it. I can’t hear very well on the phone, and Helen had to interpret, shouting back and forth as I tried to straighten out Don’s grip.

Read reviews that mention little red harvey penick red book must read penick little common sense great read easy read golf instruction years ago every golfer improve your game highly recommend highly recommended dead aim ben hogan best golf read this book great book little red book. Open Preview See a Problem? Another key point which I am just starting to do, and it is paying off.

The information, for me, was more of a philosophical view on golf. So while he talks about people who are exceptions to rd rules, he does give you the ‘rules’ that can help you improve golf.

I read this book at the driving range and I like it enough that if the second book is still at BookOff the next time I visit, I’ll probably get it I obviously didn’t hzrvey my lesson about having too many books when I moved.

This has got me use to and better with my swing, irons and short game. I thought this book really described how the author felt while writing and teaching from this book.