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The Golf Delusion: Why 9 Out of 10 Golfers Make the Same Mistakes by Steve Gould, D.J. Wilkinson; Introduction by Hugh Grant, Released June 1, 2011 [Hardcover]

The Golf DelusionA detailed look deep inside the exclusive Knightsbridge Golf School founded by Leslie King in 1951. Famous for training such notables as Sean Connery (for this Goldfinger golf match), King’s approach to teaching the golf swing is well respected and continues to this day.

“Leslie King was one of the greatest students of the golf swing.” Gary Player

“Leslie King’s method is adaptable for the masses. It’s not for only one type of player. Anybody can learn to play golf the way he teaches.” Bob Toski

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The Art of the Swing: Short Game Swing Sequencing Secrets That Will Improve Your Total Game in 30 Days by Stan Utley and Matthew Rudy, Released May 12, 2011 [Hardcover and Kindle]

The Art of the Swing“Utley is kind of an aw-shucks pro who doesn’t seem to offer much until you put a club in his hand, and then suddenly he becomes Stephen Hawking.”
-Golf Digest

If you’re looking for help with your short game (and whom amoung us should not be focused here?) you might want to tap into Utley’s latest thinking. It’s a 30-day program focused on grip, stance and posture.

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Play Your Best Golf Now: Discover VISION54’s 8 Essential Playing Skills by Lynn Marriott and Pia Nilsson [Hardcover and Kindle]

Play Your Best Golf NowVeteran instructors Nilsson and Marriott apply their collective wisdom to indentify ten essential skills for playing and practicing golf. Dubbed VISION54 it is a fresh approach to honing a complete game.

“The VISION54 approach is far more than just pure golf technique, it allows an individual to unlock their true potential by opening their mind and believing anything is possible to achieve.” – David Leadbetter, David Leadbetter Golf Academy

Pia Nilsson is perhaps best known as Annika Sorenstam’s coach. She is a PGA of Sweden Class A teaching professional. Lynn Marriott’s notable students include LPGA players Suzann Pettersen, Ai Miyazato, Brittany Lang, Minea Blomqvist. Lynn is a Class A PGA teaching professional.

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Golfweek’s 101 Winning Golf Tips: Become a Shot-Making Virtuoso with Tips from the Tour’s Top Pros by John Andrisani (Author) and Yasuhiro Tanabe (Photographer), Released April 6, 2011 [Paperback]

Golfweek's 101 Winning Golf TipsJohn Andrisani, former long-time instructional editor at Golf magazine has assembled 101 tips to improve your game. This second edition features tips from professional golfers (and teachers) such as Lee Trevino, Seve Ballesteros, Vijay Singh, Ernie Els, Phil Mickelson, Gary Player, Tom Watson, Ray Floyd and Tiger Woods.

Andrisani’s expert observations along with fifty color photographs courtesy of renown photographer Yasuhiro Tanabe help illustrate topics like riving the ball, par-3 tee shots, trouble situations, the short game and putting.

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The Timeless Swing by Tom Watson (Author), Nick Seitz (Contributor), Released March 29, 2011 [Hardcover and Kindle]

The Timeless SwingInstruction from a modern day master of the game. Watson’s new book and multimedia materials draw on his extensive experience to deliver comprehensive lessons. The key elements of the game like grip and swing are covered as are advanced shotmaking techniques, drills and exercises.

Praise for The Timeless Swing:
“Tom Watson has a very basic golf swing, nothing fancy or complicated, so his instruction and observations on these pages will be easy to absorb and adapt to the talents of all players. He is a strong player, thanks to his outstanding golf swing.”

—Arnold Palmer

“The influence of Byron Nelson and other great mentors helped Tom Watson develop a swing that has won dozens of times. That adds up to a book that will help you if you help yourself by reading it and practicing what it teaches.”
—Phil Mickelson

“Tom’s swing through the years has looked the same but has changed for the better. He still makes a wonderful full turn. What he did in the 2009 Open Championship was truly unbelievable. Tom is one of the game’s great champions and a super guy.”

—Butch Harmon

The Kindle edition includes audio and video elements such as Watson teaching key lessons.

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8 Step Golf Swing: #1 Set-Up and Approach by Jim McLean [Kindle Edition with Audio/Video]

8 Step Golf SwingTop 5 instructor Jim McLean garnered 31 5-star reviews (so far) for the first volume in his 8-Step Golf Swing series: Set-Up and Approach. If you haven’t experienced a Vook enhanced ebook it comes complete with text, audio and video.

This is a Kindle edition that plays only on iPad, iPhones and the iPod Touch.

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