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Play one ball all the way to the green. Reading it now, I have to think hard to understand some sentences. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Sign up and get a free eBook! I’ve read Hogan’s, but not Jack’s, although I’ve seen excerpts of the video online. The amount of tips and wisdom to help any golfer in this book are priceless. Other outstanding players coached by Penick include: While some of the material is, admittedly, a little dated, there is still more than enough here to improve the game and mindset of anyone that plays golf.

Overall, this book was a must read for any golfer at any skill level. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. He taught the pros to improve!

It was very interesting and since I am a Novice at Golf I had to get it.

Minor tweaks got instant results. Allow no negative thoughts, and focus on your goal. Want to Litttle saving…. Don’t try to have the ball go too much past the hole when putting.

Harvey Penick’s Little Red Book

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. I know it exasperates Penny that I would rather watch Tommy putt than eat the lunch she has to force on me. Languages Deutsch Edit links. I’ve seen this reviewed as the second-best book about golf, but it was perfect for my purposes, because the supposed best book sorry; I’ve forgotten what it was.


Maybe I had been granted these eighty-seven years of life and this wonderful career in order that I should pass on to everyone what I had learned. All-in-all, this is a wonderful with lessons from the greatest teacher golf has probably ever had.

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

For most of his life, he never intended to publish his Little Red Booka notebook of golf wisdom and anecdotes that he compiled with the idea that he’d pass it on to his son. Harvey Penick was two years older than Yoda when he died inand by the time he passed he had acquired guru status as a teacher. November 22, Sold by: Will need to study diligently and implement into my game.

I started playing when I was in my early 60s, and as most golfers do I have good and bad days. I don’t stay more than an hour or two on each visit, and I don’t go more than three or four times a week because I don’t want the members to think of me as a ghost that refuses to go away.

This really has improved my short game and putting. Tinsley is a wonderful teacher on his own and has added insights to this book over the years. To me it is an inspiration that I will often return to for both help with my golf game and life.

I spend nights staring at the ceiling, thinking of what I have seen Tommy doing in tournaments on television, and praying that he will come see me. Harvey coached at the University of Texas.

The part about the bucket, putting and 4 club practice, improved my game and enjoyment. Jul 11, Ben Margraves rated it really liked it Shelves: He kept this book secret for so many years. A writer, Bud Shrake, who lives in the hills near the club, came to visit with me under the trees on this particular morning.


I was never interested in money. It pleases me deeply when Ben drops by to sit on the couch or when he phones me from some tournament. Often working hard is the simplest way, maybe not the funnest but the simplest. See all Editorial Reviews. But he sounds really kind and like a good teacher. Contained in its pages is everything you need to know about golf from a technical standpoint, along with Penick’s priceless memories of working with famous pros, teaching absolute nobodies to get the ball in the air, along with some fun stories about his golf course.

Always a pleasure to read the simple breakdown of golf’s most complex concepts. The lessons Harvey Penick taught in the pre-gadget days still stand. Nonetheless, I highly recommend every serious golfer to thoughtfully read this book.

Feb 09, Brad Lyerla rated it it was amazing Shelves: I enjoyed every page of the book, since on each page I learned something knew. It’s your perfect swing you Anecdotes and advice from a golf pro for days of yore.

This book makes you feel good about playing golf, that you’re part of something steeped in ritual and mystery and tradition, and that the game was played perfectly well before perimeter-weighted, graphite-shafted irons came along. I have lttle this book 4 times now and always find something new.