Two Good Rounds Superstars

The book, like a great nineteenth hole or favorite clubhouse, is a way to share golf memories with family and friends. This book is a tribute to the great international athletes and their love of golf.

Author: Elisa Gaudet

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781510720503

Category: Sports & Recreation

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Two Good Rounds–Superstars: Golf Stories from the World’s Greatest Athletes is the second book in the Two Good Rounds series. This book explores the very special connection between golf and professional athletes from around the world and various sports disciplines. These well-known athletes give us an inside look at their attraction to golf and the fun, feel-good golf lifestyle. This book highlights a variety of athletes from a wide array of professional sports and organizations—from John Smoltz to Tony Romo, Andy Roddick, Julius Erving, and so many more! The book helps answer the questions posed to the athletes regarding how they got started playing golf; what their favorite course is; their best memories and golf shot; favorite charity golf events they play in or host; favorite drink; and much more. Golf is an international sport and one where people often get together and socialize during a round and after. The book, like a great nineteenth hole or favorite clubhouse, is a way to share golf memories with family and friends. This book is a tribute to the great international athletes and their love of golf. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, is proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports—books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team. In addition to books on popular team sports, we also publish books for a wide variety of athletes and sports enthusiasts, including books on running, cycling, horseback riding, swimming, tennis, martial arts, golf, camping, hiking, aviation, boating, and so much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Two Good Rounds Titans

Elisa A. Gaudet has spent the past several years working in the golf industry in the US and internationally. ... The second book, Two Good Rounds SUPERSTARS: Golf Stories from the World's Greatest Athletes, was released December 2013.

Author: Elisa Gaudet

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781510720510

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

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Two Good Rounds Titans: Leaders in Industry & Golf is the third book in the Two Good Rounds series. This book continues the exploration of golf and the feel-good golf lifestyle by navigating the connection between golf and business as conveyed by an array of successful leaders from a variety of industries. Two Good Rounds Titans highlights different business leaders and their passion for business and golf. It explores what led to their success in their respective industries and how golf has played a role in their business and personal lives. All of these leaders have reached the top of their industry and own their own golf course, so they have gone beyond playing golf to being intricately involved in the golf industry. The book also explores well-known professional touring golfers who have leveraged their careers and turned them into brands and businesses that expand beyond their competitive playing purse winnings. Two Good Rounds Titans is a tribute to triumphant business people and pro golfers alike. Like a great nineteenth hole or favorite clubhouse, this book provides a means by which these individuals can share their stories of success and passion with family and friends.

The Big Miss

The Big Miss is Hank Haney’s candid and surprisingly insightful account of his tumultuous six-year journey with Tiger Woods, during which the supremely gifted golfer collected six major championships and rewrote golf history.

Author: Hank Haney

Publisher: Crown Archetype

ISBN: 9780307985996

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 272

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The Big Miss is Hank Haney’s candid and surprisingly insightful account of his tumultuous six-year journey with Tiger Woods, during which the supremely gifted golfer collected six major championships and rewrote golf history. Hank was one of the very few people allowed behind the curtain. He was with Tiger 110 days a year, spoke to him over 200 days a year, and stayed at his home up to 30 days a year, observing him in nearly every circumstance: at tournaments, on the practice range, over meals, with his wife, Elin, and relaxing with friends. The relationship between the two men began in March 2004 when Hank received a call from Tiger in which the golf champion asked him to be his coach. It was a call that would change both men’s lives. Tiger—only 28 at the time—was by then already an icon, judged by the sporting press as not only one of the best golfers ever, but possibly the best athlete ever. Already he was among the world’s highest paid celebrities. There was an air of mystery surrounding him, an aura of invincibility. Unique among athletes, Tiger seemed to be able to shrug off any level of pressure and find a way to win. But Tiger was always looking to improve, and he wanted Hank’s help. What Hank soon came to appreciate was that Tiger was one of the most complicated individuals he’d ever met, let alone coached. Although Hank had worked with hundreds of elite golfers and was not easily impressed, there were days watching Tiger on the range when Hank couldn’t believe what he was witnessing. On those days, it was impossible to imagine another human playing golf so perfectly. And yet Tiger is human—and Hank’s expert eye was adept at spotting where Tiger’s perfection ended and an opportunity for improvement existed. Always haunting Tiger was his fear of “the big miss”—the wildly inaccurate golf shot that can ruin an otherwise solid round—and it was because that type of blunder was sometimes part of Tiger’s game that Hank carefully redesigned his swing mechanics. Hank’s most formidable coaching challenge, though, would be solving the riddle of Tiger’s personality. Wary of the emotional distractions that might diminish his game and put him further from his goals, Tiger had developed a variety of tactics to keep people from getting too close, and not even Hank—or Tiger’s family and friends, for that matter—was spared “the treatment.” Toward the end of Tiger and Hank’s time together, the champion’s laser-like focus began to blur and he became less willing to put in punishing hours practicing—a disappointment to Hank, who saw in Tiger’s behavior signs that his pupil had developed a conflicted relationship with the game. Hints that Tiger hungered to reinvent himself were present in his bizarre infatuation with elite military training, and—in a development Hank didn’t see coming—in the scandal that would make headlines in late 2009. It all added up to a big miss that Hank, try as he might, couldn’t save Tiger from. There’s never been a book about Tiger Woods that is as intimate and revealing—or one so wise about what it takes to coach a superstar athlete.

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... of the Tour de France , to win the world's oldest grand tour by a wide margin for the second consecutive year . ... final hole of the final round of the British Open , to win the world's oldest golf major by a record nine shots .

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Be a Winner

But Stein managed to mould a group of players into a team of superstars with the ability and self-confidence to take on – and beat – the best in the world. The 2–1 victory over Inter Milan in Lisbon remains a benchmark for a Scottish ...

Author: Kenny Kemp

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781845969493

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 208

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Scotland needs more winners - all kinds of winners - in sport and in life. And with the Olympics heading to London and the Commonwealth Games coming to Glasgow, we now have the major catalysts to inspire us to be winners. But as a nation we need to overcome our natural reserve and tendency to underperform when it really matters. We need to find new levels of self-belief and optimism. We need more winning role models: more Chris Hoys, Alex Fergusons, Andy Murrays and Liz McColgans. Packed with significant insights from Scotland's leading sportsmen and women, past and present, Be a Winner takes the reader on a personal journey to help them become a genuine success. It encourages them to set their own sporting goals and identify their own personal bests, and, most importantly, gives guidance about how to reach them, through the example of great Scottish winners. It also highlights the steps that an individual can take to develop a winning mentality. From motivation to dedication, competitiveness to teamwork, this book covers all the bases. Be a Winner tells it straight when it comes to sport and how to succeed in it, through the advice of the Scottish men and women who have reached the very pinnacle of their various fields. This book will enable a proud Scot to become a 'super Scot'.

Great Athletes of the 20th Century

Palmer's style of play attracted huge galleries— " Arnie's Army " they were called — and large television audiences which helped push golf's purses higher and higher . Even when Palmer lost , he did it spectacularly .

Author: Jack Kavanah

Publisher: Smithmark Publishers

ISBN: 0831739622

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 192

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Presents profiles of one hundred athletes in eight areas--baseball, basketball, boxing, football, golf, ice hockey, tennis, and the Olympics

Los Angeles Magazine

Sunday - Thursday includes your choice of two rounds of golf, two spa treatments or one of each. ... The deal gave the Dodgers not only one of the best all- around players in the game but also the weapon they've lacked for years — a ...

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Los Angeles magazine is a regional magazine of national stature. Our combination of award-winning feature writing, investigative reporting, service journalism, and design covers the people, lifestyle, culture, entertainment, fashion, art and architecture, and news that define Southern California. Started in the spring of 1961, Los Angeles magazine has been addressing the needs and interests of our region for 48 years. The magazine continues to be the definitive resource for an affluent population that is intensely interested in a lifestyle that is uniquely Southern Californian.

The Gold Mine Effect

Today, just over ten years later, 35 per cent of the world's 100 best golfers are South Koreans. In the late 1980s Korea had fewer than 200 golfers between the ages of fifteen and eighteen able to do a round under par.

Author: Rasmus Ankersen

Publisher: Icon Books Ltd

ISBN: 9781848314238

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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'A great read and a fascinating insight into performance.' Sir Clive Woodward We all want to discover our hidden talents and make an impact with them. But how? Rasmus Ankersen, an ex-footballer and performance specialist, quit his job and for six intense months lived with the world's best athletes in an attempt to answer this question. Why have the best middle distance runners grown up in the same Ethiopian village? Why are the leading female golfers from South Korea? How did one athletic club in Kingston, Jamaica, succeed in producing so many world-class sprinters? Ankersen presents his surprising conclusions in seven lessons on how anyone - or any business, organisation or team - can defy the many misconceptions of high performance and learn to build their own gold mine of real talent.

Great Athletes

with Judy Rankin and Pat Bradley ; each player had Continuing the Story 210 strokes . In the fourth and final round on June At home , Chako won the JLPGA Championship in 12 , Chako shot five birdies , two bogeys , and eleven 1976 and ...

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Golf s Most WantedTM The Top 10 Book of Golf s Outrageous Duffers Deadly Divots and Other Oddities

The Top 10 Book of Golf's Outrageous Duffers, Deadly Divots and Other Oddities Floyd Conner. Good. Sports. Golfers often excel in other sports. Bunky Henry, who won the 1969 National Airlines Open on the PGA Tour, was a place kicker on ...

Author: Floyd Conner

Publisher: Potomac Books, Inc.

ISBN: 9781612340395

Category: Electronic books

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An irreverent look at one of the fastest-growing sports, played by more than 25 million Americans