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Inhe 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.

Price may vary by retailer. Seven years after his death, inhe was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame. This man often puts me on track to the simplest way. Thank you for your feedback. But whether it is for beginners, medium players, experts or children, anything I say in my book has been tried and tested with Success.

How many great teachers do you suppose will be there? I would recommend this book to a new golfer or someone who does not know much about golf. While Penick was a strong all-around teacher of the game, he was perhaps the most gifted instructor of the mental game who ever lived. Instructional, fun and humbling. Enjoyable read chock full of golf wisdom, anecdotes, history, and people. Sign up and get a free eBook!

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. The book goes over the basics like holding the club, hand position, harevy. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Sep 22, Wm Hardy rated it it was amazing. My little Red Book is a book that helps the beginner or even the seasoned pro golfer with physical and psychological tips for the game. But when he had a son he started to write down all of his techniques and knowledge about golf in a little red book.


I have reread this book 4 times now and always find something new. Nov 15, Kyle Begley rated it it was amazing. It’s your perfect swing you strive for.

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Penick died in Austin in Oct 23, Gabe Baugess rated it really liked it. Simple and wise, Penick penuck golf sensible for expert and hacker alike.

May 06, Linda Kelly rated it it was amazing. I don’t want to cut into the teaching time of any of our fine club professionals, either. He won’t break in the tournament, but he will make it around luttle golf course.

Thanks for having it available. Ships from and sold by Amazon. His teaching offers hope that at least some of our crookedness can be made straight.

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

Penick simplifies the technical jargon of other instructional books and communicates the very essence of the game, and his “Little Red Book” is full of inspiration and homespun wisdom that reflects at once his great love of golf as well as his great talent for teaching. English Choose a language for shopping. Feb 13, Bob rated it liked it Shelves: I hrvey 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.

For one thing, I never regarded myself as any kind of genius. One person found this helpful.

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But takes you into unusual areas like in your mind swing a bucket of water you’ll have to read the page or two this is on to get the justbut this has helped me with my new golf pro grip and the rithium of the swing. I usually hit 4 harveey 5 irons to get to the green it is a par 5 depending on my shots, putt out. This takes practice because of ripped greens or sloped greens, I still go for a little speed to take out the ball drift, which I usually pay for in a longer second shot.


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Or I may be sitting in my cart in the shade penck the spring breeze and the rolling greenery of our beautiful golf course, with the blue water of Lake Austin sparkling below, as good and peaceful a place as I know on this earth, and the young touring pro Cindy Figg-Currier may stop and say hello and eventually work up the nerve to ask if I will look at her putting stroke. I would recommend this book to anyone looking to start playing golf or that has been golfing for a long time.


In fact, the only golf book I’v read was given to me in my first incarnation as a golfer ages Definitely a great read.

I kept it locked in my briefcase.

Harvey Penick’s Little Red Book

A key take away for me is that Penick instructs us to “take dead aim. I fit the general with a strong grip and teach him a very short swing.

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One of my favorite quotes was, ” You don’t harveyy to worry about the good golfer and the good swing but the bad golfer and the awful swing cause he has gotten use to his swing that’s why he is so good.

Then it burst out of me.