Let the world’s best female players show you how to hit longer, more accurate shots. From the basic techniques of hitting each shot, to shot selection on the course, to stroke-saving trouble shots, LPGA’s Guide to Every Shot covers the entire course, from tee to green.
Developed by the world’s leading professional women’s golf organization and oldest women`s professional sports organization, the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), the book features the best tour pros and instructors teaching how to execute every shot-making situation using every club in the bag. The dynamic photos in this full-color book bring the instruction to life, making it as attractive as it is useful.
Work on your own game by learning how the game’s best have developed their world-class techniques. Top LPGA Tour professionals outline their keys to success on the golf course: Karrie Webb and Liselotte Neumann show you correct techniques for full-swing irons and woods, Beth Daniel demonstrates fairway bunker shots, and Annika Sorenstam provides insights on course management. Players who are the best address the subjects they know best, giving you an extremely practical yet entertaining look at improving your golf game. And the tour players’ insights are complemented by tips from instructors who have been named LPGA Teacher of the Year and are Class A certified members of the LPGA Teaching and Club Professional (T&CP) Division.
Start improving your game today—get the expert instruction from the game’s top female professionals, found only in LPGA’s Guide to Every Shot.
Part I: Mastering Swings for Basic Shots
Chapter 1. Pre-Swing — Val Skinner and Dana Rader
Chapter 2. Putt — Jane Crafter and Betsy Clark
Chapter 3. Chip Shot — Colleen Walker and Betsy Clark
Chapter 4. Pitch Shot — Hollis Stacy and Lynn Marriott
Chapter 5. Sand Shot — JoAnne Carner and Lynn Marriott
Chapter 6. Full-Swing Irons and Woods — Karrie Webb, Liselotte Neuman, and Gale Peterson
Part II: Adapting Swings for Special Shots
Chapter 7. Draws and Hooks, Fades and Slices — Patty Sheehan, Brandie Burton, and Kay McMahon
Chapter 8. Uneven Lies — Julie Inkster and Dana Rader
Chapter 9. High and Low Shots — Kelly Robbins, Tammie Green, and Sharon Miller
Chapter 10. Fairway Bunker — Beth Daniel and Jane Frost
Chapter 11. Fairway Rough — Michelle McGann and Jane Frost
Chapter 12. Greenside Rough — Dottie Pepper and Diane McHeffey
Chapter 13. Flop Shot — Meg Mallon and Diane McHeffey
Part III: Playing the Game of Golf
Chapter 14. Course Management — Annika Sorenstam
Chapter 15. Life and Golf — Nancy Lopez and Lorie Kane
The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) is dedicated to the worldwide promotion and advancement of women's golf. The LPGA is committed to advancing women and the sport of golf through expanding its Tournament Division and the Teaching and Club Professional (T&CP) Division, and The LPGA Foundation, the LPGA's charitable arm. The oldest, longest running women's professional sports organization in the world, the LPGA celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2000.
The LPGA also provides additional opportunites to bring people into the game, including the LPGA Urban Youth Program, LPGA Girls Golf Club, Crayola LPGA Tour Junior Golf Clinics and First Tee Program, LPGA Golf Clinics for Women, The LPGA Foundation, Charitable Donations, the LPGA Tour Hall of Fame, and the LPGA Fan Village. Through its tournaments, more than $102 million has been raised for local charities from 1981 to 1999.
Founded in 1950, the LPGA is headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida, at LPGA International, which houses the association's home golf course.