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Putting Out of Your Mind

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This old adage is familiar to all golfers but is especially resonant with Dr. Bob Rotella, the bestselling author of Golf Is Not a Game of Perfect and one of the foremost golf authorities today. In Putting Out of Your Mind, Rotella offers entertaining and instructive insight into the key element of a winning game -- great putting. He here reveals the unique mental approach ...more
ebook, 192 pages
Published July 4th 2001 by Free Press (first published June 1996)
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Lisa
This book is okay. I'm pretty new to the golf self-help literature, but even I can tell that there are no startlingly different ideas here. This audio edition is an abridgement of the text version, and I feel no need to go read the real book to find out what was left out. Rotella reads the text himself, and he is not a dynamic speaker (as most authors are not!). I can sort of see the necessity here, though, since he's saying how "I told semi-famous golfer 1 this," "I made semi-famous golfer 2 do ...more
Robert Strandquist
Published in 2001, I first read Dr. Rotella's "Putting Out of Your Mind" ten years ago because my putting was out of control. I was 3-putting too often due to a range of causes. After reading this brief, 167 page book of advice, my putting improved dramatically. Fast forward to 2013, after a three year hiatus from playing, my putting woes returned. I pulled Rotella's book off the shelf and gave it a second read. This past weekend I had only one 3-putt in 36 holes played. There is no secret to Ro ...more
Joseph
This book focuses on stepping aside and simplifying one’s approach to putting. In the book are good reminders; nothing breakthrough, but a simple back to basics. The author strips down one’s swing thoughts into the essentials. He also provides good arguments for this, where a natural feel must overcome overthinking, as well as providing methods for how to shut out conflicting actions/emotions. Finally, real life examples are provided with students Hal Sutton, Brad Faxon and others
Francis
Sound advise for nervous putters and yes I am talking to you.
Janis Oeschger
I read and reread this book to get ready for a new golf season. My first few golf games of the season I have shaved several points off my score. I give all the credit to this book. This is a must read with Bob's "Golf is not a game of perfect".
Travis Casey
This book has vastly improved my putting by teaching me how and what to focus on. A must read for anyone who has a cluttered mind on the putting green.
Wilma Rebstock
I read this years ago and it is very good/helpful.
Gary
Fast and easy read. Definitely helped my putting.
Karen
Didn't work I still can't make a putt
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