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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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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
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
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.
Fast and easy read. Definitely helped my putting.
Didn't work I still can't make a putt
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