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The Elements of Scoring: A Master's Guide to the Art of Scoring Your Best When You're Not Playing Your Best

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Say Good-Bye to Doubles and Triples Forever
Every aspect of golf, from the swing to the follow-through, is a means to one deceptively simple end: to get the ball into the hole in the fewest strokes possible. The Elements of Scoring explains how paying attention to the way you play -- regardless of your level of skill -- will guarantee you fewer strokes, a better overall g
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Paperback, 176 pages
Published April 27th 2000 by Simon & Schuster (first published April 27th 1998)
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Greg Brozeit
Jan 07, 2016 Greg Brozeit rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I purchased this book in 1999 and I have re-read all or parts of it annually. It is, without question, the best book about golf for golfers who take the game seriously. Whenever I hit a bad drought, something every golfer experiences, I always go back to this book to find hints about how to get out of it.

Rather than being a book on how to play the game, it is more of a guide about how to think about playing the game. Floyd reminds us that the bottom line about golf is scoring. And scoring depend
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James Stout
Jul 26, 2010 James Stout rated it really liked it
I've been working on my golf game a little this summer and this book really helped me improve psychologically. I had a 78 in June and several rounds in the low eighties since. I think there's tons of practical advice for all levels of player and it even spills over into life lessons. Raymond Floyd was a great golfer and either he has a phenomenal editor, or he's pretty eloquent, too.
Jrottinghaus
May 16, 2009 Jrottinghaus rated it liked it
helpful in improving the mental approach to the game. good practical tips. floyd's condescension gets a little old, though.
John Melloy
Jun 23, 2012 John Melloy rated it really liked it
Not a book about mechanics. Just a great book about having the right attitude and playing smart when hitting the links.
Kevin Connolly
Aug 31, 2009 Kevin Connolly rated it it was amazing
A marvelous book on strategy and scoring by Ray Floyd for golfers of all abilities. Highly recommended!
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