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Reviews of the Top 10 Golf Books of 2017

Welcome to our reviews of the Best Golf Books of 2017 (also known as Teach Yourself Golf Guides). Check out our top 10 list below and follow our links to read our full in-depth review of each golf book, alongside which you'll find costs and features lists, user reviews and videos to help you make the right choice.

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As you would expect from our Number 1 review, The Simple Golf Swing ticks all the boxes.  This is a snazzy package that outshines every other product in this category.  If you only buy one, this is the one for you.  However at $67 it is also the most expensive.  Let's see what you get for your dollars. The format is an e-book with accompanying instructional video that can...

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How To Break 80 is a golf instruction manual in the form of a downloadable e-book.  The techniques learned in this guide cover a wide range of golfing topics, all designed to improve your game.  The author Jack Moorehouse breaks down all the common stumbling blocks and pitfalls of the average golfer and deals with them individually.  He covers fundamentals and provides simple steps to improve on them and...

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How to Practice Your Golf Swing Like the Pros is the book available through the golf training website of World Long Drive Champion, Eric Jones called TargetCentredGolf.com.  The topic of this book is practising your swing. Available only in download form, you can print off the PDF or choose the Kindle download version if you have an electronic Kindle Reader.  The first thing you will notice about this product...

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Golf Swing Book teaches a technique uniquely designed to improve your golf swing.  It comes in the form of an e-book which can be instantly downloaded from the website, and a whole package of free bonuses to help your learning experience.  The tuition is based on technique and there is no inclusion of psychology and so appears to be focused on achieving technical results.  The idea is to produce...

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Swing Like a Pro: The Breakthrough Scientific Method of Perfecting Your Golf Swing combines the styles and techniques of top golfing professionals and presents a method for emulating the perfect golf swing.  Authors Dr. Ralph Mann and Fred Griffin spent 17 years researching scientific findings and perfecting the ideal teaching method for passing on this information to fellow golfers to provide the ultimate guide.  The authors bring their own...

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There are a couple of popular short paperbacks in this category on golfing fundamentals written by golfing mentors.  Ben Hogan's 5 Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf has achieved popularity by being an easy guide for the beginner.  It is clearly written and covers the golfing fundamentals by way of short chapters with clear illustrations.  The idea is to go back to basics and break the golf lesson down...

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The Golf Swing Speed Challenge teaches you to gain improved accuracy and power to your long drive.  The author, Alex Gairdner describes himself as "just an average golfer" who wanted to improve his long drive.  He found that by studying swing techniques available he could only hit distances of about 230 yards.  He looked into why this might be, and one option was to buy a custom fitted driver,...

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The author of Zen Golf: Mastering the Mental Game, Dr Joseph Parent teaches Life Coaching for business, life and golf and has done so for over 30 years.  He is an expert is mastering the mental game of golf.  In the early 1970s, Parent encountered the practice of Buddhist mindful awareness and how it can help eliminate negative patterns of self-defeating behavior.  After completing his PhD in psychology he...

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One of the longer paperbacks in this category, Bobby Jones on Golf is a top golfing classic read.  Robert Tyre Jones, A.K.A., Bobby Jones, was an amateur champion between 1923 and 1930.  Because of his competitive ability to win and then win again, he set the standard for golf as we now know it. Jones played his first major tournament at age 14, the US Amateur and finished in...

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Harvey Penick's Little Red Book: Lessons and Teachings From a Lifetime in Golf started out as a notebook of things that he learned about golf over the years.  He opens with, "An old pro told me that originality does not consist of saying what has not been said before; it consists of saying what you have to say that you know to be the truth".  This highly coveted little...

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Latest User Reviews

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It worked well for me
User Review of The Keys to the Effortless Golf Swing by Average Golfer on 22 August 2014

I liked this book better than most I have read. It is simple and concise, and it helped me hit the ball farther with less effort. I think it is best for beginners and high handicappers because the suggestions are... (Read the full review)



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Get out what you put in
User Review of Golf Swing Speed Challenge by Tony on 10 April 2013

It is not a silver bullet, it takes time and effort, but it works, I am only half way thru the program and have already noticed I am hitting the ball further. I am 50 years old and ride a... (Read the full review)



 



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