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Easy-to-grasp techniques for improving the short game
About 70 percent of the shots in a round of golf are taken 75 yardsfrom the pin or closer, making the short game the most significantfactor in a golfer's score. This practical guide shows readers howto shave strokes off their game by improving their pitching,chipping, bunker play, and putting. Golfers will find expert tipson choosing the right wedges, putters, and balls, as well asillustrated step-by-step instructions on swings used in short-gameshots. They'll also find information on how to beat bunkers andother hazards and how to play various lies-in deep rough, from thefairway, uphill, side-hill, and off bare ground. There's also asection on stretches, exercises, and drills to improve techniques,as well as tips on reading greens for accurate putting.
Michael Patrick Sheils (Birmingham, MI) is a member of the GolfWriters Association of America. He has written four books, and hisarticles and columns have appeared in worldwide magazines andnewspapers. Michael Kernicki (Miami Beach, FL) has been a PGAmember for 27 years and is currently the Head Professional at thehistoric Indian Creek Country Club in Miami Beach.

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