Harvey Penick's Little Red Book

  • by Harvey Penick, Bud Shrake
  • Narrated by Jack Whitaker
  • 1 hrs and 27 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Harvey Penick's life in golf began when he was eight years old, caddying at the Austin, Texas, Country Club. Eight decades later, he is still there, dispensing wisdom to pros and beginners alike. His stature in the golf world is reflected in the wide array of champions that he has worked with, including those featured in this audio program. And it is not for nothing that the Teacher of the Year Award given by the Golf Teachers Association is called the Harvey Penick Award. After sixty years of keeping notes on the things he's seen and learned and on the golfing greats he's taught, Penick lets the secrets in his Little Red Book be heard by the golf world in this classic work. His simple, direct, practical wisdom pares away all the hypertechnical jargon that's grown up around the game, and lets all golfers play their best - whatever their level.

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A golf essential

I couldn't believe there was no review for this so I had to offer my 2 cents. While the avid reader & student of golf will probably find nothing new, it's still an essential part of your golf library. I own dozens of golf books but find myself returning to this gem time after time. Broken down into pithy little chapters, the uncomplicated wisdom of this man shines through like a break in the clouds as you approach the first tee. It's not clever or sophisticated, and all the better for it. As my game grows, so does my love for this book: I find more and more depth of meaning in the words.
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- Wyatt Bingham

It's great.

I'm a golf teacher. I read "Harvey Penick's Little Red Book" many times. I think it's a great book for every golfer. Especially, if you are a golf teacher, you need to read it for your golf.
Thanks a lot!
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- Hak-Oh

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-02-2000
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio