Ben Hogan's premise in this 1957 classic is driven home in bold letters: "THE AVERAGE GOLFER IS ENTIRELY CAPABLE OF BUILDING A REPEATING SWING AND BREAKING 80." Religions are founded on less, and Hogan's detailed analyses and illustrated demonstrations of grip, stance, posture, and the two basic components of the swing make up a sacred book. Though its very simplicity seems dated, this is the tome of technique that should serve as the foundation of every golf library.
Jim Fogerty Professional, Sunset Country Club, St. Louis Most articles on golf deal only in theory, but Ben is to be congratulated on probably the most practical series on golf instruction ever written.
Timothy E. Sick Calgary After reading the first two articles, I had a 73 for the first time in my life, and hadn't played for six months before that.
Frank Sadler Professional, Bellingham Country Club, Bellingham, Washington It's the first time words and illustrations have made golfing technique absolutely clear. I'm applying the lessons to my teaching program here and highly recommending them to my pupils. I'd say it's the greatest instruction series of all time. Women are particularly keen on it. It'll make a lot of new golfers -- good golfers.
This is an excellent book to read if you're looking to improve your basic golf swing. Everything from grip, setup, and swing plane to muscles used during the swing is covered and... Read morePublished 1 day ago by jmerten
Excellent book. Love the background info on Ben and the tips are fabulous.Published 2 days ago by Kathryn Short
I read it daily and have shared it with my daughters and co-workers.Published 4 days ago by damian barton
Excellent Book on the fundamentals anf if followed will definitely improve your game. Outstanding addition ao any golfer's library.Published 5 days ago by Richard S Millen