• Title: Breaking Eighty: A Journey Through the 9 Fairways of Hell
  • Author: Lee Eisenberg
  • ISBN: 9780786883271
  • Page: 359
  • Format: Paperback
  • Breaking Eighty A Journey Through the Fairways of Hell A former editor of Esquire magazine explains how he learned the dynamics of learning how to play golf and develop an effective swing and offers empathy and advice to amateur players from a learner s
    A former editor of Esquire magazine explains how he learned the dynamics of learning how to play golf and develop an effective swing, and offers empathy and advice to amateur players from a learner s perspective.

    One Reply to “Breaking Eighty: A Journey Through the 9 Fairways of Hell”

    1. one of the funniest and most honest books on golf I've read--golf, that is, as it's played by us hackers for whom hope springs eternal, luck is always welcome, occasional flashes of brilliance (or at least competence) renew our illusions and addiction, but no amount of money or practice ever seems to develop real skill or talent. Eisenberg's main subject is the problem of learning (and teaching) golf -- or anything difficult, really -- and his obsessive quest for the magical technique, the perfe [...]

    2. The author describes his concentrated quest to become an improved golfer with the goal of breaking 80, describing the many different theories and instructors who help and hinder his quest. He eventually improves by offers no magic solution.

    3. A great look at the muddled landscape of golf self-help books, written not from the perspective of a pro who's already figured it out, but from a fellow layperson.

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