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GOLF


by DEWANE J. JOHNSON, ROBERT OLIVER  Purchase Book
and SHARON SHIELDS

1st edition, June 1979, 61 pages, $10.95
ISBN 978-0-89641-027-5  Review Shopping Cart


This book is one of a series of activity texts available from American Press.  It provides an individualized learning appraoch to the basic skills of golf.  Skill sheets break each fundamental skill into key learning componenets.  Performance tests are provided to enable the student to evaluate progres.  Photographs and illustrations emphasize key points.  Rules, equipment and a glossary are also included.

CONTENTS

Chapter 1:  INTRODUCTION TO GOLF
History
Benefits
Learning Objectives
Glossary
Rules of Golf
Formal Rules
Self Instruction for General Warm-Up

Chapter 2:  FUNDAMENTAL TECHNIQUES FOR GOLF
Grip
Stance
The full Stroke—The Swing (Irons and Woods)
Approach Shots
Evaluation of Fundamental Techniques

Chapter 3:  TECHNIQUES FOR PLAYING THE COURSE
Sand Trap Shot
Playing the Rough
Playing Uneven Ground
Playing the Wind
Strategy
Evaluation of Situation Shots
Self-Evaluation Tests

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Dewayne J. Johnson is Professor in the Department of Movement Science and Physical Education at Florida State University in Tallahassee.  Before coming to Florida State, Dewayne taught for four years at George Peabody College in Nashville.  He received his B.S. from Southern State College in South Dakota, his M.P.E. from Idaho State University, and his Ph.D. from Texas A&M University.

Robert Oliver is currently the Legislative Services Director for the national Collegiate Athletic Association.  Bob holds a Ph.D. from George Peabody College.  His previous positions include Athletic Director at University of Northern Colorado at Greeley; Athletic Director at Slippery Rock State College in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania; Instructor of Physical Education and Assistant Basketball Coach at Western Carolina University at George Peabody College and Chairman and Director of Athletics at newberry College in South Carolina.

Sharon Shields is a Professor in the Physical Education Department at George Peabody College in Nashville, Tennessee.

 

 

 

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