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Teaching many lessons

7.50am 22nd August 2007 - Media

Recently published books by David Leadbetter and Neil Tappin contain well-illustrated advice for golfers of all standards and abilities.

Leadbetter’s Quick Tips
The Very Best Short Lessons to Fix Any Part of Your Golf Game

Published in hardback by Aurum Press priced £12.99

David Leadbetter is Teaching Professional for Golf Digest magazine in the United States and one of the superstars of golf coaching, credited with helping Nick Faldo to several Majors wins and continuing to coach the world’s best players like Ernie Els and Michelle Wie.

This book is a superbly accessible collection of mini-lessons for all golfers, whatever their golfing standard. Derived from Leadbetter’s Golf Digest column and lavishly illustrated with colour photographs and graphics, the tips include:
Longer and straighter drives; consistency from the fairway; more accurate iron play; better bunker shots; and making more putts

David Leadbetter’s other books include the bestselling The Golf Swing, 100% Golf and Lessons from the Golf Greats.

Swing Perfect
The easy way to an immaculate swing
by Neil Tappin; published by Hamlyn priced £12.99

Neil Tappin is a highly regarded sports journalist and is Instruction Editor at Golf Monthly. He has unique access to the best coached in the UK, as well as some of the finest golfers in the world.

A smooth, rhythmic swing, producing straight shots time after time is the ambition of every golfer, but sometimes the technique can seem dauntingly complicated. Swing Perfect analyses every element of the perfect shot, from address, through impact to finishing position.

Learn the basics, hone good technique on the practice ground, experiment with advance technique and take the course to improve your handicap. The book includes step-by step photographs to show how to play the perfect shot. With innovative ideas for practice drills and quick-fix tips for weak areas of your game, Swing Perfect also includes advice on playing in difficult conditions, judging distance, altering trajectory and fairway bunker play.

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