In chapters such as "During Your Swing Is Not the Time to Give Yourself a Lesson", "Isn't Where You Have to Play It From Punishment Enough?" and "How to Enjoy a Bad Round of Golf," the author guides golfers with simple yet powerful techniques to prepare for, execute, and, equally important, respond to the results of any golf shot. The author, Dr. Joseph Parent, is a PGA Tour Instructor who draws on his teaching experience to offer special methods that have led to amazing improvements in the games of professionals and amateurs alike.
Zen Golf offers a fresh perspective for golf and for life. Rather than focus on what's wrong with us (what's broken, flawed, or missing) we can take the attitude that there is something fundamentally, essentially right with us. Through mindful awareness, distractions and negativity can be recognized and cleared away.
Clear, concise, and enlightening, Zen Golf introduces a unique combination of modern psychology, Buddhist wisdom, and professional golf instruction. By applying classic insights and stories to the challenges of golf, Zen Golf shows you how to make your mind an ally instead of an enemy: how to stay calm, clear the interference that leads to poor shots, and eliminate bad habits and mental mistakes. Zen Golf shapes ancient philosophies into new teachings, leading golfers to the effortless focus and unconditional confidence of being in "the zone."
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Went from 14 to 5 hcp in 6 months with Zen Golf
This is the best. Not only should you have this audio book in your iPod but also in your car. Dr. Parent's soothing voice will definitely help you get the right tempo in your swing, will slow you down with your game, will chase away all the bad thoughts during your setup, and finally will help you develop a mental routine that will insure your find the perfect swing within you. I must have listened to it a good dozen times, and still go back to it often. If you're serious about being a good golfer, this is for you.
What a great book!!!! This book not only taught me so much about golf, but also introduced me to the world of "zen". I enjoyed this book so much that I recommended to about 100 people that I knew. This is the book every golfer should read. Now, I am planning to attend Dr. Parent's golf school.
It's worth it!!!
I bought the book and listened to his voice and fell in to a world of relaxation. I'm a 12 year old who is serious about golf. my hdcp is know a 6 after listening 2 Dr. P.