Power Golf

Power Golf

by Ben Hogan


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Now available in trade paperback—the best golf instruction book ever written from one of golf’s all time greatest players—featuring more than 120 self-teaching tips and illustrations to show readers how to lower their golf score.

"There is no such individual as a born golfer. Some have more natural ability than others, but they’ve all been made."—Ben Hogan

Considered one of the greatest golfers in the history of the game, Ben Hogan is still noted for the phenomenal power of his swing and his unbeatable ability as a ball striker. He is also known for his dedication to practice and his belief that any golfer can, with training, determination, and a little guidance, improve his or her game significantly. With the help of his classic book, Power Golf, you too can achieve a higher level of play than you ever thought possible.

Profusely illustrated with detailed line drawings, Power Golf walks you through every step of the skills that Ben Hogan painstakingly acquired over his years as a champion player. Here, you will find:· How to master the celebrated Hogan grip that made his swing so powerful

· Why a balanced stance is important, and how to achieve it

· The details of a winning backswing and downswing

· How to achieve greater distance from your wood shots

· Why iron shots are so important and how to accomplish greater accuracy

· Minimizing your number of putts

· How to conquer bunker, uphill, and downhill shots

· Playing in rain and wind

· And featuring Ben Hogan’s "Eight Hints on How to Lower Your Score"

No matter how experienced a golfer you are—whether a beginner or more advanced—Power Golf will help you play through to your best game ever.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781439195284
Publisher: Gallery Books
Publication date: 11/02/2010
Pages: 178
Sales rank: 204,922
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Ben Hogan discovered golf as a fifteen-year-old caddie. He turned pro at seventeen, joined the tour full-time as a nineteen-year-old in 1931, and has won nine pro majors. A four-time PGA Player of the Year, he is one of only four golfers to win all four professional majors. At forty-one, he won five of six tournaments, including the Masters, U.S. Open and the British Open. Hogan died at eighty-four in 1997 in his home in Fort Worth.

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Power Golf 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My son, wife, and I enjoyed reading this book by Ben Hogan. A golf instructional book clasic.
Guest More than 1 year ago
First let me start by saying that I'm a huge fan of Ben Hogan. But the book is a disappointment to me when compared to his book 'Ben Hogan's Five Lessons : The Modern Fundamentals of Golf' which is a masterpiece. Power golf as you can probably tell by the cover is a bit antiquated. He uses a lot of terms that most golfers now a days wouldn't be familiar with. He also relies on stories and references that the average golfer won't experience. He spends a hole 4 pages on putting. To me putting is half of the game. It certainly is half of most peoples score. His other tips on wind play and uneven lies is more general then specific. Its a quick read and those with good swings will find validation in his words. Those who are struggling to improve should read 'Ben Hogan's Five Lessons : The Modern Fundamentals of Golf' it will do more to educate and inspire the average golfer.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Ben Hogan's easy to understand style makes for easy reading. Great illustrations. If you are having problems with golf game spend the $7 - I did. It stopped the shanks, gave me 1 1/2 more in club distance, and knocked off 5 strokes.
Guest More than 1 year ago
A back to basics bible on golf. I had the shanks to the point of giving up the game after 20 years. Based on this book, I changed my stance, ball position, grip and swing. I gained 2 clubs on irons, and learned what backspin is. Got new putting stroke and grip. Went from high 80's to mid 70's.