Golf Guide for Parents and Players: Secrets of Success for Junior and College Golf, Professional Tour and Beyond

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Mansion, 2007 - 319 pages
Millions of children are getting into golf all over the world. Golf offers your child unparalleled opportunities -- world travel, money for college, great career choices. However young players sometimes suffer burnout, injury, and other specific problems, ruining their love of the game and desires to keep playing. How to motivate kids to go back, practice after practice. When to focus exclusively on golf. Save on lessons, find scholarships and sponsors. How to pursue college golf and a career in professional golf. Gain insight into golf organisations and agents. Have fun along the way at the best golf camps and resorts. Golf Guide for Parents and Players unveils the secrets of success for junior and college golf, the professional tour and beyond. Whether your child is 2 or 18, just starting, has played some golf, or is already a champion -- this book will provide a chockfull of practical answers and new ideas. Whether you are a player, a golf playing parent or a parent curious about golf, this book will empower you to get the most out of the game leading you down some amazing fairways, teeing up some big dreams, and driving you toward an exhilarating golfing life.

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Getting Kids Interested
First Class
In The Groove
Fun to Fiery
Tournament Time
Camps Schools and Academies
Gearing Up
Physical Conditioning
The Mental Game
Pushing How much is too much?
Money Wise
Careers in Golf
College Golf

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About the author (2007)

Jacqui Nicoletti-McSorley brings to this book a wealth of golf experience. As an avid and highly successful junior golfer, collegiate player at the University of Southern California, as a playing professional on the Japan LPGA Tour, and now a sought-after LPGA Teacher, she offers amazing insights for parents. A prolific contributing writer for golf magazines, she has also shared her knowhow on radio and television. Jacqui actively supports the growth of golf in her community and started an LPGAUSGA Girls Golf site in San Diego's north county leagues. Johnny Gonzales played professional golf in the United States, Canada & Mexico. A Golf Digest Top 50 teacher in California, San Diego PGA Teacher of the Year and PGA Junior Golf Leader of the Year, he is now The Director of Golf at Sycuan Resort and President of the California Junior Tour. Johnny is recognized for his Outstanding Service to juniors and contributes his unique breadth of golfing experience for the benefit of the parent and player.

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