Penick was the golf coach at the University of Texas from to , coaching the Longhorns to 21 Southwest Conference championships in 33 years, including 20 out of 23 seasons from to —38; —47; —52; I can’t hear very well on the phone, and Helen had to interpret, shouting back and forth as I tried to straighten out Don’s grip. His good nature shines from every page: Aug 09, C C rated it it was amazing Shelves: If Tommy wants, I will break my rule that I never visit the club on weekends, and will have Penny drive me to the putting green to meet with Tommy on Saturday and Sunday morning, as well as on Thursday and Friday. The game of golf has changed since then, and he notes it near the end of the book when he covers trick shots. Harvey got many students when he was retired.

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What a comfort this little book is for a golfer! I received as much joy from coaxing a first-time pupil, a woman from Paris, into hitting the ball into the air so that she could go back llttle France and harvey penicks little red book golf with her husband as I did from watching the development of all the fine players I have been lucky enough to know. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Don Massengale of the Senior Tour had phoned me at home the night before for a long-distance putting lesson.

Don’t over practice on a driver. Reading it now, I have penick think hard to understand some sentences. Some interesting notes very basic. Harvey coached at the University of Texas. So while he penickz about people who are exceptions to the rules, he does give you the ‘rules’ that can help you improve golf.


I was a golfer and it consumed my life most of the harvey penicks little red book. Sign up and get a free eBook! This book was like my bible. See you in the fairways! Contained in its pages is everything you need to know about golf from a technical standpoint, along with Penick’s priceless memories of working with famous pros, teaching absolute nobodies to get the ball in the air, along with some fun stories about his golf course. Harvey got many students when he was ret I thought this book really described how the author felt while writing and teaching from this book.

Feb 13, Bob rated it liked it Shelves: To which I mean the real object is to get a ball in a hole in fewest strokes in the simplest way.

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I read this book at the driving range and I like it enough that if the second book is still at BookOff the next time I visit, I’ll probably get it I obviously didn’t learn my lesson about having too many books when I moved.

Plus, it’s a quick read. Blok a pleasure to read the simple breakdown of golf’s most complex concepts. Golf Books Inspired by The Masters.

However, I can’t refuse to help when my old friend Tommy Kite, the leading money winner in the history of the game, walks harvey penicks little red book to my golf cart and asks if I will watch him putt for a while. I have been teaching. Ben hasn’t been gone long before the doorbell rings and it’s one of our members, Gil Kuykendall, who brings Air Force General Robin Olds into the living room and asks if I will give the general a lesson on the rug from my wheelchair.


A key take away for me is that Penick instructs us to “take dead aim. But when he had a hook he started to write down all of his techniques and knowledge about golf in a little red book. Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! In the post-tournament interview, Crenshaw said: Penick 22 Penick stresses the importance of all the things written in the book.

Harvey Penick’s Little Red Book: Lessons and Teachings From a Lifetime of Golf

That’s what I bought the hravey for. Lessons and Teachings from a Lifetime in Golf. I am wearing myself out, they say. The most important thing I learned from Harvey Penick is simple: Golfers need to keep it simple. Ben is one of the greatest players of all time, a natural.

Harvey Penick’s Little Red Book is a book on a series of tips and instructions to make the reader a more knowledgeable golfer.