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Cindy Reid's Ultimate Guide to Golf for Women [Hardcover]

Cindy Reid , Steve Eubanks
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia; 1st Atria Books Hardcover Ed edition (15 Jun 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0743444191
  • ISBN-13: 978-0743444194
  • Product Dimensions: 24.1 x 19.4 x 2.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 174,545 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Offers a complete women's guide to golf, sharing practical advice and instruction for beginners and experienced golfers alike on everything from driving, putting, and course management to etiquette, fashion, and fitness.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
By Mr. R. J. Wyndham VINE VOICE
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I came across a reference to Cindy and was intriqued by a lady obtaining such prestigious golf positions - and also setting up a school in China. Further investigation showed that she took up golf much later in life than is the norm - at 24 years old. She considers that this means that she has had to learn from an adult prospective, rather than learning ths basics at a very early age. This struck a chord with me, as mature learners tend to look at things in a more analytical way, rather than just copying swings at a really young age.

The fact that it is written for woman didn't concern me, as I tend to think that seniors golfers are better studying lady golfers, rather than the ultra powerful men professionals.

The book itself is well written, very readable and, I guess from her own history, seemed sympathetic to the learning style of mature golf students.

I took a chance and bought a second hand copy, and am very pleased with my purchase.

Choosing one's "main instruction manual" can be a question of teaching and teacher styles. I'm sure a number of players would find this book very useful. There are some references to lady specific swing issues, but I think it is equally good reading for men golfers.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excelllent 18 Jun 2011
By Culture Enthusiast TOP 1000 REVIEWER
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Very well written, the book addresses learning to play golf from a woman's point of view. Cindy has a very engaging writing style and she points out some technical issues that are women's only. Additionally she focuses on learning to play golf as an adult. I really like the book's layout (quality pictures and step by step explanations) and the honesty of the author: stay away from ladies balls, they are a gimmick and repackaged rejects. Useful section on etiquette and fitness. Highly recommended!
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding! 21 July 2003
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
A straightforward and extremely helpful look at golf for women (and men too). Cindy has been able to educate me in simple and a straighforward manner about golf and instructional tips to improve my game. I am excited and have renewed energy to approach golf from a different point of view without feeling intimidated by the game, rules, or people that are playing at a higher level.
She has the obvious ability to cut through the unnecessary "stuff" and get to the point by explaining and utilizing non-techincal and easily understandable techniques. I look forward to getting her instructional video also. Thanks Cindy for making the game more fun!
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A great book for beginners 3 July 2008
By Tami M. - Published on Amazon.com
I just recently started playing golf and took a few lessons. I found this book supported everything my instructor said and really cemented what I was learning. It is an instructional book but I found it easy to read and difficult to put down! Definitely a great book for someone just starting out. It was motivational and provided an overview of the golf swing, etiquette, and included some exercises to improve your "golf fitness".
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3.0 out of 5 stars It's just ok 14 Jun 2012
By Jenn - Published on Amazon.com
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I am just starting to learn the game. I have taken a few lessons from the pro at our club and figured reading up on the sport could't hurt. The illustrations and photos were good and the book had a few tips that I hadn't heard before, but other than that I wasn't impressed. It kept repeating you won't be any good unless you spend 8-10 hours a day practicing. I know that practice is important, and maybe this book is geared more towards the women who don't have jobs or a family. I have read both Golf is a Woman's Game, and Womens Guide to Golf, both of which I enjoyed and learned more from.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good Book for Men and Women 8 Oct 2009
By N. A. Nelson - Published on Amazon.com
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Although written from a woman's perspective, the golf tips apply to either gender. I thought the book was very helpful.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Cindy Reid Understands Women's Golf 14 Sep 2009
By Sandra L. Coleman - Published on Amazon.com
This is the first time I have read a golf instruction book from a woman's point of view. I recommend this book to any woman who is looking to improve her golf.
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