Improve your golf game by learning the underlying fundamentals of the golf swing in this acclaimed, unique contribution to the sport. Finally, you’ll understand: -why shortening your backswing doesn’t substantially decrease clubhead velocity -what components contribute to the optimal swing and what variations are acceptable -how and why properly shifting your weight adds to distance -why a golf ball behaves and spins as it does and much more.
Written by a physicist after some twenty years of research, Physics of Golf is the only book devoted exclusively to explaining the science behind a successful golf game. Technical appendices offer details for the so inclined. The revised and expanded second now offers you: -new material on high-tech club designs -a complete new chapter on short putts -additional applications of physics to the problems every player faces.