Golf Books Worth Reading - Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf

By Ryan Watson

 

With the current coronavirus pandemic disrupting both professional and recreational golfers, it's a great time to brush up on your reading with some of the great golf books on offer. Today we look at a classic from the golf genre with Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf. 

Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf

Ben Hogan is widely recognized as one of the greatest golfers of all time, with 64 PGA Tour wins and 9 major titles. He is one of only 5 golfers with a career grand slam, and in 1953 won 3 of the major championships that year. When Hogan wrote this book he wanted to provide practical help to average golfers by focusing on the fundamentals. Those are the grip, stance, posture, downswing, the backswing. The book provides practical advice that is designed to take strokes of your game fast. The fact that Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf remains in print with over a million books sold proves just how valuable this resource is. 

 

 

About The Author

Ryan Watson is a freelance sportswriter and history professor. He has been an avid fan of golf since his father signed him up for golf camp as a young child. Ryan enjoys following the professional game and learning about new equipment and gadgets.

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