Re: "The Little Red Book" (and his other books) by Harvey Penick
Originally Posted by Nick
Originally Posted by Jell0b0y
As I've mentioned, the Little Red Book is the closest I've ever come to formal golf lessons. I also read a bit of Ben Hogan's book, but they struck me as polar opposites. Mr. Penick is all about feeling the swing, using anecdotes, and never overcomplicating the game of golf. As I started to read Hogan, I felt like I was in my high school physics class. Now that it's been a decade I should circle back and try Hogan again, but I've been very careful to steer clear of anyone who wants to get really technical about the golf swing.
I'd love to know what some others think about this seemingly huge difference in teaching philosophy. Can they complement each other? Or will they just complicate?