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I finally bought this and am a couple of chapters in. Holy sweet mother of paper cuts this book screams for an ebook edition with hyperlinks. If one wanted a real life case of the usefulness of hyperlinks, this is the book, no disrespect to HK.
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Originally Posted by nevets88 View Post

I finally bought this and am a couple of chapters in. Holy sweet mother of paper cuts this book screams for an ebook edition with hyperlinks. If one wanted a real life case of the usefulness of hyperlinks, this is the book, no disrespect to HK.

 

Agreed ! I once thought of a web site or an app that would present the concepts and the interconnections between them with direct quotes from the book.

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Originally Posted by Etzwane View Post
 

Agreed ! I once thought of a web site or an app that would present the concepts and the interconnections between them with direct quotes from the book.

 

I bet more than a few electronic versions exist with hyperlinks they're just not public. The book's not that long and tools nowadays make conversion much easier and quicker. I could OCR it and do the links for a couple of chapters in 1 or 2 hours.

 

I bet there are a few that look like this:

 

post #94 of 94

Homer Kelley was a very methodical, almost OCD guy and "The Golfing machine" is simply an encyclopedia of the Physics and Geometry of every possible way to move a Golf Ball with a legal Golf Club, powered by a human being.

 

Whether a book or a tip in a magazine, nearly everything you read about Golf can be confusing.

 

I was certified as a STAR SYSTEM Instructor in 1983 by Tommy Tomasello, one of the first 6 PGA members to work with Homer and Ben Doyle. The book has been with me on the lesson tee for thousands of hours.  I have NEVER found anything between it's bright yellow covers that wasn't true.  I have over 100 books of instruction in my library and each one contains some aspect of the perception, feelings, or ideals of the writer?teacher, that is arguable or can be disputed.

 

There are many great teachers in the 21st century and every one of them owes a debt to Homer Kelley for giving us a a method of explaining the Physics, Geometry, and physiology of our great game in a truthful, consistent and accurate manner.

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