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"Going for the Green: Prepare Your Body, Mind, and Swing for Winning Golf" by Gilchrist, Hill, and Troesch

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Good book for a competitive junior golfer to learn how to cycle through different phases of practice (technique, drills, competitive) before tournaments.  The book is mostly for learning how to prepare for tournaments and not much emphasis on technique.

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