With the memory and spirit of his longtime friend and mentor to guide him, he became the second oldest Masters champion, winning his second Masters at the age of I first read it becuase of the suggestions of my first real golf teacher, and good friend, Arkansas’s Bill Brown, a student of Harvey Penick. I just loved reading this book. The final three Penick-Shrake books were published after Penick’s death, based on Penick’s extensive notes from his lifetime of golf instruction. Feb 09, Brad Lyerla rated it it was amazing Shelves: Some humor and beautiful history of the game. Jul 13, Michael Johnson rated it it was amazing.

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Harvey Penick’s Little Red Book is a book on a series of tips and instructions to make the reader a more knowledgeable golfer. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Entertaining and eye opening This book was an exceptionally easy read. Books by Harvey Penick.

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This book was released while I was in high school in the 90’s. Mar 10, Joseph Cognard rated it it was amazing. It’s your perfect swing you strive for. He became the club’s assistant pro five years later, and after his graduation from high school, was promoted to head professional inwhere he remained until And with 50 years of teaching golf as a pro, Harvey has amassed a knowledge of golf teaching, technique, and philosophy that rivals anyone.


The lessons in this book were not only applied o golf but to life as well. Definitely a great read. I don’t didn’t really care about the name-drop stories at the end. I would recommend this book to a new golfer or someone who does not know much about golf. Often working hard is the simplest way, maybe not the funnest but the simplest. If you are a golf fanatic this is your book but it is also a great book for beginners in golf. The “15th club” reference is based on the golf rule that limits a player to carrying 14 clubs during a round.

A book that greatly simplifies golf, and will be helpful for any beginner.

As a history buff, I really enjoyed reading the history of the Austin Country Club, which opened inas well as the many historical anecdotes about the history of golf and golf players. Jul 11, Ben Margraves rated it really liked it Shelves: Penick was born in Austin, Texas. To which I mean the real object is to get a ball in a hole in fewest strokes in the simplest way.

Aug 08, Dave Wallace rated it it was amazing. That now is my mantra.

Harvey Penick’s Little Red Book: Lessons and Teachings From a Lifetime of Golf

Harvey was an old fashioned man with old fashioned teaching. And yet, I bet the vast majority of shots I hit in a round are just harfey.


harvey penicks little red book

Quotes from Harvey Penick’s L Harvey became the pro there in and stayed for over 50 years. I have reread this book 4 times now and always find something new.

harvey penicks little red book

So while he talks about people who are exceptions to the rules, he does give you the ‘rules’ that can help you improve golf. The book covers almost any scenario an armature golfer will face and how to fix it. The legendary Harvey Penick, who began his golfing career as a caddie in Austria, Texas, at the age of eight, worked with an amazing array of champions over the course of nearly a century, dispensing invaluable wisdom to golfers of every level.

Penick celebrates common sense and civility — what is more needed in our world?

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Without people like Penick who pass along their great knowledge, there would be many untold tips and stories. The funny thing is the were the golfers that Harvey Penick taught and some of them became professional golfers.

Jul 26, Jim Healy rated it it was amazing. Jul 13, Michael Johnson rated it it was amazing. This book was like my bible.