Gary Player's Black Book by Gary Player audiobook

Gary Player's Black Book: 60 Tips on Golf, Business, and Life from the Black Knight

By Gary Player  with Michael Vlismas
Read by Shaun Grindell
Foreword by Lee Trevino

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4.56 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9781665266253

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Gary Player's Black Book contains fifty questions and detailed responses from eighteen-time major winner Gary Player. The book, divided into three parts, focuses on specific scenarios and problems that arise in golf, life, and business. In the first section on golf, topics include putting, scoring, etiquette, the mental side of the game, and fitness and nutrition. In the section on life, Player, the father of six and grandfather to twenty-two, addresses issues such as parenting, who to turn to when in need of advice, and more. Finally, in the section on business, he details how to deal with competition, among other topics. Player responds to questions such as: Golf: How do I play a bunker shot from a plugged lie? Life: I feel like I’ve lost the passion for what I do. How do I get that back? Business: When people criticize my work I take it very personally. How do you handle criticism? Player draws from both on and off the course experiences dealing with competitors, businesspeople, and family. In doing so, he offers a unique glimpse into handling adversity with regard to these relationships. The advice that he offers is invaluable to fans of all ages.

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Summary

Gary Player's Black Book contains fifty questions and detailed responses from eighteen-time major winner Gary Player. The book, divided into three parts, focuses on specific scenarios and problems that arise in golf, life, and business.

In the first section on golf, topics include putting, scoring, etiquette, the mental side of the game, and fitness and nutrition. In the section on life, Player, the father of six and grandfather to twenty-two, addresses issues such as parenting, who to turn to when in need of advice, and more. Finally, in the section on business, he details how to deal with competition, among other topics. Player responds to questions such as:

  • Golf: How do I play a bunker shot from a plugged lie?
  • Life: I feel like I’ve lost the passion for what I do. How do I get that back?
  • Business: When people criticize my work I take it very personally. How do you handle criticism?

Player draws from both on and off the course experiences dealing with competitors, businesspeople, and family. In doing so, he offers a unique glimpse into handling adversity with regard to these relationships. The advice that he offers is invaluable to fans of all ages.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Consider the Black Book the latest distillation of Player's most evolved and battle-tested ideas about the game he has never stopped trying to figure out, an authoritative and privileged window into what championship golf takes. Golf Digest

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Author Bio: Gary Player

Author Bio: Gary Player

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Sports & Recreation
Runtime: 4.56
Audience: Adult
Language: English