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Golfing is an art. As such, there will always be a little room for improvement. Golfers can learn from others on the course, experts in the field, podcasts, and even books. The trick is finding a good source of information within those categories.

There are virtually hundreds of books focused on golfing and improving your game these days. Here are some of the top golfing books available. These books will make a perfect read, being both interesting and informative.

Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf

Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf is an intense read, as Ben Hogan looks at golf from the ground up – literally. As the title suggests, this book covers all of the golf fundamentals. 

Golf Is Not A Game Of Perfect

Written by Dr. Bob Rotella, Golf Is Not A Game Of Perfect is the ideal read for golfers that want a better understanding of the mental side of things. Dr. Rotella delves into the psychology of the game, including the thoughts you should (and shouldn’t) allow in your mind while playing.

The Short Game Bible

The Short Game Bible, written by Dave Pelz, is another golf book that is perfect for any golfer’s shelf. This book is a bit more of an advanced read and will probably be too much for beginners. However, it is ideal for those sincerely hoping to improve their game.

The Big Miss: My Years Coaching Tiger Woods

The Big Miss: My Years Coaching Tiger Woods by Hank Haney is another book worth picking up and reading cover to cover. From the mind of Tiger Wood’s coach, this book offers a unique perspective on any golf pro’s biggest fear: the big miss.

Harvey Penick’s Little Red Book

Sports Illustrated dubbed Harvey Penick the “Socrates of the golf world,” so reading his novel, Harvey Penick’s Little Red Book makes sense. This book includes over fifty years of experience as Penick offers insight, advice, and guidance to both new and experienced golfers.

The Greatest Game Ever Played

Written by Mark Frost, The Greatest Game Ever Played follows the life of Francis Ouimet, a golf pro who started as a caddie- and learned from his time as such. This is a story to inspire any golfer out there.