Every aspect of golf, from the swing to the follow-through, is a means to one deceptively simple end: to get the ball into the hole in the fewest strokes possible. The Elements of Scoring explains how paying attention to the way you play - regardless of your level of skill - will guarantee you fewer strokes, a better overall game, and at the end of the day, more fun.
With a practical and encouraging touch, Raymond Floyd shares his vision of what makes a scorer and shows how you can become this most dangerous of opponents.
Discover the ten mistakes amateurs make that pros never do.
Learn why the 6-foot putt is the most important shot in golf.
Play to your strengths and hide your weaknesses.
Banish first-tee jitters and focus on the rest of your game.
Know when bogey can be a good score.
Golf is a game of mistakes: The secret to better golf lies in making fewer of them and making sure the ones you do make dont prove too costly. With Raymond Floyd as your teacher, you are sure to shoot the lowest scores you can, day in and day out, playing the game like a true scorer.