Are you in Canada? Click here to proceed to the HK Canada website.

For all other locations, click here to continue to the HK US website.

Human Kinetics Logo

Purchase Courses or Access Digital Products

If you are looking to purchase online videos, online courses or to access previously purchased digital products please press continue.

Mare Nostrum Logo

Purchase Print Products or eBooks

Human Kinetics print books and eBooks are now distributed by Mare Nostrum, throughout the UK, Europe, Africa and Middle East, delivered to you from their warehouse. Please visit our new UK website to purchase Human Kinetics printed or eBooks.

Feedback IconFeedback
Coaching Golf Successfully PDF

Coaching Golf Successfully PDF

$26.95 CAD


Product Format

    If you are involved in developing young golf teams, this book is for you. Specifically designed to help you build winning golf programs, Coaching Golf Successfully is the ideal teaching tool for coaches and golf instructors. After reading this book you will be able to conduct effective practice sessions, identify technical flaws, and teach course management.

    More than just stroke instruction, Coaching Golf Successfully provides a complete system for building and maintaining a successful golf program. And you also get stories and examples of what has actually worked for other coaches and instructors across the country. The methods covered in this book are so straightforward and practical that you will be able to apply them to your own team immediately.

    Author Bill Madonna has been a PGA teaching professional for 30 years and has conducted more than 40,000 golf lessons. He is also the founder and head of the National Association of Golf Coach Educators (NAGCE), the organization responsible for supplying general information, teaching materials, and certification for high school golf coaches.

    Part I: Coaching Foundation

    Chapter 1. Developing a Coaching Philosophy

    Chapter 2. Communicating Your Approach

    Chapter 3. Motivating Golfers

    Chapter 4. Building a School Golf Program

    Part II. Coaching Plans

    Chapter 5. Planning and Preparing for the Season

    Chapter 6. Coach Lesson Plans

    Chapter 7. Preparing for Practices

    Part III. Teaching Techniques and Tactics

    Chapter 8. Teaching by "Incremental Learning"

    Chapter 9. Putting

    Chapter 10. Chipping

    Chapter 11. Pitching

    Chapter 12. The Full Swing

    Chapter 13. Sand Play

    Part IV. Coaching Matches

    Chapter 14. Preparing for Matches

    Chapter 15. Coaching on the Course

    Part V: Coaching Evaluation

    Chapter 16. Evaluating Team Members' Performance

    Chapter 17. Evaluating Your Program

    Bill Madonna has been a PGA teaching professional for 30 years and is currently the director of instruction for the National Association of Golf Coaches and Educators (NAGCE), which he also founded. Madonna is a teaching consultant for the National Golf Foundation and serves as the national golf coach for Bermuda. He has also owned and operated the Bill Madonna Golf Academy since 1975.

    Madonna has earned the Teacher of the Year award and has been chosen by GOLF Magazine as one of the Top 100 Teaching Professionals in America for the last three years.

    He and his wife, Bonnie, live in Orlando, Florida.