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Golf's holy war : the battle for the soul of a game in an age of science / Brett Cyrgalis.

Cyrgalis, Brett, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)

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Bethlehem Main Library 796.352 (Text) 33062009306581 New Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781476707594
  • ISBN: 1476707596
  • Physical Description: xix, 248 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Avid Reader Press hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Avid Reader Press, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-248).
Formatted Contents Note:
The two central texts -- Golf and religion -- Tiger Woods and dualism -- Science in Slidell, Louisiana -- Babe Ruth and teaching's evolutionary jump -- Technology for profit -- The art of architecture -- William James and the birth of sports psychology -- On learning: the essential disconnect -- Hogan -- Oregon and string theory.
Summary, etc.:
The world of golf is at a crossroads. As tech­nological innovations displace traditional philosophies, the golfing community has splintered into two deeply combative factions: the old-school teachers and players who believe in feel, artistry, and imagination, and the technical minded who want to remake the game around data. In Golf's Holy War, Brett Cyrgalis takes readers inside the heated battle playing out from weekend hackers to PGA Tour pros.
Subject: Golf > Effect of technological innovations on.
Sports sciences.
Genre: Creative nonfiction.
Instructional and educational works.

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