All sportsmen or lovers of sport wants to know more about the sport that he/she are passionate about and in our case, it’s golf.  We love to read about different techniques or tips that could maybe help us in mastering the game.  Tee off in SA made a list of books that every keen golfer should have on the shelf or should spend time reading. If you don’t love golf, keep this in mind for golfing friends – it would make a great gift for a golf fanatic!


Rules of Golf: Every sport have rules and it’s very important to know your rules to able to enjoy a fair round of golf whether you are playing in tournaments or socially.  “Play the ball as it lies, play the course as you find it, and if you cannot to either, do what is fair.  But to do what is fair, you need to know the Rules of Golf”


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Greatest golf destinations:  It’s always nice to have a book with the world greatest golf destinations showing pictures and explaining what you can find on that specific golf course.  You can use it as a guide or wishlist to tick off where you played and where you still want to play.  For ideal golf destinations, there’s no specific book as you will find thousands in book stores. I’d suggest to start with all the greatest golf courses in your country before going global.

little red book

Harvey Penick’s little red book:  This book is the most beloved golf book and if there is one book on golf that every golfer should invest in, it’s this one.  In this book you will find a lot of wisdom and tips without getting too technical.

ben hogan

Ben Hogan’s five lessons:  Always good to learn from an experienced player such as the legend, Ben Hogan.  This is a timeless classic that outlines the building blocks of winning golf from one of the best – fully illustrated with drawings and diagrams to improve your game instantly.

make every shot counts

Every shot counts by Mark Broadie:  Using the revolutionary stroke gained approach to improve your golf performance and strategy.  Mark takes a new approach to the game of golf.  What does it take to drop ten strokes from  your golf score?  Now this is information that every golfer want to know to get that handicaps down.

101 mistakes

101 Mistakes all golfers make by Jon Sherman:  Nobody needs to tell you that golf is a difficult game, but it doesn’t have to be a complicated one.  This books is written in an easy to understand format for those complete beginners, or a more experienced golfer.  Players of all levels will learn how to improve their mental game, course strategy, practice methods, technique and how to approach the game in a new way.

Start planning your new book shelf and get your shopping list ready to read up on the great game we all love!

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Happy reading with TEE OF IN SA!

Diana Bellingan



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