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Vol. 1: A Swing for a Lifetime

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Some teachers believe that body action drives the golf swing; others say it’s the hands and arms. On the hands-and-arms side, the most influential instructors since the Arnold Palmer era have been Jim Flick and Bob Toski. Here, in a classic video from the 1980s, the teaching duo breaks apart the swing into its critical elements, and in memorable sequences shows how to develop a fundamentally sound swinging action: “A turn will not create a swing, but a swing will create a turn.” Enjoy this piece of golf-instruction history.

Vol. 2: Find Your Own Fundamentals
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Vol. 2: Find Your Own Fundamentals

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In this volume of the classic video series "The Golf Digest Schools Learning Library," Bob Toski and Jim Flick cover pre-swing fundamentals, including grip, aim, ball position and alignment. You'll learn how to adapt these critical elements to your game so you can play with more consistency and less stress.

Vol. 3: Driving for Distance
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Vol. 3: Driving for Distance

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The desire to hit longer tee shots is universal in golf, but exactly how to do it is a cause of much debate. In this classic video lesson from teaching legends Bob Toski and John Elliott, you’ll learn about the four fundamentals of producing distance: pure contact, clubhead speed, balance and swing path. Plus, the moves and drills that can make them happen. If your enjoyment of the game is tied to how far you drive the ball, this video program is for you.

Vol. 4: Sharpen Your Short Irons
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Vol. 4: Sharpen Your Short Irons

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Between the woods and the wedges is the guts of the game: iron play. It’s the critical—but often overlooked—middle piece that can let you take advantage of a good tee shot and send you directly to the green. In this program, teaching legends Jim Flick and Bob Toski present the keys to playing great with the 5-iron through 9-iron. Lessons include solid ball-striking, trajectory control and playing from different lies. You’re sure to pick up a few gems from this vintage video.

Vol. 5: Saving Par from the Sand
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Vol. 5: Saving Par from the Sand

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Bunkers inspire more nervousness than any other area on the course. The main reason for that is a lack of understanding of how the club should interact with the sand. In this classic Golf Digest video, John Elliott demonstrates the techniques required to splash the ball out consistently. You’ll learn how to make the sand wedge dig or skid, depending on the shot, and how to vary distance, using simple practice drills to make bunker play a strength of your game.

Vol. 6: Putting for Profit
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Vol. 6: Putting for Profit

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Often called “the game within the game,” putting has its own set of principles and techniques. And with putts accounting for at least a third of the strokes you take in a round, improving your game on the greens only makes sense. In this vintage Golf Digest video lesson, Bob Toski and Tom Ness share the keys to becoming a proficient putter: setup and stroke, practice drills and the ever-important pre-putt routine. Upgrade your putting, and watch your scores drop.

Vol. 7: When the Chips Are Down
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Vol. 7: When the Chips Are Down

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Unless you’re hitting a lot of greens in regulation, chipping is a major part of your game. To sharpen your chipping skills, check out this classic video program from the Golf Digest Schools Learning Library. Legendary instructors Bob Toski and Jack Lumpkin cover basic technique as well as strategy keys, shot selection, adding feel and playing from different lies. You’ll also learn some great practice drills and games. Make more pars and have more fun with better chipping.

Vol. 8: Winning Pitch Shots
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Vol. 8: Winning Pitch Shots

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Most golfers think of a pitch as a lofted shot around the green, as opposed to a running chip. Although basically true, that simple definition doesn’t account for the variety of pitches that good short-game players have at their disposal. In this classic Golf Digest program, master teachers Bob Toski and the late Davis Love Jr., demonstrate all the basics of pitching. You’ll learn to pick the right club and the right shot and make the ball fly high, fly low, run, walk, sit—you name it. Here’s how to make pitching a strength in your game.

Vol. 9: Hitting the Long Shots
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Vol. 9: Hitting the Long Shots

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One of the biggest challenges for average golfers is hitting the green with the longer irons and fairway woods. It requires having the proper mind-set and making a controlled, graceful swing. With this classic video by Bob Toski and Davis Love Jr., you'll learn all the basics of hitting these intimidating shots: the proper grip, the setup, swing shape and rhythm, even footwork. You'll also see their favorite drills for developing good mental images and a repeatable swing. Enjoy two of golf's all-time great teachers demonstrating the shots you need to hit better.

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Vol. 1: A Swing for a Lifetime
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Vol. 2: Find Your Own Fundamentals
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Vol. 3: Driving for Distance
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Vol. 4: Sharpen Your Short Irons
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Vol. 5: Saving Par from the Sand
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Vol. 6: Putting for Profit
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Vol. 7: When the Chips Are Down
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Vol. 8: Winning Pitch Shots
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Vol. 9: Hitting the Long Shots
Golf Digest Schools Learning Library INDEX
Vol. 1: A Swing for a Lifetime
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Vol. 1: A Swing for a Lifetime
Vol. 2: Find Your Own Fundamentals
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Vol. 2: Find Your Own Fundamentals
Vol. 3: Driving for Distance
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Vol. 3: Driving for Distance
Vol. 4: Sharpen Your Short Irons
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Vol. 4: Sharpen Your Short Irons
Vol. 5: Saving Par from the Sand
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Vol. 5: Saving Par from the Sand
Vol. 6: Putting for Profit
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Vol. 6: Putting for Profit
Vol. 7: When the Chips Are Down
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Vol. 7: When the Chips Are Down
Vol. 8: Winning Pitch Shots
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Vol. 8: Winning Pitch Shots
Vol. 9: Hitting the Long Shots
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Vol. 9: Hitting the Long Shots