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Publisher's Summary

In The Little Book of Breaking 80, the author, a struggling amateur golfer who finally discovered the true keys to breaking 80 after more than 30 years of trial and error, blows the cover off of the hopelessly doomed conventional approach to golf improvement that keeps most golfers stuck on the endless merry-go-round of frustration and failure. He provides a realistic blueprint for breaking 80 that any golfer of any level can easily apply and quickly see real and lasting scoring improvement.

This is not a book of swing techniques. There are plenty of other resources that teach you how to swing, chip, and putt. What this book does provide is a true framework for how to break 80 and consistently shoot scores in the 70s, based on sound principles that will work for any golfer of any level. Provided you faithfully follow and apply these principles, you will begin to improve surely and steadily, to the point where you will eventually gain the ability to break 80, not just as a one-time fluke, but over and over again as a reflection of your true newfound ability.

©2014 Shane Jones (P)2020 Shane Jones

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Completely redundant.

This book could aptly be summarized in one sentence; if a golfer wants to consistently shoot lower scores, they must commit to practicing with purpose and focusing on the short game. I can’t believe the author continued to recycle the same obvious facts over and over and over.

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Things you probably know but need someone to reinforce it to you.

I found the book to be a great listen. A lot of us golfers probably know we should be working on our short game a lot more. But we don’t. I feel this book reinforces what we should be doing, how we should be doing it and what is possible if we do. I hope to incorporate some of this into my own game/practice time.

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  • Barry F. Shaffer
  • 2020-12-29

let me save you some time and money

Practice your short game. 30 minutes of content stretched out and repeated to fill a book...

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  • J. Dinkel
  • 2021-04-27

Drags on

After 45 min, gleaned nothing more than his personal history. Still haven't heard anything of applicable substance

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  • Brittany
  • 2021-01-28

Waste of time

Overwhelming amounts of statistics. It’s like a fog of numbers and percentages. Boring repeats himself constantly. In summary practice chipping and putting and think about your shots before you hitting them. Dude hates the driving range.

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  • Katie Thielen
  • 2021-02-24

Practice your short game

Practice your short game. That’s it. Nothing you don’t already know. Don’t waste your time.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2022-05-01

wordy

Skip the first bit and it'll be better. Too long for no real reason.

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  • Traci Gero Lewis
  • 2021-12-30

Egomaniac

The author spends most of the time taking about himself. Skip this one. Stick to books by professionals.

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  • Theodore Moton
  • 2022-04-25

Breaking 80 Mindset.

The mindset is the key and learning backwards from green to tee is best. Mastering the short game is better for scoring than bombing it off the tee. Good stuff. These tips saved me 10 strokes already.

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  • claire p
  • 2022-03-23

I always say ...

If you can putt you can play assuming you have The rest of the short game.
Excellent in probably the best strategy For breaking 80.
Well done sir.

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  • PJH777
  • 2022-02-15

Don't waste your time or money

Rambles on about nothing important for hours,
just save your money and get an extra bucket of balls for your short game,
nothing insightful in the book

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  • former amazon user
  • 2021-05-28

Breaking 80

Very long winded and redundant statements. Too much personal stories about himself. Would be very confusing for the new golfer.