Homer Kelley's Golfing Machine: The Curious Quest That by Scott Gummer

By Scott Gummer

The notable real tale of a lone genius whose quest to unencumber the technological know-how at the back of the best swing replaced golfing ceaselessly

In 1939, Homer Kelley performed golfing for the 1st time and scored 116. pissed off, he didn't play back for 6 months; while he did he carded a seventy seven. made up our minds to appreciate why he used to be capable of shave approximately forty strokes off his ranking, Kelley spent 3 many years of trial and blunder to release the reply and to recapture that one incredible day whilst golfing was once effortless and relaxing. In 1969, Kelley self- released his findings in The golf computer: the pc Age method of golf Perfection.

The bestselling guide books of the day required golfers to comply their swings to the author's beliefs, yet Homer Kelley configured swings to slot each golfer. He chanced on an enthusiastic disciple in a Seattle educating seasoned named Ben Doyle, who in flip came upon an keen scholar in 13-year-old prodigy Bobby Clampett. Clampett's preliminary good fortune in novice golfing shined a vivid highlight on Homer Kelley and The golf Machine, but if the younger megastar suffered a painfully public cave in and faltered as a professional, critics have been quickly to blast Kelley and his advanced and debatable principles. With unique entry to Homer Kelley's documents, writer Scott Gummer paints a desirable photograph of the guy in the back of the laptop, the last word outsider who replaced the sport as soon as and for all of us.

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