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TechTV and Peachpit Press Publish TechTV’s Guide to the Golf Revolution: How Technology is Driving the Game New book on the future of golf technology includes insights from such golf greats as Phil Mickelson, Justin Leonard, Nick Price, and Arnold Palmer

TechTV and Peachpit Press Publish TechTV’s Guide to the Golf Revolution: How Technology is Driving the Game
New book on the future of golf technology includes insights from such golf greats as Phil Mickelson, Justin Leonard, Nick Price, and Arnold Palmer











(PRWEB) January 15, 2004

SAN FRANCISCO CA )PRWEB) January 15 2004--As golf manufacturers and golf course designers continue to advance the science of the sport, golf writer and author Andy Brumer has risen to the challenge of creating a guide that takes an in-depth, visual, and compelling look at how technology is changing the face of golf.

In TechTV’s Guide to the Golf Revolution: How Technology is Driving the Game (0735714061, $ 24.99), Brumer takes a relaxed, jargon-free approach as he explores a wide range of topics including clubs, balls, grips, golf fitness, swing analysis, apparel, bags, shoes, and courses. His contributor’s list reads like a PGA leader board, with commentary from standout players including Phil Mickelson, Justin Leonard, Nick Price, Arnold Palmer, and Gary Player and insight from such high profile influencers as Titleist’s Bob Vokey, Nike’s Tom Stites, and TaylorMade’s Benoit Vincent, to name a few.    

TechTV’s Guide to the Golf Revolution casts an eye to the future by examining how past products and technologies have influenced today’s equipment and using that knowledge as a base to predict where golf is headed in the future. Brumer foresees a continued emphasis on hybrid metalwood/iron design, COR technologies that will benefit golfers with slower swing speeds, the widespread use of launch monitors in clubfitting, and better biologically engineered grasses for more environmentally friendly golf courses.

Comparable books on golf simply don’t offer the breadth and caliber of expert contributors, nor the unique look at technology’s effects on the sport—all from the expert viewpoint of an accomplished golfer. “In my 30-plus years in the golf industry I've encountered a handful of writers who research and understand the technical issues involving equipment,” says Barney Adams, founder of Adams Golf. “Andy Brumer is one of this group and I'm sure readers of his book will benefit from this expertise.“

Andy Brumer, a four handicap golfer who has written on the golf industry for over 13 years, has penned articles for most of golf's major magazines, including: Golf Digest, Golf Magazine, Golf Illustrated, Sports Illustrated, Travel and Leisure Golf, Links Magazine, Golfweek, The Golfer, Golf for Women, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Westways Magazine, Sport Magazine and others. He has also served as editor-in-chief of Golf Tips and Petersen's Golfing.

About TechTV Press

TechTV Press books serve as technology lifestyle guides that encompass everything from practical how-tos and useful advice to revealing looks at the unexpected side of technology. Recent titles include “Sell it on eBay: TechTV’s Guide to Successful Online Auctions,” “Secrets of the iPod” (3rd edition), “TechTV’s Mod Mania with Yoshi: A Guide to Customizing Your Computer & Other Digital Devices,” “TechTV’s Security Alert: Stories of Real People Protecting Themselves from Identity Theft, Viruses and Scams,” “TechTV’s Microsoft Windows XP for Home Users” (2nd edition), and “TechTV’s Upgrading Your PC” (2nd edition). Also available this year is “TechTV Leo Laporte’s 2004 Technology Almanac,” TechTV’s third annual popular collection of technology tips and tricks provided by popular on-air host and technology expert Leo Laporte.

About Peachpit

Berkeley-based Peachpit Press has been publishing top-notch books on the latest in graphic design, desktop publishing, multimedia, Web publishing, and general computing since 1986. Its award-winning books feature step-by-step explanations, timesaving techniques, savvy insider tips, and expert advice for computer users of all sorts. It is the home of the internationally recognized Visual QuickStart Guide series, New Riders Voices that Matter series, and is the publishing partner and distributor of Adobe Press, Macromedia Press, and Avid Press books. Peachpit Press is a company of Pearson Education, the world's largest education publisher and a Pearson (NYSE: PSO) company. Learn more at http://www.pearsoned.com.

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