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Encyclopedia > Bob Toski

Bob Toski (born Haydenville, Massachusetts in 1926) was an American golfer. He learned to play at Northamption Country Club, where he caddied and two of his elder brothers were assistant professionals. He joined the PGA Tour in 1949 and was the leading money winner in 1954. He left the tour aged thirty so he could spend more time with his young family (perhaps influenced by having lost his own mother at age six), and took a series of jobs as a club professional. Golf (gowf in Scots) is a game where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ... The PGA Tour is an organization that is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA, just south of Jacksonville. ...

Later he found renewed fame as a leading golf coach, helping pros such as Tom Kite, Bruce Crampton and Judy Rankin. He also wrote several books and made some of the earliest golf instruction videos. In the early 1980s he was a regular on NBC Sports golf telecasts. He was the first living instructor inducted into the World Golf Teachers Hall of Fame and he is also a member of the National Polish-American Hall of Fame. Tom Kite is an American golfer. ... Bruce Crampton (b. ... Judy Rankin (born February 18, 1945, St Louis, Missouri) is an American professional golfer. ... NBC Sports logo NBC Sports is a division of the National Broadcasting Company, responsible for the televising of many sports events on the network. ... The National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame and Museum was founded in 1973 to honor and recognize outstanding American athletes, both amateur and professional, of Polish descent. ...


  • Beginner's Guide to Golf, Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1955
  • The Touch System for Better Golf, Golf Digest, 1971
  • Bob Toski's Complete Guide to Better Golf (with Dick Aultman), Golf Digest, 1977
  • Golf For a Lifetime, Simon and Schuster, New York, 1981
  • How to Become a Complete Golfer (with Jim Flick), Simon and Schuster, New York, 1984
  • How to Feel a Real Golf Swing (with Davis Love Jr.), Random House, 1988
  • Find Your Own Fundamentals (with Jim Flick), Golf Digest, 1992

Grosset & Dunlap is a United States book publisher founded in 1898. ... Golf Digest is a monthly golf magazine published by Advance Publications in the United States. ... Jean-François Millet Le Semeur (The Sower) Simon & Schuster logo, circa 1961. ... Random House is a publishing division of the German media conglomerate Bertelsmann, which acquired it in 1998. ...

External links

  • Golf Online bio and guide to Toski's coaching theory
  • Toski Golf - golf equipment company
  • Toski-Battersby Golf Learning Center - Toski's golf school in Florida



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