It provides a rare, inside look at what it was like to work with the best golfer of his time. However, Haney offers little info about Tiger’s Foundation or other philanthropic efforts which begs the question about Haney’s motives for painting Tiger with omnipresent sharp claws and fangs. If you are a golf nut, as I am, this is big fun. One hour lunch break at noon. He is not the funnest guy to be around.
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Hank was one of the very few people allowed behind the curtain.
The Big Miss
In deciding to purchase this book I was mainly motivated by certain questions I’ve had about Tiger’s personality,his relationship with his caddies, his reason for changing a very successful swing and if this book did in fact cross some kind of boundary. But who are we kidding — we all hney this to get dirt on Tiger Woods, not a peek into Haney’s conflicted psyche.
The book covers a little of his early history and then delves into all phases of his relationship w An intimate view into the life of Hank Haney as Tiger Woods’ swing coach from to Many times the details are not pretty, but most of the journey Haney takes us on reveals a relentless passion to thrive in an era when so many professionals appear content to occasionally contend and collect healthy checks. This book is more like a bad soap opera with some insightful information about some of Tiger’s greatest, and worst, performances.
Without mlss into each tale spanning his six year involvement with Tiger, suffice it to say that my curiosity is satisfied. Apr 27, Andrew Long rated it did not like it. Jun 17, Des Golden rated it really liked it. See all 17 customer reviews.
An insider’s view of the real Tiger Woods. Money doesn’t buy happiness because he has never looked particularly happy playing the game he supposedly loves so much. Product details File Size: There was a problem filtering reviews right now.
The Big Miss: My Years Coaching Tiger Woods by Hank Haney
Mar 30, Robert Strandquist rated it liked it Shelves: Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Truly an interesting read, Now I am awaiting the long read of TW: The write up suggests Eboook was always ready for TW but never felt it so vice versa. I would’ve quit after the first 60 pages if I wasn’t crazy and had to finish everything I start. The issue I have is with how often in this book, Haney discusses his own desire to stay out of the spotlight.
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Especially compelling for me were the insights into Tiger’s belief that intense range practice provides the foundation for success. But maybe for Tiger to survive the ever present scrutiny he has to protect his boundaries and so is one of the costs of his fame. What Hank soon came to appreciate was that Tiger was one of the most complicated individuals he d ever met, let alone coached. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your hak, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.
Even during th My husband made me read it.
It’s part of what makes him a hak, an addict, an icon. Quotes from The Big Miss: Dec 15, Joe rated it liked it Shelves: We know that Tiger took longer to come back than what seems to be at the end of the book.
Return to Book Page. I also acknowledge that Tiger doesn’t let anyone get very close to him, and that included Haney. Also an interesting perspective on what genius looks like up close, habk what it takes to be great.
As the author points out there are two sides to every relationship and he is as entitled to present his side as others are to present theirs.
Let’s hope his relationship with his children softens him up a bit. Their worlds merged some would say collided for a very successful run of about 6 years.