Image from page 83 of "New rational athletics for boys and girls" (1917)

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    Identifier: newrationalathle00reil
    Title: New rational athletics for boys and girls
    Year: 1917 (1910s)
    Authors: Reilly, Frederick Joseph, 1872-
    Subjects: Athletics
    Publisher: Boston, New York [etc.] D. C. Heath & Co
    Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
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    Plate 33. — Basket Ball Throw: 2 is thrown and the speed with which the girlswings around. As in the Shot Put, to stepor fall forward out of the circle constitutesa foul. {See Plates 32-33.) 68 NEW RATIONAL ATHLETICS Putting in Golf An authority on golf says that 75 per cent,of the shots in a game are played on the

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    Plate 34. — Putting in Golf putting green. Supposing they were only 50per cent., the importance of this part of thegame is evident; yet among players in gen- FOR BOYS AND GIRLS 69 era!5 practice in this element is very muchneglected. Putting requires care and concentration.It is a serious breach of etiquette, on thelinks, to speak or to move when another isabout to drive or put. This should be im-pressed upon the girls and should become ahabit with them when practicing these shots. Putting consists of sweeping the ballinto the hole. The putter should beheld so that the face of it is at right anglesto the line leading to the hole. It shouldbe drawn back a little way and then sweptforward straight toward the hole, keeping theface of the club always at right angles to theline. Having sighted the hole and got yourclub in position, the one thing to do is tokeep your eye on the ball. Remember thatthis is the first and last commandment inplaying golf. {See Plate 31^.) Driving in Golf This

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