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Golf Psychology – Improve your game from your inbox (Week 12)

Golf Psychology

Golf Psychology

Gary Player said, “We create success or failure on the course primarily by our thoughts.” This understanding of golf being primarily a mental game (each swing, chip and putt, first played in the mind before the club strikes the ball on the course) is a sure thing for any professional golfer.

And it should be for you too!

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Golf Psychology – Improve your game from your inbox (Week 11)

Golf Psychology

Golf Psychology

Padraig Harrington once said that he’s performed better since he made acceptance part of his pre-shot routine. As he prepares to hit a shot, Padraig reminds himself that whatever happens to it, he will accept it and go from there.

This allows him to focus narrowly on his target and swing freely.

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Golf Psychology – Improve your game from your inbox (Week 10)

Golf Psychology

Golf Psychology

Lee Westwood said: “It’s such a psychological and mental game, golf that the smallest wrong thing at the wrong time can distract you from what you’re trying to achieve.” We all know the feeling. Maybe there’s a group of slow players in front of you. Or you are playing with someone who keeps giving you “advice”.

In the end all of this can irritate you and cause you to play worse than your potential.

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Golf Psychology – Improve your game from your inbox (Week 9)

Golf Psychology

Golf Psychology

Every golfer has a hole that causes them to get nervous. Maybe it’s the long tee shot or the bunkers around the green that you always get stuck in.

Whatever it is, it’s normally enough to put you off your game.

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Golf Psychology – Improve your game from your inbox (Week 8)

Golf Psychology

Golf Psychology

A round of golf can quickly deteriorate into a nightmare round if you get stuck criticizing yourself for poorly played shots.

It can ruin that particular round of golf and can, if left unchecked, ruin subsequent rounds of golf.

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