How to Manage Pressure in Golf Rounds What is your view on "pressure?" How have you played in pressure moments in the past? Some golfers see pressure as negative and describe tough rounds as nerve-wracking or anxiety-ridden. These golfers tend to fall apart when they start feeling even low levels of pressure. For these golfers, pressure … [Read more...] about Embracing Pressure in Golf
Staying Focused in Pressure Moments Have you ever stood over the ball knowing you needed to hit a great shot? You could feel the pressure build inside... Your mind is being pulled in several directions... "If I make this shot, I will shoot my best score. What if I miss? Okay, calm down and focus. I have to make this. Last time I was in this … [Read more...] about Hitting That One Important Shot Under Pressure
Mental Strategies to Refocus During a Round Many distractions can hurt your focus in golf. Some of the most difficult to deal with are noise, hecklers or rude opponents. When you are setting up for a shot, standing over the ball or starting your swing, outside noise can throw off your swing. Outside noise could potentially break your focus, … [Read more...] about How Golfers Can Refocus When Distracted
Building on Your Success in Golf Do find yourself having a performance lull after winning a tournament or after having a great season? Have you ever asked yourself, "Why can’t I ever play consistently?" Performance lulls or a lack of consistency are often caused by the mental mistake of 'resting on your laurels.' This is when you're … [Read more...] about When You’re Complacent with Success in Golf
Setting Short-Term Goals in Golf What are you looking to accomplish this week, this month or even six months from now? These short-range targets are important steps that are often neglected by golfers. Many golfers will create seasonal goals or even longer-range goals in an attempt to accomplish their dreams but this plan often … [Read more...] about What are Good Goals to Set for Golfers?