Golfing Under Tournament Pressure

Shooting For Excellence: Going For It In Golf

Go For It Mentality

What Is The “Go For It” Mentality In Golf? Many golfers don’t have the “go for it” mentality. Some golfers are content to play it safe and conservative. The “play-it-safe” mentality is synonymous with caution and caution never transfers into excellence; caution produces average. Playing it safe says, “I’m just happy to be here,” while the go-for-it mentality … Sport Psychology Article…

How One Top Golfer Copes with Pressure

Golf Psychology

Where Does Pressure Come From? There is often more pressure on golfers when you have a higher rank. When you are on top, expectations are higher, everyone is watching you to see how you perform and every competitor is trying to be the one to beat you. Where does that pressure come from? Pressure comes from within you. … Sport Psychology Article…

Golf Podcast: Coping with Pressure to Succeed in Golf

Golf Psychology Podcast

Dr. Patrick Cohn, golf psychology expert and author of the “Golfer’s Mental Edge” CD program, teaches amateur to tour professional golfers how to improve their mental game of golf. In this week’s golf psychology session, mental game of golf expert and author of The Mental Game of Golf, Dr. Cohn, answers a question from a golfer about coping with … Sport Psychology Article…