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Mental Golf Game
Despite the hope held out by "hot" golf
balls, revolutionary new shafts and ultra-forgiving clubheads,
the sad truth is that only a small percentage of golfers ever
Handicap statistics compiled by the
National Golf Foundation and United States Golf Association show
that most golfers establish a level of competency after a few
years and afterward seldom vary in ability by more than a stroke
The answers probably can be traced
to improper training. Golfers tend to get wrapped up in equipment issues
and are consumed by the physical game.
They tend to ignore the mental side
of golf and mastering the short game.
Improvement in golf doesn't come from
some "magic move" you can order from a telemarketer.
Nor is it likely to be found in the latest new swing theory.
After all, the fundamentals of the
modern swing have been in place for more than a half-century,
ever since people like Walter Hagen, Gene Sarazen and Bobby Jones
emerged as America's first golf heroes.
Improvement in golf can only be achieved
by building, through repetition, a reasonably consistent swing
and then conquering the mental roadblocks of fear,
anxiety and negative self expression, which undermine performance.
The mental aspect of the game is probably
the most important, especially for better skilled players.
This page will provide links to improve your mental skills at
Here are some great articles on improving your mental game.
The One Big Secret to Mental Toughness in Golf
His Money Winnings Soared
Steal Funk's driving strategy
Tiger's Closing Strategy
Weir and Sunday at 2003 Masters
Here are my recommendations for resources on improving your mental game:
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