Posts Tagged 'Golf Tips'

4 Ways Golfers Can Avoid Choking

Note: The following blog is addressed to golfers directly.

Choking is a natural part of sport, golf especially. At the big moment, with our anxieties high our thinking mind, which we can control, usurps command of our swing from our non-thinking, instinctual side, which can’t be controlled. For skilled golfers, the fine tuned, rhythmic action of the swing is almost instinct. The plodding conscious mind can’t hope to keep up.

Sport psychologist Sian Beilock from the University of Chicago set up some ...

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Brad Faxon’s 4 Keys to Great Putting

Formerly one of the best putters on the PGA tour, Brad Faxon had a success formula that helped him lead the tour in putting average multiple times.  Excerpted from the book:

Good to Great Golf: Shatter Your Lowest Round with Absolute Mental Focus.  

Three specific examples of Faxon’s success formula:

  • “Before I start a round, I take a pen and draw a line on the ball about an inch and a half long. That line faces the direction I’m going to ...

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