Instruction Without Practice Is Like Reading the Comics

I do not reblog articles often, but this is a very good read for anyone serious about improving their golf game. Thanks Brian for the sage advice.

All About Golf

Whether it’s golf, computer programming, or learning to drive a car, anytime you try to acquire a new skill, you’ll need to practice.  Instruction without practice is like reading the comics.  You enjoy it at the time, but don’t retain much in the form of long term benefit.  If you’re a dedicated player, one of the great things about taking a series of golf lessons is that it forces you into beneficial regular practice.  As I re-engaging in regular practice, I’m reminded of a few pointers to make the best use of your time.

  1. Find a quiet isolated spot; it improves concentration.  Approach like Vijay Singh.  He has it right when he sets up alone down at the end of the driving range.  Unless you’re the type who could do your homework with ythe TV blaring, you’re better off in solitary.  Hitting balls at Top Golf with your friends…

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