Wishing Does Not Create a Solid Golf Game; It is All About Deliberate Practice!

When I first had the idea for this article, I thought about the 10000 hour rule. For those not familiar, it was made famous by Malcolm Gladwell in his book “Outliers”. However, I found out that it is a theory first started with an article in American Scientist by Herbert Simon and William Chase. I was going to talk about putting in time and now my article has morphed in to writings about “deliberate practice”. Read on and be amazed 😉

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Can You Shape Your Golf Shot at Will?

I was watching some golf clips yesterday and notice that most professionals have fantastic control on how they shape the ball. It seems that most focus on using a draw, but the real great players have control of how far and how much shape they put on the ball. Personally, I hit the ball straight most of the time and rarely try to shape the ball. It is a skill I have, but not something I rely on because it is not as effective as I need to score well. Having said that, can you shape your golf shot at will?

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A Great Golf Message From – "Golf is Mental"

I do try to read as many golf blogs as possible. The provide me with great information and sometimes inspiration for my writings. This is the case from Josh at Golf is Mental and his article “When Less is More”! I recommend you head over to his site and read this (and other articles); they provide some great insight for amateur golfers looking to improve their game.

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Behind in the 2020 Golf News

Have started off a bit slow this year. I am writing each day, but not finding the time to follow any golf news. Especially the introduction of the new World Handicap System. I have quickly looked at a few articles, but yet to have analysed what it will mean to my game. That is coming in the future for sure.

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Do You Really Mean "Good Luck" to Your Opponent?

Saying good luck to your opponent is perfunctory at best. I think it is a traditional and automatic statement we offer our opponents before we tee it up in competition. It is one of those things that is a habit more than anything else and I am not confident we really mean it. Do we really want or opponent to have lucky bounces that could lead to our defeat…..I think not! Wishing “good luck” is like asking someone how they are doing today and hoping they don’t actually tell us. It is a wasted statement!

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