Golf is an emotional game. Regardless of how well you play, you have a sense of something walking off the 18th green. I can tell you that over the years I have felt the entire gambit of emotions, however most of the time I feel grateful and wanting more! There is rarely a day that I walk away frustrated or upset because I played a round of golf. However, this is not the case for everyone and I often wondered why.Continue reading
We all remember the Patrick Reed/ Rory McIlroy match during last years Ryder Cup. It was an epic battle of emotion by both players. Neither could gain an advantage over the other trough intimidation or brilliant play. Going on at the same time, was two wily veterans showing less emotion, but as much intensity for their game; of course that match was between Phil Mickelson and Sergio Garcia. In all cases, emotions were riding high and it seemed to propel these great players to new and more exciting emotional level for the fans. Both matches were awesome to watch!
I am wondering, does this type of emotion also help the average player or does it block their ability to perform? Continue reading
The golf season is finally upon us. Having played 3 times this week, I am ready for a short break. However, the euphoria of finally playing is far from wearing off. For many of my fellow Canadians (Mike and Josh), the long wait is over and we are starting to hone our game. But there is something we should remember as we took our first swing of 2017 – the feeling! Continue reading