Playing Golf Under Pressure By Tommy Fleetwood

Ask any golfer and they will tell you that the hardest shot in golf is one you have to perform. As amateurs, this type of pressure can sometimes cause us fits because we do not always feel the confidence to be successful. Playing golf under pressure, regardless of the level, is something that all players must develop in order to succeed. Shooting consistently low golf scores is something that low handicap golfers, like myself, strife for and playing under pressure is a must. So, the obvious question is how?

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A Golf Tip From Kathy Whitworth

I am always looking for golf tips and this particular one keeps popping up. It is not as if we need reminding or maybe we do. I came across this tip from Kathy Whitworth who “throughout her playing career won 88 LPGA Tour tournaments, more than anyone else has won on either the LPGA Tour or the PGA Tour. In 1981 she became the first woman to reach career earnings of $1 million on the LPGA Tour.” (Wikipedia) With amazing credentials such as Kathy has, I immediately took note of her golf tip.

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The Importance of Ball Position For A Consistent Golf Swing

The position of our golf ball is vital to hitting solid, consistent shots. It is something that I spend (spent) a great deal of time working out to ensure I am getting the most out of every club. Even though I practice this important fundamental of my golf swing, I still have challenges from time to time depending on course conditions, weather, and my swing of the day. This is the easiest part of my pre-shot routine I mess up even though I am cognitive of my error. But alas, I found a video that will help me worry less and focus more on better ball position.

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Band Aid Solutions For Your Golf Swing

Recently, a friend of mine asked me about a solution he found on YouTube about how to hit the ball more consistently off the fairway. Without going into a great amount of detail about the video he watched, it sparked the inspiration for today’s article. As a progressive golfer, I am always on the look for potential tips that would improve my golf game. I realize that I have limitations and some suggestions are just not in my wheel house, so I try to focus on changes I can actually accomplish. Keeping this in mind, through the years of sifting through the ‘white noise’ I think I have a nose for what suggestions are just band-aide fixes and which are legit swing improvements. Understanding this concept saves me time and frustration as I embark on another season to lower my handicap index.

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