Fighting To Score Low During A Great Round

Fighting to score low or grinding out a score is nothing new to any golfer. We have all played rounds where every shot down the stretch was as stretch. Some of the pressure was mental….actually lets face it; it is all mental. This post is not about finding your mental strength, although that would be a great topic, it is about focusing on the things that alleviate your worries about making each shot. There is a plethora of possibilities, but I have a few proven activities that works very well for my game.

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Golfers Are Never Really Satisfied With Their Score

If you play golf a little more than occasionally, you probably developed the habit of being dissatisfied with your golf score. Before you say that this is not true and start a list of why I am out in left field, think of your last game. Now, thing about how many strokes you left on the course that could have easily lowered your score. Now, think about how many times have you played this exact scenario on your head walking off the 18 green or having a libation in the clubhouse. Kind of makes you think……right?

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Dropping A Club From Your Bag

Like most golfers, I carry 14 clubs. My intent is to always use them in the proper situation with success. Of course, that does not always happen, but I believe have all the legal number clubs in my bag is better than not having them. For fun, I asked a bunch of golfers on Twitter which club they would give up…..if they had too! Well, the responses for the most part were expected, but a few were a bit surprising!

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Using A Hybrid To Chip

I recently conducted a poll about which non-wedge do you most to chip around the green. I personally love using my 7-iron, but I was surprised that approximately 15% of the respondents use a hybrid to get the ball rolling quickly on the intended target. I have tried hybrids before, but have not really had much success getting the ball close to the hole. Do you use a hybid or a different club to chip around the green?

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Chipping Success With My 7 Iron

This year I adopted the use of my 7-iron whenever possible. I have found that I this particular club (my friend Rick uses an 8-iron with the same success) has allowed for a greater up and down percentage and lower golf scores. My ability to scramble has really increased my confidence when missing the green on approach shots; to such an extent that it is expanding into other areas of my game. And this is a good thing all around!

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