I am not sure which is crazier – hoping or wishing for a golf shot? Actually, both are equally loony. Except for the rare occasions where we have to make an absolute miracle shot, if I am hoping or wishing for a good golf shot, I need to go back to the drawing board. I need to re-evaluate my golf game and come up with a better play. Wishing or hoping not the way to play consistent, low scoring golf. It basically is a pipe dream!Continue reading
In today’s fast paced, instant gratification society, it only makes sense that many amateur golfers are looking for a quick fix to improve their golf game. I would lie if I did not think this from time to time, but most long-in-the-tooth golfers understand that this approach to improving as a false trail leading to disappointment. However, quick fixes can provide a start point to improvement through only one process. Can you guess what it is?Continue reading
Most golfers are searching for the perfect golf swing. It is one of those elusive goals that never seems to diminish over the many years of playing. Over the past 10 years or so, many top level golfers have turned to the systematic approach to improving their swing. The reliance on numbers and statistics (on and off the course) drives many of the minor changes in a professional golfers swing. I do not see this changing anytime soon, but unfortunately the systematic approach may not be as beneficial to amateurs who have other stressors in their lives that prevents them from dedicating the time and money to finding their perfect golf swing.
Routine is the backbone of success. Consistently performing specific tasks that form into habits is something that most golfers want to achieve. It helps the succeed when the pressure mounts because it frees up mental capacity to focus on more complex issues. The best example is the pre-shot routine where your actions prepare your body and mind to hit a golf ball. This is always a good thing. However, when does any routine stop working and it is transformed into a rut?Continue reading
I am not sure about you, but when a great player like Phil Mickelson decides to offer putting tips I like to listen. So, this post, I will let Phil do all the talking.Continue reading