Do Emotions Affect Your Golf Game?

Golf is a game of emotional highs and lows. Hitting a great shot sends your thoughts and emotions in a positive motion and poor shots do the exact opposite. Any amateur golfer will attest that the emotional roller coaster is natural during every round of golf. What if there was a way to limit the lows and accentuate the highs after every swing. This process is obviously mental, but many golfers do not understand that they hold the key to a better game through focused, positive thought. It is not difficult and anyone can do it; it is a golf mindset developed through a simple process which results in better emotional stability while on the links.

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Focusing On The Good In Golf

Golf is a sport that can easily drag our mental focus negative aspects of results. Like crabs in a bucket, it is difficult to emerge from playing poorly because our mind continues to drag our focus to what is instantly going wrong. If I was a sports phycologist, I would state that this is the number one mental mistake all amateurs make; we are too quick to focus on the poor shots and overlook the good shots. I am not sure how this trend starts for most players, but I believe that by setting up a mental road block, we can avoid the darkness of negative thoughts and play better golf!

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A Round Of Golf Leaves You Feeling…….

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.

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Thoughts of Success in Golf

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Positive Swing Thoughts

The proper mental attitude and swing thoughts are paramount to low golf scores. As with all thinks in life, focusing your thoughts on what you want will attract your wishes. Of course we would be blind to think no effort is required, but everything starts with a thought of achieve entire package of success. Continue reading

Motivated About Golf

Motivation Monday is a very large theme on social media. It is designed to start the week off on a positive step for many making their way to work. Personally, anything that offers the opportunity to create a positive attitude or positively influence our thoughts is a good thing. I will admit that on some Mondays, reading these quick notes helped to motivate me. For example:

This follows my views relating to the Law of Attraction for life and my golf game. Being motivated to golf is deeply rooted in my thoughts. It is important to manifest the positive attributes wanted to produce lower scores. This is a simple process that requires continual effort; yet, it is not arduous or difficult. Staying motivated to golf is not just about playing golf! Continue reading