Pre-Shot Routines That Are Distracting

Pre-shot routines are a must if you want to become a serious golfer. They are the corner stone of my game when I am focused on scoring low. The days of just walking up to the ball and whacking away are long gone and as a result I have taken a great deal of time developing a pre-shot routine that is effective, efficient and does not take a great deal of time. There is a happy medium between a routine that sets a player up for success or is a detractor for them and their playing partners. I cannot say with certainty what the proper combination is for each player, but I do know when I see a routine that is detracting and might need some honing.

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How To Shut Out White Noise On The Golf Course…..The Easy Way

Every golfer has battled against white noise when on the links. You know, those intrusive thoughts, sounds or actions of the normal happenings when playing. In some cases, when the pressure is turned up, the white noise is a massive distraction. It becomes so invasive that I have a challenge staying focused enough to make a stroke. White noise is a score killer, but than goodness I have developed a sure fire way to eliminate these distractions in one easy step. As a result, my scores are consistently lower and have helped me elevate my play to new levels. Interested? Well then, read on!

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Forget The Noise And Play Great Golf

When I play golf, I try to limit the number of distractions. These mental bombardments detract from my focus and as a direct result, my scores become higher. Wandering around the course happens from time to time; it is something I try to avoid, but alas it happens. The challenge I have about ‘forgetting the noise’ is that it takes all different forms and figuring out a specific solution does not always do the trick. So, I have developed my own ‘one process fits all’ that keeps the noise at bay so I can stay focused on my game.

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Putting Woes That Sting

Putting can be the toughest challenge during any round. The speed of the greens, pin location, and our putting stroke are all factors that can turn a great ball striking day into a disastrous round. Some times how we putt is out of our control because of outside factors, yet sometimes we just putt poorly. I have played many rounds of golf in my day and as a result, I have racked up the strokes on just one hole. As discussed in earlier posts, three putts are the worst, putting more than that is down right devastating. And yet it happens!

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Sage Golf Advice From A Grateful Golfer

A regular reader of The Grateful Golfer offered some sage advice that I felt I needed to share. Kevin, provided a list of things (his mantra) follows to shot lower golf scores. His response to my post yesterday was full of great points that golfers at all experience levels could heed and benefit. Thanks Kevin for your words of wisdom; keep them coming.

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