High Performance Golf 3: Golf and the Performance Pyramid This newsletter is about performance. What it takes to get the ball in the hole. That means were going to talk about putting yourself in position to make solid golf shots...
Tagged: mental skills
I practice and preach the merits of visualizing every shot. I firmly believe visualization is one of the three key mental skills every golfer should cultivate if they want to play better golf.
I certainly had that “edgy nervousness” standing on the tee for my first set. But as the announcer gave us the signal and I approached the ball I was thinking to myself “This is IT. This is the battle. And I LOVE it!”
next week at the World Long Drive Championships I’ll be up against the best of the best, and I’ll have to be at my very best to prevail. I’ll take any edge I can get. And I’ll let you know how it goes.
To be mentally tough on the outside (performance) you need to be mentally tough on the inside. Every time I see that image of the lion I recall my peak performance experience.
a strong, clear, purposeful inner world will reflect itself in confident, purposeful play. A questioning, doubtful, fuzzy inner world will reflect itself in inconsistent play.
Golf is a game of confidence. If confidence is so important then the more we know about confidence and the more confident we can be on the course the better we’ll play. My research shows that the three most important aspects of confidence are comfort, commitment, and concentration.