Tagged: swing thoughts

Armchair Golf Pro: Bridgestone, Mahan, Tiger, Mental Toughness

Armchair Golf Pro: Bridgestone, Mahan, Tiger, Mental Toughness

This week’s armchair golf pro post is about mental toughness and how difficult it can be to let everything else go and just stay in the moment.

Armchair Golf Analyst: Stricker’s Consistent Golf Wins John Deere Classic

Armchair Golf Analyst: Stricker’s Consistent Golf Wins John Deere Classic

You would think that starting the day with a 6-shot lead would make the final round a pleasant walk. But not for Steve Stricker – not knowing that the guy chasing him, Paul Goydos, had already shot a sparkling 59...

Golf on the Line: A Learning Focus

Golf on the Line: A Learning Focus

When you practice to learn about or refine your mechanics your focus should be internal. Not on the results. Your goal is to learn about your swing by refining your internal feedback and awareness abilities. What happens to the ball after you hit it, and whether it goes at a target or not, is simply data that can help you diagnose and interpret your swing better.
If you can’t feel something, you can’t change it. To change your swing, you must first develop an awareness of your swing around the aspect you wish to change.