Author Archives: Joan

Mental Rehearsal is the key to easily increasing your golf skills

Visualization or mental rehearsal is the easiest way to increase your physical golf abilities. Your unconscious mind does not differentiate real from unreal. As you imagine your golf swing, your neurons fire in exactly the same patterns they would follow … Continue reading

Do you have the confidence to win your big golf tournament?

Confidence is your ability to like yourself no mater how well you are playing. Because golf can be a humbling game, you need higher than average self-esteem to survive the ups and downs inherent in the sport. Good self-esteem enables … Continue reading


The 2019 golf tournament season is winding down now with winners being decided in league and club championships all the way up to the PGA Tour Fed Ex Cup playoffs August 8-25 for the $15 million bonus prize. Whether you are … Continue reading

How Do I Recapture My Passion for Golf?

This May 2019 article was published in online magazine: When you play well, golf is fun. Golf is a game, and as such should be rewarding by itself, just for the experience. Golf can be made more enjoyable when … Continue reading

Self Management on the Golf Course for Peak Performances

The first part of learning the game of golf is how to strike the ball and then how to hit shots with different clubs. The second part is how to manage yourself and how to make the most of your … Continue reading

What did we learn from Sergio Garcia’s missed 4-inch putt?

Unlike other sports, the game of golf can be played in multiple different game formats. In Stroke Play, the lowest number of strokes taken determines the winner. In Match Play one golfer plays against another and each hole is a … Continue reading

2019 Rules of Golf Modernized

There are now three versions of The Rules of Golf: The standard “full length” Rules book. The Official Guide to the Rules of Golf (for rules officials and committee members). The Player’s Edition of the Rules of Golf. In consultation … Continue reading

What are your golf intentions for 2019?

“Create Your Future With Your Intention* Based on your present conscious intentions, you determine what your future will be. You have the ability to create whatever you wish to experience. When you choose your intention, you have started the creative … Continue reading


The New Year has begun and no matter where you live, now would be a grand time to do something different. Begin the magical process of creating the golf game that you have always dreamed of having. I have enjoyed … Continue reading


As 2018 comes to a close, I would like to thank you for being a reader of my mental golf blog. It is my mission to offer emotional and mental support on and off the golf course so you can … Continue reading