Category Archives: Mental Golf Newsletters

Do Your thoughts get in the way of your golf game?

Automatic Negative Thoughts (ANT) Do you think you are a positive person? According to the National Science Foundation, the average person has about 12,000 to 60,000 thoughts every day. Of those thoughts, 80% are negative and 95% are the same … Continue reading

Use Your Imagination to Create Your Golf Game

All extraordinarily successful athletes and people use their imagination to create what they want in their future, and then they bring it into the present. They imagine what they want to do, and then they act as if it has … Continue reading

PLAYING GOLF VS. SELF-QUARANTINE

Golf courses are opening up now after the two-month global shut down, offering golfers a welcome outlet after the mandated layoff. Here in western North Carolina, the golf courses remained open using the new social distancing guidelines that permit outdoor … Continue reading

Deep Breathing is the Key to Better Golf

Breathing is the most important physiological function of your body. You can live 40 days without food, ten days without water, but only five to ten minutes without oxygen. The whole world is shut down now because of the fear … Continue reading

Get ready for springtime golf

Golf courses are in the process of returning slowly to their summer conditions. Take a hint from nature and plan the return to your golf game by creating it one step at a time to develop your confidence. It is … Continue reading

FEBRUARY 2020 — A LEAP YEAR FOR GOLF

A Leap Year is a year where a day is added to the shortest month; February 29. Because of this extra day, this year will have 366 days instead of 365, one extra day to play golf. This extra day … Continue reading

THE LIGHTER SIDE OF GOLF

To play golf at your highest potential requires being in a state where you are balanced in your mental, physical, emotional and spiritual bodies. Everyone needs to seek their own Arousal Level where this happens. Golf is such a difficult … Continue reading

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NEW WORLD GOLF HANDICAP SYSTEM

When I began playing golf in 1958, changes in golfers’ handicaps were determined by our club pro so all members had an equal playing field.  He knew all the members’ playing abilities and was known to cut a handicap in … Continue reading

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS! It’s that time of year again to put away your golf clubs while you gather together with your friends and loved ones to celebrate the holidays.  May all the joy and wonder of Christmas touch you and those you … Continue reading

Essential tools for your mental golf toolbox

The month of December signals the end of the year and forecasts the beginning of a new year. As this year winds down, it is an opportunity to look back and reflect on the successes you have had, the missed … Continue reading