Author Archives: Joan

CAN YOU BOUNCE BACK FROM MISSED SHOTS?

Overthinking your situation will cause a missed shot. Not letting go of a missed shot will also sabotage your round. How you view yourself and your golf game determines the success and enjoyment you will have. Not being able to … Continue reading

GOLF IS A JOURNEY OF SELF-DISCOVERY

The puzzling question in golf has always been; “How do I get into ‘the zone’ or ‘flow state’ to play automatically at my personal best?” This is the biggest mystery of golf. I live in an area that is known … Continue reading

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO WIN AT GOLF?

As you know, winning is not under your control. What are the skills you can develop that are under your control? There are the technical/physical skills where golfers practice in hopes of perfecting their golf swings. There are also the … Continue reading

MODEL YOUR GOLF GAME ON SUCCESS!

Modeling is the basis of Neuro Linguistic Programming. NLP is the study of the internal maps in successful people’s brains. Then their patterns of successful behaviors can be learned and modeled. Children are the most accelerated learners. For children everything … Continue reading

Golf’s Slow Play Problem is Personal

The number one problem on golf courses today is slow play! Golfers get annoyed with players who delay the game. An average 18-hole round of golf takes four hours and twenty minutes. Golfers say their rhythm is impeded when they … Continue reading

STRENGTHEN YOUR MINDSET TO WIN GOLF TOURNAMENTS

Now that we are well into playing summer golf tournaments, how are you doing? In golf, every golfer can compete on his/her own level/flight which makes the competition fairer than having to compete only against the best golfers. That being … Continue reading

Do you know that efficient breathing can help your golf game?

Breathing is the most vital body function you have. The intake of oxygen is necessary for your brain function. Almost all your body functions interact with your breath. You can live forty days without food, ten days without water, but … Continue reading

What is your body language saying on the golf course?

Are you using positive self-talk but sabotaging your game with your body language? Non-Verbal Communication: Recent research shows that the mind controls the body, and the body also communicates with the mind.  Babies first learn to make their wishes known … Continue reading

SPRINGTIME MENTAL GOLF PREPARATION

How many times on the golf course after a missed shot have you realized what you had done to miss it? Take the time to prepare mentally before your shot to produce the result you desire. Spring has arrived and … Continue reading

DOES YOUR FRONT 9 SCORE MATCH YOUR BACK 9 SCORE?

My daughter, a working mother and weekend golfer, called to tell me that she had shot a 40 on the front 9 of her golf course, and a 54 on the back 9. How many times has that happened to … Continue reading