Author Archives: Joan

ANGER IS AN EMOTIONAL GOLF HAZARD

It is almost impossible not to become frustrated on the golf course. Bad shots are part of the game for all golfers. It is important not to let it get you discouraged. What is possible is how you can control … Continue reading

HOW TO WIN AT GOLF

Do you really believe you deserve to win? On a deep level of feeling, most golfers believe that they don’t deserve to be the winner. They will point to golfers who are better than they are and to the weaknesses … Continue reading

THE ART OF PUTTING

The two most important clubs in your golf bag are your driver and your putter. The adage “drive for show, putt for dough” still holds true. Emotions are the most important part of your mental game, and the driver and … Continue reading

WHAT IS A STRONG MENTAL GOLF GAME?

When pro golfers are interviewed after a round of tournament golf, they invariably start their answer by describing their successful shots and putts. After a competitive round of golf, amateur golfers will usually describe what “could have” happened if they … Continue reading

PLAY GOLF WITH THE HEART OF A CHILD

What is keeping you from playing golf consistently at your personal best? Your inner child’s mental programming! For 30 years I have provided information about how to access the zone/flow state because that is where you play at your peak … Continue reading

GOLF IS A GAME MEANT FOR HUMAN ENJOYMENT

Thirty years ago today, on April 2, 1992, I founded Positive Mental Imagery, a mental sports consulting service dedicated to helping golfers achieve their peak performances. Playing golf with the women at my country club I noticed that they spent … Continue reading

SIX WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR MENTAL GOLF GAME

Babe Didrikson Zaharias is known as one of the greatest female athletes of all time. She broke world records in multiple sports constantly breaking her own records. In the 1932 Olympics she won gold medals in the javelin throw and … Continue reading

SELF-KNOWLEDGE IS THE KEY TO GREAT GOLF

February 2022 is full of sport competitions. The Winter Olympics are well underway, the iconic Pebble Beach Pro-Am has declared a winner, the PGA Tour is on its way to Scottsdale for the WM Phoenix Open and then on to … Continue reading

CLEAR YOUR MIND FOR GREATER FOCUS ON THE GOLF COURSE

“I never know who is going to show up today!” is an excuse sometimes heard on the first tee to acknowledge the possibility of impending poor play. The mental game of golf is about advance preparation of your mind-body-spirit so … Continue reading

DO YOU NEED THE PERFECT GIFT FOR THE GOLFER ON YOUR LIST?

Would you like to see your kids, grandkids, or you, achieve your golf potential by mastering the golf mental game? Join the world class professional and elite amateur golfers and athletes who use self-hypnosis to program their subconscious minds for … Continue reading