Golf Psychology

Teach your students to make every course be thier favorite course

There’s an old saying in golf: “Different horses for different courses.” Some players just think and play better on certain courses.  This mental game principle fits Steve Stricker to a tee. Defending his crown, Stricker raced to a strong second-place finish at the 2013 Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.  Stricker stated, “This is a […]

The Olympic Mindset of Golf

Everyone gets nervous: You, me, and even Olympic athletes, including the great Michael Phelps. We all get butterflies when the situation is important to us. That is human nature. The difference is how we view this nervousness.   There is a wise saying in sports psychology: “It is okay to have butterflies; just make sure […]

Learning a Skill

Successful teachers transmit information to their students in the most effective manner possible. To help achieve this goal, it is important to understand how the student receives the information the teacher is sending him. In simple terms, sports performance is how one’s psychomotor skills react to achieve a goal. The term “muscle memory” can be […]