09
Sep

Slumpbust like Rory McIlroy

Not long ago, Rory Mcilroy was the number one player in the world. With four majors, amazing power and youth on his side, it seemed like Rory would dominate golf for years to come. Then he fell into an amazing putting slump. Rory recently mentioned that he lost his confident so bad that he only […]

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27
Apr

Fire your bad inner caddy

Two weeks ago, we witnessed a new superstar in the golf world. Jordan Spieth dominated the Masters Tournament, eventually tying the all-time scoring record at the Augusta National golf course. If you watched Spieth that week, or any week on the PGA Tour, you will notice how much he chatters with his caddy, Michael Greller. […]

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17
Mar

Give your game a mental tune up

TUNE UP YOUR GAME: It’s time to get your game ready for another golfing season. While proper stretching will help to get your muscles ready, you must also tune-up your mental game muscles. Here are eight great tips to prepare your mind for this upcoming season: 1. Use imagery to fix your bad habits All […]

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10
Feb

The Power of Visualization-Jason Day case in point at Farmers Insurance Open

Anyone who watched Jason Day closely this week would noticed his use of visualization. During his pre-shot routine, Jason closes his eyes and images the shot he wants. For Jason Day, closing his eyes facilitates his imagery process. Jason Day also mentioned that he continually visualized himself holding the trophy for the 2015 Farmers Insurance […]

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02
Feb

Do you lose focus after a bad shot? check out these tips to get refocused

Do you have a difficult time letting go of a bad event? Do you carry negative baggage with you throughout the day? Is your inability to be in the moment hurting your success? Perhaps this is the year that you incorporate a post-event routine into your daily lineup. A post-event routine is a series of […]

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02
Jun

Matsuyama wins Jack Nicklaus’ tourney at Muirfield Vilalge

Hideki Matsuyama, winner of the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance, shows us to be whom you are. Ironically, Matsuyama plays slow and methodical, just like the tournament host, Jack Nicklaus. Sports psychologists, myself included, are typically teaching our players to become more reactive. For instance when putting, we tell them to look at the […]

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26
May

Adam Scott uses the #1 label to help him win Colonial

Did the No. 1 world ranking help Adam Scott win the Crown Plaza Invitational at Colonial? A resounding “yes” is the answer! The labels we give ourselves and events will greatly affect our achievements. When you label yourself as a winner, you will feel like a winner. When you label yourself a great putter, you […]

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26
Apr

Matt Kuchar teaches about having a trigger

Matt Kuchar, the RBC Heritage champion, looks like he has a hitch in his swing. Right before he takes the club back, he picks his club off the ground and hovers it for a split second above the ball. Then he proceeds with his backswing. This maneuver is actually his trigger to kick start his […]

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12
Nov

Body language is key to playing your best golf

One word comes to mind when you watched Chris Kirk play this past Sunday at St. Simons, GA: Relaxed. Kirk’s body language gives you the impression that he is feeling zero pressure. His mannerisms are like that of someone playing with his buddies at home for a $2  nassau.  His shoulders are relaxed and his […]

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07
Aug

Get into the Zone like Tiger Woods!

Unbelievable. Incredible. Amazing. Words pale in description of Tiger Woods’ second round performance at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.  Anyone who was lucky enough to see that round in person or on television witnessed some of the best golf ever played in competition. Tiger was hitting prodigious drives, lazer-like irons and making putts from everywhere. Through fourteen […]

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