God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things that should be changed, and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other. Annika Sorenstam, considered one of the all-time great golfers, achieved to the highest level of her profession because she only focused on […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Don’t feel bad about your last mistake or total mishap. Everyone has blundered–including the new king of golf, Rory McIlroy, winner of last week’s PGA Championship. In fact, his was a monumental meltdown at the 2011 Master’s. He started the final round with a 4-shot lead, but by the time he turned for home on […]
Brandt Snedeker is in the lead of the 2012 British Open after two rounds. He once told me that when he misses the green, he sees it as a challenge to get up and down. What a great attitude! We should always see life’s many obstacles as great and wonderful challenges.