Do You Have A “Jerky” Stroke On Short Putts?

Do You Have The Yips On Certain Putts?

Dr. Patrick Cohn, golf psychology expert and author of the “Golfer’s Mental Edge” CD program, teaches amateur to tour professional golfers how to improve their mental game of golf using golf psychology strategies developed over the last 20 years of his career.

In this week’s golf psychology session, mental game of golf expert and author of The Mental Game of Golf, Dr. Cohn, answers a question from a golfer about how when he putts, he seems to jerk or spasm (which we call the yips).

Pedro wrote in and asked:

“I’m trying to play competitive golf, yesterday was my first mini tour event. This time I shot 77 with one 3-putt and four missed putts inside of 5 feet. My caddy says that when I stroke the putt it seems like I jerk at it. What should I do to overcome this?”


Listen to the audio below to hear what Dr. Cohn says about overcoming this problem:

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