Golf Mindset

How to Start the Round with a Calm Mindset

Golf Mind Podcast

Do you ever struggle with your composure on the golf course because you feel nervous before the round? In this week’s golf psychology session, mental game of golf expert and author of The Mental Game of Golf, Dr. Cohn, responds to a question from Dan who had this to say about his game: “I feel nervous before the round and … Golf Psychology Article>>

Stop “Sleeping” Early in the Golf Round

Golf Psychology Video

Do you start the golf round feeling like you are not focused? If so, you might not have the correct intensity to play your best–especially if you struggle on the first few holes consistently. Some golfers are “sleeping” early in the round and that hurts their mindset and performance. In this golf psychology video, you learn how to increase your … Golf Psychology Article>>

How to Play Great Golf on New Courses

US Open

Learning to Play Consistent Golf Golf is a unique game. No two courses are alike. No two holes are alike. Many times, a golf course itself may not be what it was a few months previously. Think of how those course changes present challenging circumstances for each golfer. Look at some other sports where field dimensions are constant. A football … Golf Psychology Article>>

Using a Neutral Mindset to Improve Success

Good Mindset in Golf

Moving on After Mistakes Are you a golfer who gets down on yourself after a bad shot? Well, you are not alone! Golf is a challenging game and every course has a unique design of bunkers, water hazards, trees, and other features. With all the challenges… slices, duffs, bogeys and other mistakes are evident over the course of 18 holes. … Golf Psychology Article>>

When Golfers Are ‘Firing on All Cylinders’

Finishing the Round

Embrace the Challenges on the Course What is the difference between ‘smooth sailing’ and ‘firing on all cylinders’? Sometimes golfers use the terms ‘smooth sailing’ and ‘firing on all cylinders’ interchangeably, but there is a big difference. The ‘smooth sailing’ mindset means that conditions are near perfect on the golf course; no wind, low humidity, low to mid 80-degree temperature, … Golf Psychology Article>>

Beyond the Golfer: Defining Your Identity

Sports Psychology for Golfers

You Are More Than “A Golfer” “I am a golfer.” Do you use this phrase to describe who you are? Many golfers define themselves by what they do and, that is, golf. “A golfer” is what is referred to as your athletic identity, but it often bleeds over into your personal identity as well. Unfortunately, identifying yourself primarily as a … Golf Psychology Article>>