Mindset in Golf

What is a Positive Attitude in Golf?

What is a Positive Attitude in Golf?

How can you shut down the negativity and self-doubt during competitive rounds? Many golfers point to negativity as their biggest obstacle on the golf course. It is impossible to achieve your potential when you are mentally immersed in negativity. In our Golf Mental Game Survey, a golfer who has been frustrated with their lack of results asked the following question: … Golf Psychology Article>>

Go-For-Broke Mentality in Golfers 

Go-For-Broke Mentality in Golfers

What goes through your mind when you start off a round poorly? For example, you double-bogey the first two holes, then bogey the third. You quickly find yourself 4-strokes from the leader before the fifth hole. You will most likely feel frustrated, especially if you missed an easy putt or misjudged a shot. Let’s further the scenario. The golfers atop … Golf Psychology Article>>

How to Beat the Yips and Putting Anxiety

How to Beat the Yips and Putting Anxiety

Golf Psychology and The Putting Yips Are the yips caused by physical or mental factors? What causes a golfer to get trapped in the yips rut? Ask golfers about how the yips “magically” appear, and you will get a broad range of answers: nagging injuries, inconsistent practice, too much focus on mechanics, not enough focus on mechanics, lack of concentration, … Golf Psychology Article>>

What to do If You Can’t Visualize Your Golf Shot

Golf Mind Podcast

In this episode, Dr. Cohn answers a question from a reader about How can I be better, if You Can’t Visualize Your Golf Shot GRANT: I have a very hard time ‘visualizing’; it’s hard for me to see a mental picture or movie of the ball flight or the target like Jack Nicklaus talks about. How can I be better … Golf Psychology Article>>

How Golfers Can Build their Confidence 

How Golfers Can Build their Confidence 

In the weeks heading into a tournament, what do you feed your mind: Positive or negative messages? Do you hang onto past mistakes during a round or focus on the good shots you hit? Your thoughts affect your confidence. It is pretty simple; you become what you think. If you think you are a terrible golfer, you will struggle on … Golf Psychology Article>>