The Mental Game is Authored by Michael Riggs
The relationship between a player’s optimal level of arousal – how revved he is – and performance is one of the most studied, and difficult to pinpoint, concepts in the field of Sport Psychology. Each golfer has an optimal state of mental stimulation that allows him to think and feel “ready” to play. If the golfer is under-aroused, less than peak performance may be the result. Conversely, over-arousal can lead to a sense of panic and feeling “out of control.”
As is true with all aspects of the mental game, learning to recognize different states of beingis the first, and thus, a critical step. It is important to become aware of how “keyed up,” “ready,” or “mellow” you tend to be when you are playing your best golf. Each player has a different level of optimal arousal; therefore, each player needs to be self-aware what that level is in order to “go” there to play his best.
Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado (JGAC)
Charlotte Hillary Wins JGAC Tour Championship
There's nothing like capping off the local golf season on a high note. And for Trevor Olkowski of Grand Junction and Charlotte Hillary of Englewood, it doesn't get any higher than winning the final major of the year for the Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado.
Charlotte Hillary, a freshman at Kent Denver, won her third JGAC tournament of the year in prevailing by three strokes in the girls competition. She made two birdies on Sunday en route to a 1-over-par 74, giving her a winning total of even-par 146. Though Hillary was competing against mostly older players, she used her course knowledge of Cherry Hills to her advantage.
US Challenge Cup - Cape Cod Junior Classic
October 22-23, 2016
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What Academic Habits are Essential for a HS Student-Athlete?
Article by Ted Gleason
If you’re familiar with the “Going to College” articles, then you already know the important role academics will play in your college process. As a new school year begins, it is timely to reinforce and emphasize the specific traits that will allow you to get the most out of your upcoming school year. In past Going to College articles, we’ve written about a myriad of topics relative to academics, time management, the NCAA Eligibility Center, and the like.