They'll save your round
How many times have you heard the
expression "Master the Fundamentals".
Well it's certainly true in golf as it
is in every sport. Without them, no
athlete can be successful.
In golf it's even more important
remembering your personal fundamentals
can save a golf round and keep one bad
hole from becoming a string of bad
holes. But it's important to know what
This spring on the practice tee or
putting green work on the basics. Here
are the three most important:
tempo, positive feel.
Alignment: put those clubs on the
in front of your toes and practice all
your shots with that club there. Its
very basic and did you know you can do
that during a round provided you pick
up before you make your stroke. When
you're in one of those bad streaks in
your round something simple like that
can help to calm you and get you set up
Tempo: spend a great deal of time
feeling the right tempo and then when
you hit a bad shot in a tournament,
immediately take a practice swing and
see if that was the problem.
Positive feel: Take time on the practice
range and putting green to recall all
the great shots you've made in the past.
Before each practice shot, really
visualize that memory. Then be sure you
have a ready list of those
positive memories firmly set
in your mind so that you can quickly
switch yourself out of a negative mode
during tournament play.
Work hard,have fun, play well!
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