Talk to any experienced golfer, and they’ll tell you putting is as much about your mental state as it is your physical ability. Not everyone can crush the ball off the tee, but with the right preparation, any golfer has the potential and physical tools needed to master their short game.
To help you realize your potential and make more putts, here are four mental tips you can use starting today.
#1 Ease Into a Positive Mindset – Before you go to the first hole stop on the practice green and roll in a few very short putts. Gradually lengthen your putts while maintaining a positive mindset. Repeat your routine for every putt.
#2 Learn to Visualize Each Putt – before every putt take a few seconds to visualize in your mind the ball rolling along your line and into the hole. Many pros use this technique to create a positive mindset, relax their nerves, and make their execution smoother.
#3 Develop Confidence in a More Effective Way – Practicing incorrect fundamentals limits your success and prevents improvement. Always practice with a positive purpose. Identify your mistakes and make the adjustments needed. Find a training tool to help you see and feel your mistakes so you can make a positive change with confidence. Get “The Putting Stroke Teacher” training aid and you will improve immediately.
#4 Don’t Let one Mistake become Several – No Matter how much you practice and improve your going to miss the occasional easy putt. It happens to the best Golfers in the Game. Accept it and move your positive focus to your next shot. Remember that golf is not a game of perfection.
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