Learning From Poor Golf

The best thing for being sad,” replied Merlin, beginning to puff and blow, “is to learn something. That’s the only thing that never fails. You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you may lie awake at night listening to the disorder of your...

Balancing Performance and Enjoyment in Golf

I recently offered a survey to all of my newsletter subscribers.  I was looking to get some feedback from golfers for the new book I’m writing. (If you would like to have a look at the survey, you can find it here) There were a number of interesting points which...

What Does Golf Mean to You?

A couple of weeks ago my electric toothbrush stopped working. It had been on its last legs for a few months so I wasn’t totally surprised when it finally expired. The following morning, I wandered down to the local shopping centre to buy a new one. A well-known chain...

Thinking Correctly Under Pressure

T-CUP – Thinking Correctly Under Pressure, is an acronym brought to prominence by England rugby coach Sir Clive Woodward during the successful 2003 World Cup campaign. Coaches and psychologists in all sports including golf, have spent thousands of hours trying to...

Meditation For Better Golf ?

I was chatting with a golfer the other day. She had been struggling with her game and despite practising and taking lessons, her best golf was proving elusive when she wanted it most. She was experiencing a lot of thinking on the golf course and wondered whether...

Golf’s Swing Thought Trap

  I played golf with one of my golf mentoring clients last week. It’s something I like to do as soon as possible after we start working together. It’s OK seeing someone hit golf balls on the driving range or in the studio, but there’s nothing like playing 18...