Category: Mental Game

Will Chewing Gum Improve Your Golf Game?

As the final round of the Zozo Championship wound down this past Sunday, viewers may have noticed eventual winner, Patrick Cantlay, doing something a bit unusual for professional golfers: chewing gum. Cantlay isn’t alone with this oral fix. Jordan Spieth, Vijay Singh, Phil Mickelson and the great Tiger Woods – are all noted for gum-chewing …

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Play Better Golf: You Often Get What You Expect

Came across an interesting tweet from former PGA Tour professional, Bob Friend. To illustrate the power of remaining calm & trusting in yourself: I’ve not practiced in 3 years. I’m not uber-talented; Ask the guys I competed against. My last 4 rnds @ Oakmont are 68-73-69-71. I believe I can play, therefore I can! You …

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Play Golf With (Controlled) Recklessness

I recently came across this short Secret Golf interview segment of PGA Tour player, Patton Kizzire talking about advice he heard from the great Jackie Burke. In it, Burke talks about playing with a “controlled recklessness”. Kizzire says this is something he has been trying to employ in his game. And, the advice is …

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