Tag Archives: Professional

Who do you play for?

I’m always curious to know the reasons a person plays golf, especially if they have high ambitions for becoming a great golfer.  The answers are usually that they want to join their workmates, friends, family members or partner.  Occassionally they are playing just for themselves. Regardless of who you are playing for or your motivation to play, it is extremely …

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Wisdom from Dr Seuss

Isn’t it odd that the messages contained in books read to us as children don’t fully make sense to us until we are adults…when we actually think about them! “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind”. This quote from Dr Seuss and the attached picture are …

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Be Intentional: Really Mean It!

We set goals, make plans to achieve them and then take action…we are out of the starting gate.  Supercharging this effort by having a strong intention of achieving your goals is what separates a lot of wishful thinking from results. Being intentional in your actions breaks through stuck states and apathy, allows us to delay gratification and can even make …

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Distance Control for Chip Shots

This week’s blog is more like a golf tip…it is a good one though! Do you sometimes struggle with distance control of your chip shots?  If you do then you are like just about every golfer.  If you recall the chip shots you have hit in practice or on the course over the past few weeks, you will notice a …

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The Younger I Start the Better I Become, Right?

There is a growing trend for parents and others to encourage young children to specialise in golf at a young age. This is at the expense of other sports and activities. The logic is that the earlier the child begins golf and the more time they spend training at an earlier age, the greater the likelihood that they will become …

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Probability and the Tour

Most talented young players wish to pursue a career in professional golf; and who can blame them with the riches which appear to be there for the taking, especially on the US, Japanese and European Men’s and Women’s Tours. There are some sobering statistics from the Qualifying Schools which were held late last 2009 and early 2010. Below is a …

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