Golf is Not a Game of Perfect
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Golfing potential depends primarily on attitude, skill with the wedges and the putter, and how well a golfer thinks. Golf has become much more competitive and systemized since this book was written, so every advantage a player has matters.
Rotella discusses the irrational belief athletes hold that they will succeed in whatever shot or task is presented to them.Time and again, I have heard stories of dreams that are intimately connected to the ability to play great golf. Ch 22 recommends balance to golf in one’s life; obsession, over-commitment, and anger or frustration over inevitable disappointing rounds are not healthy.
He is passionate about helping fellow amateur golfers to NOT make mistakes, whether it be in their play, the equipment they purchase, or the golf that they watch. On the first tee, a golfer must expect only two things of himself: to have fun, and to focus his mind properly on every shot.In fact, you would never hold another golfer to the standard of perfection or yell at them after missing a 3-foot putt. In fact, the team had felt it did very well just to qualify for the NCAA tournament, where it failed to make the cut.
Although, most people don’t read these kinds of books to discover out of the ordinary vocab they read it to discover out of the ordinary golf mindsets and this book certainly delivers in that regard. It is more important to be decisive than to be correct when preparing to play any golf shot or putt.Pat continued to win, and in 1991, with her fourth victory that year, she qualified for the LPGA Hall of Fame.