These golfers are at the stage of improvising their golf wing technique to suite their playing style. They practice often, and
can work and shape the ball flight performances. These golfers can build greatness to game performances by mental
skills training to attain maximum confidence despite any adversity they encounter during the game.
At the Practice Range
1. What you need to do during your to practice sessions?
a) Have good practice plan. Set your practice goals.
b) Improve golf swing proficiency for specialty shot performances.
c) Master your accuracy and distance control for all short games.
d) Simulate uneven ground situations during practicing, like playing realistically on
e) Spent 70 percent of practice time on short games.
f) Simulate a golf game playing situation. Change the club after each shot like
playing realistically on the course
2. What you need to do for your swing performances?
a) Keep the lower body passive and upper body active for all golf swing execution.
b) Ensure perfect body co-ordination during the golf swing execution.
c) Master your golf swing path and swing plane for all golf swing executions.
d) Play your golf shots by experience.
e) Find your signature golf pitching and chipping style for all distances.
f) Find your signature golf putting style and feel for all distances.
Playing on the Golf Course
3. Your preparation for a game
a) Be committed to your game plan.
b) Arrive early. Go to the practice range to hit about 100 golf balls.
c) Practice precision shot performance for all the short games.
d) Avoid heavy meal.
e) Do not have an intense practice session of hitting more 300 golf balls at the range the
day before the game
4. Your tee-shots
a) Read the layout of each hole to land your optimum tee-shot.
b) Get the golf ball on the flat part of fairway to make your next golf shot easier to the
putting green for your par and birdie.
c) A long straight tee-shot is always a good start for every hole.
5. Your fairway shot to greens
a) Get the golf ball on the putting green for your birdie and par score.
b) Aim for a position on the putting green to make your putt easier. Avoid down-hill putt.
c) Apply specialty shot performance if required otherwise hit straight shot to the flag
6. When your ball outside the Greens
a) Get the golf ball close to the flagstick with one attempt.
b) Get the golf ball out of the sandbunker and near to the flagstick.
c) Do not try a golf swing technique if you have not been succeeded in your practice.
7. Your putting
a) Assess what are the slopes on the putting green that can effect the golf ball rolling motion for the long putt.
b) Be very precise on your short putts.
c) No 3-putts game.
8. Your mental game
a) Exercise total perception and cognitive skills for all shot performances throughout
b) Ensure that you do your signature pre-shot routine to get the total mental readiness
and physical readiness for your golf swing performance.
c) A misjudged shot performance is part of a golf game, it is what we learn from it
d) Disregard the intrinsic or extrinsic motivation for better game performance. The best
motivation is self motivation.
9. Your equipment
a) Wear your lucky colour outfit, look smart and feel confidence for your game.
b) Play with your best selected golf balls.
c) Ensure that your equipment is a correct set makeup. See professional clubmaker for advice.
d) Have a Rule of Golf book in your bag.
10. What you must do for yourself?
a) After your game, take notes on what need to be practiced.
b) Engage yourself in a regular practice session.
c) Create a competitive short games practice challenge with friends. Sharpen your skills and add valuable
dimensions to your practice time.
d) Watch more golf tournaments to see how Professionals prepare for their perfect shot performances and do the
impossible to become a champion.
e) Try to play with good golfers more often to learn the must, should and good to do on the course (e.g. how their
course management when playing the first time on a new golf course?).
f) Have a short and long term plans to fulfill your golf aspiration.
g) Read other sporting game books for athletic performance motivation.
My Personal advise
Find a golf coach that can give you an intensive training programme inclusive of golf psychology skills training to
enhance your game performance.
Asian Golf Centre
Certified & Licensed USGTF Master Golf Teaching Professional - USA
Certified Professional Teacher and Trainer - University of Cambridge, UK
Singapore Sport Council - NCAP Level 1, 2 & 3
Singapore WDA-WSQ ACTA Certified Trainer & Assessor
Certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP™) Practitioner - USA
Certified Professional Clubmaker by GCA (USA)
GCA Winner International Clubmaker of the Year - USA