Tag Archives: Mental game

Power Golf, Not Fast Golf

It may be tempting to want to get amped up mentally before you begin a round of golf. And in many ways this is important. But be careful of what instructions you give your brain before you play. Here are … Continue reading

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How to Shine on the Back 9

The back 9 can be a challenge for golfers. After nine holes of duking it out, you can often find that you need an extra boost to keep up your momentum. And while stopping by the snack shop for a … Continue reading

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How To Break 100 (or 90)

If you’re shooting in the 100s, you probably want to break 100 and shoot somewhere in the 90s. If you’re in the 90s you want to be in the 80s. If you’re in the 80s you want to shoot in … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Hazards Phase You

At Pause-N-Throw, we’ve spent a lot of amount of time talking about the mental game of golf. And one important mental component of the game is avoiding intimidation. When you see a water hazard or sand trap in front of … Continue reading

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Best Pre-Golf Breakfasts

Usually, waking up means another slog through the daily grind at your work. But not today. You’ve managed to save up a sick day, or for whatever other reason don’t need to go in to work. And that means just … Continue reading

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Using a Training Aid While Traveling

When you play golf on the road, it can be intimidating. Using a training aid can be a way to help you play better, but training aids have their downsides as well when you travel. Let’s take a look at … Continue reading

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Can Hypnosis Cure a Slice?

You are getting sleepy, very sleepy. And not because this is a boring blog post, because you’re hypnotizing yourself to try to cure that stupid slice that plagues you on the course. Hypnosis is and always has been controversial – … Continue reading

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Famous Golf Screw-Ups

Sometimes, when we’re having a bad round, thinking about the pros can really get us down. “How come it’s so easy for the pros, yet when I play, I always shank it onto the other fairway?” First of all, the … Continue reading

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How to Build Accuracy on the Range

Even if you’ve followed our advice and built a home practice net, there’s still plenty to be gained from practice at the range. While it’s true that you can never fully replicate the mental effects of playing golf under pressure, … Continue reading

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The 1st Hole Accuracy Challenge

Recently we talked about the mental game of golf, and one situation that can wreak havoc on your accuracy for mental reasons is teeing off on the 1st hole of any course. In many rounds I’ve played with people I’ve … Continue reading

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