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Against All Odds with The Mind Zone

Against All Odds! Do you play golf in that way?  You know, some days you don't strike the ball brilliantly, yet score well. Another day, you're a Tour Pro, yet just can't get a score running? As the summer season drifts into autumn, and winter, has your golf been the best?  A great season or one…
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Make Success Habit Forming and stay in The Mind Zone

Make Success Habit Forming and stay in The Mind Zone. They say golf is all in the MIND? Golf is difficult.  That is a fact.  The Mind and your thoughts, however, will play a huge part in your success.  A few days before a tournament, perhaps the Club Championship, we go to the range.  We…
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Does your mind obey you?

Your ‘mind' will always do what it thinks you want, whether that’s useless or useful, at that moment in time.  In general, it will want to please you and by doing what it ‘thinks’ you want, it is basically obeying orders. It also cannot understand a negative command!  As an example, if you say to…
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Who do you back now?

With the cut at The Open being +1, there are already some big name casualties.  Major winners, Jason Day, Keegan Bradley, Darren Clarke, two-times Open Champion Padraig Harrington, multiple winner Tiger Woods and most recently, USPGA Champ Gary Woodland, missing out on the weekend activities.  But perhaps one of the biggest names to miss the…
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Who will be in the Mind Zone at The Open?

So with just a couple of weeks to go until the 148th Open Championship at Portrush, Northern Ireland, how many of you have placed bets?  Currently I can get 8/1 on Rory and Brooks, 12/1 on DJ and Tiger!  Really though, even though we can look at form and those players that have history in…
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Rory in the ZONE!

Having just watched the final round of the RBC Canadian Open, what a tremendous performance by Rory McIlroy. If ever you want to discover the power of momentum, then watch his final round!  Well done, Rory and we look forward to seeing him take on Pebble Beach at the US Open. A real gutsy performance…
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Getting over the line for golf success.

I watched a large amount of the US PGA Championship from Bethpage Black recently. Brooks Koepka, successfully defending his major title. I found particularly interesting the way Brooks dealt with a seven shot lead at, what every media source was telling us, was a tremendously difficult course.  The defending Champion had four successive bogeys on…
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Fear and You! Feel The Fear and Do It Anyway

Feel the fear and do it anyway! A recent comment on a golf course, reminded me of a book I read many years ago by Susan Jeffers, ‘Feel the fear and do it anyway’.  Whilst putting out to win a match, I heard the player say, ‘I am so scared of this putt, it literally fills…
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Master the Maintenance and gain Momentum!

[caption id="attachment_503" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Spring at East Herts Golf Club[/caption] I have to say it, I LOVE this time of year! Clocks have already gone forward, which gets us playing in the evening. The golf courses are starting to look more picturesque with budding vegetation and we know that golf in ‘shorts and polo-shirts’ is…
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History in the making at The Masters

Wow, just wow, just WOW!! Hands up if you are of a certain age and thought that Tiger would NEVER add to his Major haul? Well the proof is in the pudding, with a victory in 2019, 11 years on from his last Major. You have to feel for Francesco Molinari, leader by two, after…
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