Is Golf REALLY 90% Mental?

Posted by on Aug 7, 2010 in Mental Approach, Video Lesson | 0 comments

Well, it all depends.  I believe it is a sliding scale based on your current skill level.  On my scale, I feel like golf is 50% mental for 18 handicap golfers, 60% mental for 12 handicap golfers, etc. For scratch golfers it is 90% mental and for Tour players it is 95% mental.

As we build our skill and are able to physically hit the shots, we now must learn the mental skills that unlock us to play as well on a golf course and in a tournament as we do on the range or in a practice round.  I’ve included a couple of videos below to give you an introduction to golf’s mental toughness principles.  Let me know if these help you.

 

Stay tuned for more Golf Tips from Charlie King.

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