Getting Ready for the Ryder Cup, Getting Out of Your Head

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🏌️‍♂️ Getting Out Of Your Head And Into The Game

🏌️‍♂️ We’ve All Been There…😂

🏌️‍♂️ Are You Ride or Die for the Ryder Cup 👀

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🏌️‍♂️Getting Out of Your Head And Into the Game

We’ve talked a lot these past few weeks on fixing our swings and even planning our chip shots better.

Today I wanted to try out a new type of tip for you all though.

We’re getting into the golf mindset today baby.

I’ll be curious to see if you all like these types of tips to actually, so be sure to let me know down in the review poll at the bottom 👇

(Don’t worry I won’t be just focusing on mindset and have a killer chip shot tip for Thursday actually)

But here are a few of the bits of advice I’ve found resonate the most with me and are mentioned by some seriously great golfers to.

So let’s get into them…

1️⃣ Don’t just plan the shot, plan the hole

Okay, obviously you need to focus on each shot and be “present”.

This takes that piece of advice to the practical level in my opinion.

When you’re teeing up for a drive you obviously want to hit it as far as you can so you can get close to the tee.

BUT…

You also know very few courses are a straight line.

You need to set yourself up for a successful NEXT shot.

This can mean purposely lightening up on your swings so you can land just before a big slope so you don’t end up rolling down the whole thing and losing precious yards.

Figure out how each shot needs to land so the next one isn’t in danger of adding on unnecessary strokes.

2️⃣ Get a pre-swing ritual

You see, I thought this one was really interesting because I actually don’t have one really.

I do the typical practice swings before and make sure I’m switching from a chip swing to a put swing obviously.

Yet, numerous PGA Golfers swear by the importance of developing one

(Of course there’s also some really funny ones out there to)

Lou Guzzi, a Top 100 Golf Teacher, swears by this.

He says a simple pre-swing ritual can not only help to clear the bad shot you just had from your mind but also help laser down every part of your swing.

Do you have a ritual?

3️⃣ Embrace the Challenge

Lastly for this tip I want to highlight this important fact…

We did not choose a “leisurely activity” exactly.

This sport we all love is just that sometimes, a sport.

A competition with others but especially within ourselves.

When your shot lands in a rough spot or you’re several shots above where you wanted…

Embrace that challenge.

Instead of breaking a club out of frustration when something goes wrong, challenge yourself to see just how much you can recover from it.

This will make your shots a lot more effortless and the game a lot more enjoyable.

TRUST. ME.

🏌️‍♂️ We’ve All Been There…😂

🏌️‍♂️ Are You Ride Or Die For The Ryder Cup 👀

The time is officially upon us ladies and gents

It’s Ryder Cup time.

This will be the 44th match-up between the best golfers in the United States and the best in Europe.

Now, while I am biased on who I personally want to win…

(U.S. all the way baby)

I am immensely looking forward to how this match will turn out.

Especially with how the U.S. took the last tournament with a 19-9 win.

If you’re curious for how this tournament is scored by the way, CBS Golf did a great job going over the three types of matches they’ll be playing: four-ball, foursomes, and singles.

The match-ups for who’s playing against who will be playing who won’t be revealed until Thursday of course so there’s not much we can talk about for speculations on that…

BUT we do need to talk about the “Away Curse” the U.S. has in the last few years.

While we are 27-14 overall, the European team has won 7 consecutive home tournaments.

On paper we’re still projected to win…

Yet how many times has the underdog come in to take it all when the favored team rests on their laurels?

And the number one thing we’ve learned from the last 43 tournaments is that the U.S. team needs to improve their pairings during the foursomes.

In case you didn’t know, this is because the U.S. is 2-12-2 in the last 4 years…

Yeah.

You read that right.

Our foursomes is where we fall apart.

Or possibly Europe is just outstanding in theirs…

Hopefully it’s the former.

But hey, regardless of who wins I just can’t wait to see the best play against each other and bring out the best in one another.

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