Golf Mental Game Essentials: How to Control Your Fear

Golf isn’t a sport that most people associate with fear. When you think about fear in sports, you probably think about those that are physically dangerous – such as downhill skiing or driving a race car. While golf will never be lumped into those categories, there is a certain type of fear that can take over your mind when playing a round of golf. It is the fear of failure. The fear of hitting your ball into a hazard, or behind a tree, or missing a short putt. It isn’t fear for your safety, but rather fear for your success.

If you find that you are fighting fear on the golf course, try using the following tips to regain control and play your best –