The Special Case- I think I'm special, therefore I don't need to practice and change my game… but I still expect to improve

I think that every person has hidden potential within. So to some degree everyone is special. In saying that, some golfers are close to delusional with their own evaluation of their talents or learning capabilities. Improving at golf is possible. With the right information and guidance anything is possible. However, you MUST be prepared to…

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The Quitter – is just about to make it but gives up at the last hurdle

It’s obvious, if you give up you’ll never make it. Learning and improving is NEVER smooth sailing. If you want to get better at golf then be prepared for some rocky road. Some people give up at the first or second obstacle. It all gets a bit hard for them and it’s easier to go…

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The Perfectionist – a disaster just waiting to happen

Unfortunately this is all too common in golf today. The belief that high intelligence, over trying and a perfect golf swing will lead to better scores is just a sad myth. The game is difficult, there’s no question about that, but many people take golf improvement to the extreme. They never come close to playing…

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The Know It All – no one likes someone that thinks they know everything. It can be worse on the golf course…

…because you can’t get away from them! Your trapped for four hours or more if you get stuck with them. The Know It All is a real pain in the bum. Not only do they usually have a poor golf game but they can effect your own game as well. It only takes one poor…

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The Gullible – They believe everything they read and end up on the golf improvement merry-go-round

Opposite to the Cynic, the Gullible believes everything they read or are told. There’s a sucker born every minute and there’s plenty of dishonest people ready to take advantage of them. The Gullible has a house full of golf clubs, training aids and other golf merchandise. He is easily influenced by marketing hype and false…

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The Cynic – They trust no one, including himself, and believe that everything is a gimmick…

This person leads a sad kind of life. They can’t trust anyone, thinking that everyone or everything is some type of con. Although this person does manage to weed out all of the real BS in golf, they do miss out on the good stuff when it does come around. These people need to readjust…

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Champion Traits – Persistence. Never give up! Truer words have never been spoken

I know you’ve heard this before…but if you want to be the best that you can be, you must learn to never give up and keep trucking. Golf has a funny way of giving up surprises from time to time, sometimes when you least expect it. A champion golfer immerses himself in his golf routine…

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Champion Traits – Patience… It takes a little time to realise your golfing dreams

Modern day life is obsessed by instant glorification. The “I want it now mentality” can create some super driven individuals that reach some incredibly high goals. I also think that it creates many delusional people that can’t deal with reality. These people under achieve because they don’t understand the correct learning cycle. I don’t like…

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