Tip From the Archives

Tee Box Jitters

Problem

Your nerves get the best of you on the tee box.

Cure

Use positive affirmations during your entire game by repeating positive thoughts before approaching the ball. Having a specific positive thought can help improve your confidence and comfort on the course.

Therapy

Since the majority of the tee shots occur after looking at your score, it might be helpful if you have someone else keep track of your score. Try to practice during the busiest times and location at the range. Seek out the most obnoxious groups at the range or course and try to play near them. This will help you learn how to ignore distractions. If you are worried about what people think about your swing and this is what bothers you as you hover over the ball then this situation can be especially good for you if you make a mistake.

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7 votes

 
Ray | 6 years ago, at the end of May

Teebox Jitters has been on too long.

Rich | 6 years ago, at the end of May

Ray - do you mean the Tip, or the Jitters? ;-)

Golf Medic | 6 years ago, at the end of May

Sorry! Our golf team were out testing some tips along the Grand Strand in Myrtle Beach. Crown Park GC was a big hit with us this year.



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