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The FAT side of the pin.

Bank holiday Monday, I am sitting on a bench at Craigmillar eating my lunch.

Watching groups of golfers as they tackle the 11th hole.

The 11th hole at Craigmillar is around 130 yards long, bunkers front and side, with nothing at the back.

The pin for the day was tucked right behind a rather deep bunker on the right hand side of the green, with a light breeze from behind and very firm greens.

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Looking up a Blind Alley

I'm sure this will resonate with many of you.

You are struggling with your game, you are on the driving range and Eureka! You find a feel or swing thought that works.

You have cracked it!

You skip onto the first tee the next day excited about the amazing golf you are about to play and ...

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How much do I not want to be there?

Following on from the last blog Golf is all about making your next shot easier.

If we now know that our average shot is nowhere near our perfect shot.


Dispersion of 5 handicapper with a 8 iron.

Maybe the question that informs our decision making is

How much do i not want to be there?

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Golf is all about making your next shot easier.

This piece of wisdom was relayed to me by a European Tour player and I loved it's simplicity.

Golf is all about making your next shot easier.

So what did the Tour Pro mean by this?

Well....

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Holding on for dear life part 2

Now what does this mean to a learnt skill, why did I freeze the degrees of freedom when I have been driving for over 20 years? (please click here if you have not read part 1)

Stress or an environment that gives me an uncomfortable feel.

I was overly concerned for my family’s wellbeing and trying to over control my movements (unconsciously).

This is one example of what I see golfers do when on the golf course, when faced with a situation that they don't feel entirely comfortable with.

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