If your swing thought is
"Please don't let me
to say the least, you have a confidence problem... which will feed on itself...
and you will screw up.
The process should be:
decide what to
hit the ball.
It's called a Pre-shot Routine. Develop one and use it before every
Stand behind the ball and
Think about the next
shot... not this one. Where do
you want your next shot to be from? That's your target for this
Choose the club you need to easily
reach the target...
(hit an easy #7 iron instead of a
pick a spot on the ground along
the target line...one or two feet in front of your
approach the ball and take a relaxed practice swing
keep your eyes on the spot on
address the ball... Square
yourself along the line between the ball and
Disengage Brain... and hit the ball.
With the thinking done... You can relax and make a smooth
A lot to remember? Practice it until it becomes automatic.