Golf Tip – Under Pressure

December 19, 2015 Posted by Matt

naples golf guyWhy do you miss shots under pressure?  If you are playing in a tournament or an important match, you will feel nervous, which is a normal response.  When we become nervous, the big muscles of our body do not move well, and we tend to sue our hands and arms to power the ball.  This is a recipe for disaster.  When you are under pressure, concentrate on making a full turn back and through when you swing.  Make a practice swing that emphasizes a good shoulder turn, and then replicate it when you hit your shot.  Be aware of how your body may shut down when you are under pressure and nervous, and make sure that you commit to the shot.