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The Golf Psychology Podcast

May 27, 2007

This golf psychology podcast explains the sports psychology concept of social approval in golf. Thinking too much about what others think about your game leads to distraction on the course.

This phenomenon causes golfers to sabotage their golf game. Golfers engage in a concept called "mind reading" in which they think...


May 20, 2007

Missing short putts ruins putting confidence on the course for less confident golfers. Some golfers have a tough time after missing putts early in the round. They worry that they are having a poor putting day and this affects putting confidence.

This mental game of golf Podcast will help you remain mentally tough on the...


May 13, 2007

This golf psychology podcast is for golfers who have trouble making shorter putts. Golf psychology expert Dr. Patrick Cohn explains the mental game challenges golfers have with short putts.

Some golfers play with expectations about the need to make short putts. This becomes a source of anxiety and pressure...


May 7, 2007

Learn how to overcome the first tee jitters in golf. Golf Psychology expert Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your qustions on how to cope with first tee anxiety or tension for golfers.

Two types of first tee jitters occur for golfers on the first tee box or before a round of golf. The first are positive pregame jitters, the...


May 5, 2007

Welcome to our first Golf Psychology Podcast. I'm Dr. Patrick Cohn, owner of Peak Performance Sports. I teach professional and amateur golfers about the mental game of golf and how to use your mind to improve performance and have more fun on the links.

I am using a unique format for The Golf Psychology Podcast called...