How To Be Your Own Golf Coach And Play Like A Pro
Going to golf academies and having golf coaches are too expensive for some golf enthusiasts. For those on a tight budget and those too busy to engage a golf coach, sometimes try do things on their own. This is not a bad thing as long as you know what you are doing, you know your goals, and what you want to achieve, this is just as good as if you are hiring your golf coach. Without proper guidelines, this may just lead to a waste of time and effort. As time pass by without seeing too much improvement on your part may lead you to be discouraged and a loss of passion for the sport.
- When you are newbie being on your own, you must first love the game. When you are passionate about something, it is evitable to love the game you are intent on knowing. For those who already have golf experiences, loving the game makes you more passionate about it.
- Reading golf books can help in improving your game. The tips written on the books came from experts and golf coaches so you can be assured of credible write-ups.
- Watching golf games and tournaments even just on television if you can’t afford it can help improve your golfing skills. Watching how key players, play will give you ideas on how to execute different positions and how they tackle different obstacles of the game.
- Practicing and mastering the basic strokes like swinging, backswing and putting will improve your golf skills even without a coach.
- Learning the basic flight laws of the ball will also add knowledge to how you play your game and be like a pro.
- Playing in short games will also help you distinguish which areas need improvement and what areas of your golfing skills need enhancement. In this way you will know your strengths and weaknesses when playing the game.
- Practicing properly and seriously will make your effort pay off. Some people list time frames for a type of skill they want to improve, like 3 weeks for practicing putting the green and the like.
- The most important thing is to have patience with yourself. You cannot be a golf pro overnight or a golf champion in 1 week. Patience will help you not to lose your head when you encounter blunders. Just what they say, “Patience is a virtue.”
Being your own coach can be fun, the accomplishment after it is rewarding. You may not be the best player in the country at least you tried to be one through your own effort and initiative.