This is going to start as a rant, but if you pay attention, you will be a better golfer on Easter than you are today.
Why do golfers continually think that improvement in golf is immediate and linear?
A golfer is slicing, asks me why he is slicing, I tell him why and what to do, he attempts to fix what I said and hits a 15 yard slice instead of a 30 yard slice and says…”Why is the ball still slicing?’
He hits a straight ball, then hits a 30 yard slice followed by 5 straight balls that slice only 15 yards.
“The ball is still slicing.”
A golfer will have a bad round after 3 good ones and quit doing what he was working on because, “I haven’t had a round that bad in 3 weeks.”
Would all of you be mad if your 401k went down 3% because the DOW dumped 600 points even though it was still up 8% for the year. Probably, I guess it’s just human nature…but if you want to get better at golf, you need to see the big picture.
Doesn’t matter if it’s a new setup, swing thought, strategy, or mental approach…or just dumping everything and keeping it simple…the new direction takes time for you to get comfortable with it.
The object of golf is to be better 6 months from now, because you aren’t going to get better in a small bucket of balls.
Miracle bandaids make you quit golf 6 months from now.