Routines add consistency and help guide your pre-shot thoughts and behaviors. When golfers become overly outcome-focused, they must focus on how often they complete their process instead of focusing on the score.
Let’s learn the routine and use it consistently. At NOYN, we teach a four-step routine.
- Plan – Take account of the lie, wind, type of shot, etc., before addressing the ball. Commit to the project, then step into your address.
- Trust – If you are uncommitted, step back and reset your plan. If you have total commitment, pull the trigger.
- Execute – Physically execute your shot.
- React – It is okay to be happy, disappointed, or to show some emotion. But by the time the club goes back in the bag, it is gone, and your reaction is over.
In your next round, track how often you complete this routine. Keep track of your progress toward completing the routine between each shot.