Given most of us have limited time to train and practice for your golf, I thought it would be beneficial to point you in the right direction.
So here are 7 points to help you improve your practice sessions and more importantly your scores:
1. Set Goals: The first step in utilising your limited time effectively is to set measurable goals. Identify areas of your game that need improvement and set specific and achievable goals to work towards. This could be anything from reducing your handicap by a certain number of strokes to improving your accuracy with a particular club.
2. Plan Your Practice: Once you have identified your goals, plan your practice sessions accordingly. Break down your goals into smaller, manageable tasks and plan how you will work towards them each week. This will help you stay focused and motivated during your limited practice time.
3. Warm Up: Before you start practicing, it's important to warm up your muscles and get your body ready for the demands of golf. Spend 10-15 minutes stretching and doing some light cardio to get your heart rate up.
4. Focus on Fundamentals: Spend the majority of your practice time working on the fundamental aspects of your game, such as your grip, stance, and swing mechanics. Practice these fundamentals consistently to build good habits and improve your overall technique.
5. Mix it Up: While it's important to focus on the fundamentals, it's also important to mix up your practice routine to keep things interesting and challenging. Incorporate drills and exercises that target specific areas of your game, such as putting, chipping, or driving.
6. Utilise Technology: There are many technological tools available to help you improve your game, such as swing analysers and launch monitors. Consider investing in these tools to help you track your progress and identify areas that need improvement.
7. Practice with Purpose: Finally, make sure that you are practicing with purpose and intention. Avoid mindlessly hitting balls on the driving range and instead focus on specific tasks and goals during each practice session.
By following these tips and utilising your limited practice time effectively, you can make significant improvements to your golf game.
Also remember to work on 65% short game & 35% long game.
Remember to stay focused, stay motivated, and have fun!
Brad McManus is Singapore’s former National Golf Coach and the Head Golf Coach of Singapore Sports School. Brad has coached players to over 60 tournament victories worldwide! Get to know him here!