I am a school golfer with a 7 index and the course that I play is foreign to me, it is an ok public course and I have been practicing there frequently and getting used to everything about it, but I just cant seem to play good golf there. Usually I'll have one aspect of my game that will put me down in a tournament and my better scores are from practice rounds that dont really matter. In the tournaments for example I will be striking the ball well and hitting a-ton of GIRs but I will 3 putt every hole and start having to play some bad bogey golf. I have never played well in a tournament and I just dont know what to do and what I should be thinking going into tournaments.
thanks andy, good advice, i appreciate it, will use it tomorrow
One thing I do is play one shot at a time. If you're thinking about what you need to finish the hole out with or thinking about what you just did you're going to keep going down hill. So...one shot at a time.
Mott, the big thing is to play enough competition golf to where you feel as comfortable during your round as you would in a practice round. One shot at a time is a great way to think about it and have fun, you always play better when you are having a good time.
Play the course!!!
on the tee say to what what do i need to hit to get to the fairway.
if you miss a fairway dont panic just get it up around the green dont panic take your chances
on the fairway look at your options to get to the green.
if you miss a green do panic you dont play off 7 for nothing
just grind a score out thats what tournaments are all about
best of luck kid
hope this helps.