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The Mental Game is Authored by Michael Riggs
The relationship between a player’s optimal level of arousal – how revved he is – and performance is one of the most studied, and difficult to pinpoint, concepts in the field of Sport Psychology. Each golfer has an optimal state of mental stimulation that allows him to think and feel “ready” to play. If the golfer is under-aroused, less than peak performance may be the result. Conversely, over-arousal can lead to a sense of panic and feeling “out of control.”
As is true with all aspects of the mental game, learning to recognize different states of beingis the first, and thus, a critical step. It is important to become aware of how “keyed up,” “ready,” or “mellow” you tend to be when you are playing your best golf. Each player has a different level of optimal arousal; therefore, each player needs to be self-aware what that level is in order to “go” there to play his best.
American Junior Golf Association (AJGA)
2016 Rolex Junior All-American Teams Announced
The American Junior Golf Association has announced its Rolex Junior All-America Teams, headlined by Rolex Junior Players of the Year Noah Goodwin of Corinth, Texas, and Paphangkorn Tavatanakit of Bangkok, Thailand.
he Rolex Junior Player of the Year award recognizes one boy and one girl who had the most outstanding year in junior golf events at the national level. Past recipients have gone on to become some of the most esteemed players on the PGA and LPGA Tours, including Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth, Charles Howell III, Hunter Mahan, Brian Harman, Inbee Park, Paula Creamer and Morgan Pressel.
Athens Area Junior Golf Tour (AAJGT)
Grant Richardson Wins Fall Finale
It doesn’t get any better than this…ideal temperatures, good course, and intense competition leads to an exciting event, as the Athens Area Junior Golf Tour closed out the 2016 Regular Season schedule with the Allstate-Scott Beaver Agency Fall Finale at Lane Creek on October 22-23rd. The primary focus of the weekend was Tour Championship spots, as several players in multiple age divisions were playing for invitations in that prestigious event. After contending with some fierce winds and lower than expected temps on Saturday, players were rewarded with the best weather day of the year in Sunday’s final round–and several capitalized on it to stake their claim into the Reynolds-Landing championship event.
First and foremost was the play of Grant Richardson of Braselton and Isabella Samples of Loganville. Each entered the weekend outside of the qualifying spots and needed a great finish to get into the field. Needless to say they both accepted the challenge, as Richardson fired a 2-day total of 153 to claim the Boys 15-18 crown; and Samples shot 168 for a resounding victory in the Girls 15-18.
What Academic Habits are Essential for a HS Student-Athlete?
Article by Ted Gleason
If you’re familiar with the “Going to College” articles, then you already know the important role academics will play in your college process. As a new school year begins, it is timely to reinforce and emphasize the specific traits that will allow you to get the most out of your upcoming school year. In past Going to College articles, we’ve written about a myriad of topics relative to academics, time management, the NCAA Eligibility Center, and the like.