The Inner Secret To Great Golf by Dr. Bob Rotella with Bob Cullen. This major work gives golfers a plan to play at peak levels by practicing with their most underused asset-their mind.
|All golfers have fourteen clubs in their bag, but
the real winners have a little something extra -- that mental attitude
that puts their game above the others. Dr. Bob Rotella, author of the
bestselling book Golf Is Not a Game of Perfect, brings together his
skills and years of experience as a golf psychologist to give readers
the insight they need to improve their game -- before they ever step up
to the tee.
The 15th Club is the tool that golf stars like Tiger Woods use to block
out negative thoughts, doubt, and fear. It is what allows champions to
perform at their peak both in practice and during the game. Golfers who
lack it find the game elusive and frustrating. Confident golfers play
the game as they have always sensed they could play it. Now, one of the
most renowned golf writers offers up the foolproof methods that will
allow golfers at any skill level to give their game that extra boost.
Dr. Rotella provides tips and techniques for how to learn from better
golfers, overcome fear in pressure situations, and keep a clear mind, no
matter what. He tells golfers that inner arrogance is not a negative
trait, but instead is something that can improve performance on and off
the course. In order to perform at peak levels and achieve your goals,
you must believe that you can win. Positive thinking is an incredibly
powerful tool, and it can change the way a player approaches the game.
Knowing how to focus on the challenge at hand and understanding your own
talent are crucial parts of becoming a confident golfer.
Dr. Rotella provides a detailed plan that anyone can use to build the
self-image of a winner.He offers a one-year schedule in diary and
calendar form that will incorporate the daily mental routines that he
assigns to players on the PGA Tour. This is how the pros learn to ignore
negative influences, focus on productive advice, and take pride in their
Your 15th Club will tell golfers of all abilities how to develop the
confidence they need to maximize their physical gifts and defeat the
Tigers of their world, whether that world is the PGA Tour or the third
flight of the club championship.
|"As I progressed through the ranks of the
European Tour toward a major championship, Bob Rotella was by my
side every step of the way. With Your 15th Club, you can
benefit from the same good advice he gave me. This is the one
Rotella book I may not recommend to my fellow competitors. It
might be too helpful.
-- Padraig Harrington, 2007 British Open champion
"After my first few events as a professional in 1999, I realized
I needed to find a way to quiet my mind and focus my thoughts.
Since then, Dr. Rotella and I have focused on target, routine,
and acceptance. Though I have not yet perfected it, I continue
to work on it daily and have reached a career-high 12thÃin the
official world golf ranking."
-- Trevor Immelman, 2006 PGA Rookie of the Year
"Golfers ask all the time how to play better golf. Your 15th
Club is the answer to mastering the game. That doesn't mean
that it is easy to do, but if you practice what Dr. Rotella
suggests in this book there is no doubt you will become a better
player. It is a must read for anyone trying to improve."
-- Brad Faxon, eight-time PGA Tour champion
"I've read all of Bob Rotella's books and there is nothing like
them -- if you pay attention, he can completely change the way
you play golf !The lessons in this book will give you the focus
you need to play well in practice and the confidence to bring
those skills to competition. You've never heard it like this
-- Sean O'Hair, 2008 PODS champion
||May 13, 2008
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