Impact

Developing Confidence

Confidence

reliance or trust in one’s abilities; a feeling of self-assurance
Confidence plays a key role in the level of play that one achieves. Players can increase confidence in their abilities by being positive and focusing on something they are doing well regardless of the outcome.

Confidence is developed through a consistent effort to maintain a positive attitude, valuing small improvements in your game, and paying attention to thoughts, feelings and types of situations that help strengthen your confidence level. Players should reflect on all aspects of your game to determine where you have a high level of confidence or where they could spend time to develop their game to the fullest potential.

Applying on the Golf Course

Look for what your doing well regardless of outcome.

Applying at Home

Parents: Ask your child to think about three ways they can develop confidence at school, home or playing other sports, then record when you seem them do it.

courtesy

Courtesy: How Youth Can Apply it on the Course & at Home

Courtesy on the Golf Course The First Tee teaches that courtesy, one of its Nine Core Values, is defined as considerate behavior toward others, such as a polite remark or gesture. For example, a round of golf should begin and end with a handshake between fellow competitors. Golf is a game of tradition and history. …

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