Welcome to Beat Golf Putting Yips. I’m Dr. Patrick Cohn, author of The Mental Art of Putting and Going Low. Are you tired of inconsistent putting? Do you wish you didn’t have to putt? I've been a mental coach to PGA Tour golfers for over 20 years and helped golfers overcome the putting yips, chipping yips, and the full-swing yips.
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Are you frustrated with the yips? You probably feel like you are one of the few that contracted this horrible golf ailment. Well, you are not alone... Approximately 40 percent of golfers will experience the yips at some point in their career as estimated by some sport psychologists. Most golfers avoid talking about the yips because they … [Beat the Yips...]
You probably know what it feels like to have the yips. You also understand how the yips can ruin your golf game. But you, most likely, have no inkling as to how the yips appeared, seemingly, out of nowhere--and why they are so hard to shake. Understanding the development of the yips can provide insight into overcoming the pesky problem. In … [Beat the Yips...]
Do you become frustrated because you, all of a sudden, seem to have lost your ability to hit shots that should be easy to execute? Do you fear that you might never shake the “yips”? For many golfers, a case of the yips is a difficult thing to admit. The yips are as seen as an ailment that needs to remain secret. Think of all the unpleasant … [Beat the Yips...]
In a recent article in Sporting News, Haney reveals why Woods has the chipping yips. A few experts have said that Tiger has gotten too technical with his swing (I’ve always said he has too many “cooks in the kitchen” to think clearly), which is the culprit. Changing mechanics or going too deep into a practice mindset can start a downward spiral a … [Beat the Yips...]
On Monday, Padraig Harrington won the Honda Classic when it the event was extended into Monday due to rains. This was his first US win since 2008. He has had a a difficult past few years with his golf game. Harrington believes his difficulties came from his mental game and that he was trying to live up to others' expectations. HARRINGTON: “I r … [Beat the Yips...]
Steven Bowditch, ranked 339th in the world of golf, had never won on the PGA Tour, until recently. He shot a final round 76 to win the Valero Texas Open. It wasn't a pretty final round, but he'll take it. What's interesting is how he slammed his putting performance for the entire week. How do you shoot 8-under par with poor putting? "My … [Beat the Yips...]
What are the full-swing yips in golf? The full-swing yips are another variety of the … [Yips tip...]
Are the chipping yips caused by a mental or physical problem? The debate is still … [Yips tip...]
Are the putting or golf yips caused my mental or physical problems? Depends on who … [Yips tip...]
Not every golfer will experience the putting yips during a career. According to … [Yips tip...]