Playing perfectly seems like the right thing to do. But it isn’t. The “perfect golf” mindset is holding you back from playing better golf.

It makes you tight

It makes you play safe

You’ll think too much about your swing

You’ll analyse your game and make up stories

You’ll lack confidence

You’ll continue to go around in circles and repeat the above

You are not perfect. No golfer is and when you accept this you can tap into your best golf game. You’ll be able to swing without fear and concern.

The paradox here is that when you can leave perfect alone you’ll maximise the chances of playing perfectly.

And this, believe me, makes golf more fun.