A quality golf shot is a combination of correct distance and accurate direction. Get those two elements correct and chances are high that your ball will come to rest in a good spot. In this post, I’m going to focus in on an important part of the latter half; aiming.
It sounds overly cliche to say this, but golf is mental. Not necessarily in the sense that you have to be a little crazy to play it, though that may be true as well. What I mean is that it’s more of a mental challenge than it is physical.
Chris Zugel is the superintendent at the Straits Course at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wisconsin. Whistling Straits is currently ranked the #21 golf course and the #3 public course in the country by Golf Digest.
Alex Beach is the 2019 PGA Professionals National Champion. He’s a graduate of the PGA Golf Management Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and is currently a PGA Teaching Professional at Westchester Country Club in New York.