Tag Archives: Confidence

Harold Calubid Wins the AJGA Junior Challenge
Fresh off of winning The Bob Jones Jr. Invitational at Yorba Linda CC, Harold Calubid does it again by taking down the AJGA Junior Challenge at Oak Valley Golf Club in Beaumont, CA. Calubid catapults himself from 871 to 175 in the Polo Ranking. Harold Calubid, of Long Beach, won the Boys Division, with a 6-under-par 210. The tournament includes 95 boys, ages 12-18 from six states and 10 countries. The Victory was a hard fought one that posed many challenges for Harold to overcome. Calubid held the 36-hole lead with 18 to play. After shooting...
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Staying Focused Despite Haas-tile Conditions
Last week, Bill Haas beat Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley in a two-hole playoff to win the 2012 Northern Trust Open. Although it was Haas’ steady play throughout the week that allowed him to have the chance at victory, it was his mental thinking and preparation that really put the trophy in his hands. When Haas made his par on the 18th hole during the final round, he had the clubhouse lead at 7 under. There were only two players who could catch him – Mickelson and Bradley. To do so, one of them would have...
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Believing In Yourself
Having a positive self-fulfilling prophecy is one of the most critical necessities for any professional athlete. In short, a self-fulfilling prophecy is the belief one possesses about his or her athletic skills and their assumption about how things will go once in competition. The self-fulfilling prophecy not only plays a role in athletic events, but also in work situations, like a businessman conducting a presentation or an attorney trying to sway the jury. If you don’t believe in your own skill set to achieve positive results (regardless of the context), the odds of succeeding plummet. 32-year-old golfer...
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