Why The Mental Game?

No matter how sophisticated their equipment or their knowledge about the swing, if golfers don’t know how to work with their minds on the course, they encounter the common mental obstacles that keep them from realizing their potential. Performance anxiety, emotional reactions, and distractions interfere with golfers’ abilities. Overcoming such obstacles is the key to breaking through to lower scores. Sharpening your mental game is about settling and centering your body and mind, changing unhelpful habits, freeing yourself from fear and doubt, and activating confidence – what every golfer needs.

We are proud to partner with Dr. Joe Parent, offering you the opportunity to make your golf travel a Zen Golf experience. Sharpen your mental game and enjoy your golf experience more than you ever imagined. As Dr. Joe says, “Golfers think that if only they played better, they’d enjoy the game more.” It’s actually the other way around: if you enjoyed the game more, you’d play better.

About Dr. Joe Parent

Dr. Joe Parent has coached Performance Psychology with golfers and other athletes, as well as business professionals, for over 30 years. He offers a unique blend of modern western psychology and ancient eastern wisdom, helping people in all walks of life achieve success through peak performance principles.

A distinguished PGA TOUR and LPGA Sports Psychologist/Instructor, Dr. Parent has worked with major champions and many other top professionals. He has the singular distinction of coaching both a man (Vijay Singh) and a woman (Cristie Kerr) to the #1 World Ranking.
Golf Digest Magazine named Dr. Parent to their list of “Top Mental Game Experts in the World.” He is the author of #1 best-seller ZEN GOLF: Mastering the Mental Game, with over a million copies in print, digital, and audio formats world-wide in ten different languages.

Dr. Joe is renowned for his corporate seminars, executive coaching, and keynote speeches. He is based at the Ojai Valley Inn and Spa Resort, and also offers lessons and executive coaching by voice calls and video meetings with students all over the world. For more information, please visit his website at here.

ZEN GOLF: Mastering the Mental Game

About his first book, the bestselling ZEN GOLF: Mastering the Mental Game, Golf Digest reviewers say, “Here is a book that is highly original and exciting, destined to become a classic. Dr. Parent is a groundbreaking writer”. There are over a half-million copies in print world-wide in ten different languages.

Clear, concise, and enlightening, ZEN GOLF: Mastering The Mental Game shows you how to make your mind an ally instead of an enemy: how to stay calm, clear the interference that leads to poor shots, and eliminate bad habits and mental mistakes. ZEN GOLF leads you to the effortless focus and unconditional confidence of being in “the Zone.”

ZEN GOLF is for everybody, and you’re really going to enjoy it.” –Vijay Singh

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GOLF: The Art of the Mental Game

GOLF: The Art of the Mental Game pairs Zen Golf lessons with the timeless drawings of Anthony Ravielli, illustrator of Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf. and is published by the incomparable Rizzoli.

Short and sweet, GOLF: The Art of the Mental Game features a hundred brilliant game-changing tips for improving any golfer’s score. Includes simple yet powerful keys for keeping your composure and the mental edge over your opponents, and will help you play with more consistency, experience less frustration, and shoot lower scores.

“Dr. Joe conveys his wisdom to all in a simple and beautiful manner.” –Jack and Barbara Nicklaus

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