The Golfer's Mind

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Narrated by: Dr. Bob Rotella
Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
4.4 out of 5 stars (159 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

For the last decade, golfers of all abilities have been drawn to the teachings of Bob "Doc" Rotella. His audiobooks Golf Is Not a Game of Perfect, Golf Is a Game of Confidence, The Golf of Your Dreams, and Putting Out of Your Mind have all become classics for golfers everywhere. Weekend golfers and pros like Brad Faxon, Darren Clarke, Padraig Harrington, Tom Kite, and Davis Love III all listen to the man they call Doc because his teachings are simple and direct, and in the end, what Doc says makes them play better golf.

The Golfer's Mind was actually first suggested by Davis Love, Jr., Davis Love III's dad, who encouraged Doc to create an instruction audiobook on golf's mental challenges, organized by topic. Doc heard what Love said, and 20 years later, The Golfer's Mind is that audiobook.

From his Ten Commandments to Rotella's Rules to just about any topic a golfer might imagine, this is the ideal way for players to get all of Rotella's teachings.

©2004 Robert Rotella (P)2004 Simon & Schuster Inc. AUDIOWORKS is an imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio Division, Simon & Schuster, Inc.

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The Golfer's Mind

This is a great book to help any golfer develop the positive mindset needed to be successful on and off the course. I'm looking forward to putting these ideas and attitudes into practice. Mr. Rotellas other book "Putting Out of Your Mind" has also been of great value to me. This would be a great addition to the Audible collection.

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A remarkable insight

This taught me a huge amount about how attitude, focus and self belief can improve your game. And the best thing about it, is that I have enjoyed the rounds of golf much more since I listening to this.

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Mind Control. 10 tips about mindful golf.

Great Attitude will eventually lead to playing great golf. Stay in the shot. Play each hole as if you have one hole left to play. See the target and make a swing to it. whatever the outcome, you will hit your target more times by implementing the 10 tips at the end of the book.

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Did not follow the book well

I like to try and read along, and I found that almost impossible to do with this book. regardless of that it is a great read, it's full of a lot of lesson I truly believe every golfer needs to know, I can say this a PGA teaching pro. the mental game is just as important as the physical game

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shortened version?

I want the full version! I feel shorted by audible by paying for a book and it isnt even full length.

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Great little book.

I loved listening to this book because it wasn't too long yet it was packed with really powerful information. concise and to the point. Much like your golf game should be LOL.

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Great read

good advice now just have to implement it. Will probably listen to it again. highly recommended

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Fantastic

The narrator's key ideas are very inspirational and logical towards improving the mental game of golf.

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Enjoyable and Informative

This helps to put golf into clear perspective. Being your own best friend was very useful advise

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The best thing for the mind of the golfer so far

The best thing for the mind of the golfer so far. I really enjoyed. Really cool.

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  • Quicksmith
  • 11-02-17

Great read just what I needed to get level headed

it was a great read it help me get rid of a lot of phobias I had about playing golf and it really helped me attack golf in a totally different way superb read would strongly recommend it to anyone

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  • Andrew L. H. Mcalpine
  • 12-15-16

book-in-one!

excellent content and as usual some interesting anecdotal examples of his ooints. Altogether a compelling read. Use it in the car whilst commuting, has helped me no end.

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  • Peter Griffin
  • 09-13-16

The missing square in the rubic cube.

loved it from start to finish. Now tome to put the mind the practise...not the driving range.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-16-13

Almost perfect...

Bob Rotella is one of the greatest narrators on Audible.



Combine that with an intimate knowledge of the mental game of golf, and this is an awesome audiobook.



It might be a bit short, but it isnt a huge issue, as he has other audiobooks which are equally as good.

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  • Adam
  • 06-07-20

Abridged too far

I think this ‘abridged for audio’ version went too far and did not delve into crucial matters enough. I will be reading this book in future.

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  • MC
  • 08-08-19

Really useful tips for all golfers.

Highlights the importance of the mental side of golf and provides mental strategies to improve your game.