Despite substantial research in golf on preshot routines, our understanding of what elite golfers are or potentially should be focusing on beyond this phase of performance is limited. Accordingly, interviews were conducted with elite-level golfers and support practitioners to explore what golfers are and should be attending to before competition and between shots and holes. Results pointed to a number of important and novel processes for use at macro (i.e., precompetition) and meso (i.e., between shots and holes) levels, including the role of shared mental models across team members.
Thomas Davies, Dave Collins, and Andrew Cruickshank
Steven Orr, Howie J. Carson, and Andrew Cruickshank
and rejection of systematically designed, long-term programmes. We will now consider how these two areas (the macro goal and the macro plan) could further explain the pattern of results and inform future practice. “Changing Technique” as the Exclusive Outcome of Long-Term “Technical Work” As