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A Round In My Mind: The Golfer and The Sport Psychologist on The Jubilee Course at St. Andrews

A Round In My Mind: The Golfer and The Sport Psychologist on The Jubilee Course at St. Andrews

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In this unique book on golf psychology and golf improvement, follow the fictional account of Chris Marriott, a 4-handicap golfer, as he plays a round of golf on the Jubilee Course at St Andrews – accompanied by a sport psychologist, James MacAndrew.

As each hole presents its challenges, Chris and James discuss their experiences of golf and Chris begins to understand what is holding him back from shooting lower scores and, equally importantly, better enjoying his golf!

Written by real-life sport psychologists Paul McCarthy and Mark Wilson, the book covers themes such as emotional control, decision-making, ego versus ability, removing self-imposed limitations, and controlling processes better. By the end of the book, readers will understand how to challenge and address the issues in their golf game that are hindering them.

A commitment to change for the better is a commitment that only you can make.

About The Authors

Dr Mark Wilson is Associate Professor of Experimental Psychology & Human Movement Science at the University of Exeter with a particular interested in how people learn visually-guided skills and how these skills might break down under pressure.

Dr Paul McCarthy is the first-ever resident Sport Psychologist at the home of golf – St Andrews Links – and a Lecturer in Psychology at Glasgow Caledonian University. He consults with golfers at all levels – amateur and professional – especially those playing on the European Tour, Challenge Tour and Ladies European Tour.


Authors: Mark Wilson, Paul McCarthy

9781910773109 | Published May 17, 2015 | 112 pages | £8.99 | eBook £5.99

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Book Categories: Golf, Sport, and Sport Psychology.