The Golfer's Mind

The Golfer's Mind Summary

For the last decade, golfers of all abilities have been drawn to the writings and teachings of Bob “Doc” Rotella. His books 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 read and 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 write an instruction book on golf's mental challenges, organized by topic. Love thought that golfers could keep the book with them, or at least nearby, at all times. When they needed a refresher on a certain issue, they could consult the book, read for a few minutes, and take away solid guidance regarding their difficulties. Doc heard what Love said, and twenty years later, The Golfer's Mind is that book. From his Ten Commandments (Commandment I. Play to play great. Don't play not to play poorly) to just about any topic a golfer might imagine, this is the ideal way for players to get all of Rotella's teachings. Doc covers topics including:


-Practicing to Play Great

-The Rhythm of the Game



-How Winning Happens

In the perfect format for the busy golfer, The Golfer's Mind is the concise and convenient quick-reference tool to appeal to Rotella's millions of followers and is sure to become a golf classic.

Book Reviews


Any misspelled words in the version I downloaded in i-books3 star

I would give the book five stars if not for the numerous misspelled words. Fortunately, I believe I was able to decipher the authors main points. If an updated, correctly spelled version is available, I am interested.35

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Aspirational golfer4 star

Good read to add to your tools for playing your best golf.45


Pro golfer5 star

I am a professional golfer that just started, I have heard these concepts form different players and coaches but never actually understood them clearly until I read this book. Very helpful hats off to doc55

Matt Shade

The Golfers Mind3 star

This was a great book for improving mental focus in golf, and understanding that golf is game, not life or death. The book that I downloaded on I-books had a ton of typos and misspellings. I hope the printed book doesn't have this many typos, the editor did a horrible job on this book.35

Glenn Breslauer

Great book, horrible editing4 star

The content and ideas in this book are priceless to every golfer, and I believe Dr. Rotella's teachings will help everyone who reads it. The problem is, it seems this e-book was edited by either a really bad computer program, or a very sloppy editor. There are many typos, and some are laugh out loud funny! It doesn't kill it, because you will easily be able to figure out what the mistyped words were supposed to be, but when you pay for something, it shouldn't include this many errors. The 4 star rating would have been 5 stars without the sloppy editing.45

Other Books by Bob Rotella

Golf is Not a Game of Perfect


Golf is Not a Game of Perfect
4.5     318
How Champions Think


How Champions Think
4.5     94
Putting Out of Your Mind


Putting Out of Your Mind
4.5     127

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