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Dustin Johnson and the PGA championship and sports psychology

Let’s face it-Dustin Johnson choked.   He was in a bunker and grounded his club-he has played for years and he knew that rule-but why  did he break a basic  rule? Under pressure, our focus  gets narrowed and   Dustin most likely did  not appreciate the fact he was in a bunker but rather thought  it  was  just dirt/. Also, when we are under pressure, our decision making is diminished-those two factors led to his choking a PGA championship away.  Next time you are under pressure, make sure you take your time to make the right decision.

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Dr. Gregg Steinberg is a performance psychology expert, best selling author, and inspirational keynote speaker on the various topics relating to individual and team performance. Google+ Profile Get in touch with Dr. Gregg

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