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Not range stuff, but prepping your gear.

 

Do you clean your clubs, clean out your bag, mark some balls?

 

I generally set out the clothes I plan to wear so I don't have to monkey around too much in the morning.

 

I mark up a fresh sleeve of balls. Remove any unnecessary junk from my bag to keep it light.

 

And gather up a little pile of snacks for my bag.

 

And then just try to get a good night of sleep!

 

I almost never clean my irons or anything like that. I have a superstition about that. I clean the grooves as I play. Wipe then down as needed. But I've always felt cleaning all my clubs before a round is bad luck. With a little dirt on em they seem more ready for battle! :)

 

How about you?

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I don't really do anything different from my daily routine. I generally always keep my clubs clean and have marked balls in my bag. Preparing for a tournament round differently than a casual round seems like it would build up some anxiety. Getting a good sleep is very important, so I may pop a melatonin and go to bed early if I have to get up earlier than usual for a tournament. Other than that, I try not to think about too much.

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chuck clubs near the door then get pizza and beer, a good movie, fall asleep on the couch, get up at 3am, stagger to bed for 4 hrs rest, get up and down a pint of coffee, a Macdonalds, then rush to my tee time and shoot 94.......again.

 

Why can't I shoot a decent score ffs!!!

 

Sounds like my friends! Haha

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Get home from work, eat nachos, drink beer

 

That's pretty much every friday night.

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Hydrate good

Replenish electrolytes

Eat good. 3 carbs to 1 protein

Might do a very short workout to open up the muscles so they'll accept more energy stores for the event.Recover with 3 to 1 inside 15 minues.

Rest, rest, rest, and sleep

 

I'll likely stretch out in the evening and do some swings in front of the mirror, which is where i do most of my off day work/practice.

 

Might venture out to the back yard to pitch a bit in my nasty grass...adds confidence.

 

Will not golf

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Pick out clothes.

 

Have "fun" with the wife to release any tension.

 

Go to sleep trying to convince myself that I'm the greatest.

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I clean my clubs, go through a quick check to make sure I've got good spikes, clean grips, enough balls marked and all my tools ready (divot,range finder etc). I'll even throw a couple granola bars in my bag, maybe fill up an 'emergency flask' full of bourbon if things go south.

 

I don't want to ever use lack of preparation as an excuse.

 

I'll drink a lot of water before and during a round, mostly because I get bad headaches if I'm not hydrated.

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Pick out clothes.

 

Have "fun" with the wife to release any tension.

 

Go to sleep trying to convince myself that I'm the greatest.

And the wife rolls over thinking, "well, that was great."

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try to get some sleep. I have some insomnia issues, I will wake up a couple times a month after an hour or two of sleep, wide awake and extremely tired at the same time.

 

 

Usually I will sleep 1-3 hours the night before, I normally afraid I won't hear my alarm and miss my tee time, and I super excited to go out and compete

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The only things I do the night before a tournament are prepare food, make sure GPS is charged (if allowed) and needed accessory's and cigars are in the bag, shoes cleaned, and then #1 = good nights sleep.

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Day drink until around 11 PM the night before. Set alarm for the AM the following day. Drink a 32oz Gatorade (this is important) before passing out. Wake up, shower (also important),teeth, etc.. Smart water, coffee and BEC.. ready to go..

 

Two things about this route. 1. Get a real solid sleep. 2. The light hangover helps keep tension off early part of round

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Not range stuff, but prepping your gear.

 

Do you clean your clubs, clean out your bag, mark some balls?

 

I generally set out the clothes I plan to wear so I don't have to monkey around too much in the morning.

 

I mark up a fresh sleeve of balls. Remove any unnecessary junk from my bag to keep it light.

 

And gather up a little pile of snacks for my bag.

 

And then just try to get a good night of sleep!

 

I almost never clean my irons or anything like that. I have a superstition about that. I clean the grooves as I play. Wipe then down as needed. But I've always felt cleaning all my clubs before a round is bad luck. With a little dirt on em they seem more ready for battle! :)

 

How about you?

 

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Make sure I know my tee time.

 

Oh, and what Thrillhouse said.

 

I stand naked in front of the mirror saying mashed potatoes over and over, do this for about 3 and a half hours.

 

What? no Baba Booey? .....lame.

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