Introduction to Turfgrass Management, Golf Course Design and Construction , Turfgrass management and Irrigation, & Golf Course Management
“There is a split between students that like to play golf and students interested in horticulture, but I think that sometimes there’s a blend of both. I think that it is important to be able to play golf, to understand the rules and the concerns of the players.”
Psychologists at Purdue University have come up with an interesting twist on the old notion of the power of positive thinking. Call it the power of positive perception: They've shown that you may be able to improve your golf game by believing the hole you're aiming for is larger than it really is.
Jessica Witt, who studies how perception and performance are related, decided to look at golf — specifically, how the appearance of the hole changes depending on whether you're playing well or poorly.