Golf is a game. Golf isn't a sport that is designed for us to celebrate how good our swings are, or even how well we strike the ball for that matter.
Getting that ball in hole in the lowest strokes we can muster is the goal. So confidence and endurance are key attributes one needs to accomplish this.
That being said, it is vital that we practice so we can build our skill to be able to perform on the course when we have to and want to the most.
Preparation for the 1st tee is different for each of us, however there are certain things we need to accomplish on the practice fairway before we are ready for the course.
Watch this short video which has a few hints on how you can better prepare to play your round.