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By Alison Root/Golf Monthly

Alison Root considers the things that women golfers fear most, which often doesn't involve hitting the ball...

We all know that golf is a difficult game to conquer and even if you have mastered the skills, there are so many outside components when you are on a golf course that can throw your game off track and trigger a mental collapse.

I have played golf for over 25 years and play off a handicap of 14, so over this period of time I have witnessed and discussed an assortment of things with golfing friends (male and female) that can often raise anxiety levels, but here are 8 that many women fear most.

Click HERE to see Alison's list of '8 things that women golfers fear most.'