Tauranga golfer Kieran Muir has had a change in mindset ahead of a busy year on courses around the world.

The 31-year-old Ōmokoroa Golf Club member says he has not made any major changes to the technical side of his game or his strength and conditioning regime.

"If anything I have had a shift in mindset – changing my priorities, finding a better life balance and removing the anxieties tied to results. Subsequently it has allowed me to play with more freedom," Muir says.

Muir had just a week between tournaments in China and Papua New Guinea in what is