Golf Digest (South Africa) - - The Golf Life -

Un­like some sports, golf rarely re­wards height­ened emo­tions. Coaches we spoke to say they would teach a far di er­ent mind-set in con­tact sports. Golf is like brainier tasks.“If you’re per­form­ing surgery, the more emo­tional you get, the more you’re likely to make a mis­take,” Pickens says.“That’s golf. The game within the game is, ‘How emo­tional am I go­ing to let my­self get?’ ”

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