Life’s key questions: To think or not, and whether Sergio can win again

Golf is not a matter of life and death. It’s more important than that. Sure, it’s a cliché, but it’s one of my favourite golfisms because it beautifully exemplifies how golfers lose perspective. I was thinking about it while watching the Honda Classic on Sunday and recalling an email exchange earlier in the week. I like Adam Scott, but I was rooting for Sergio Garcia, hoping he could somehow close the deal, which has become a chronic issue … [Read more...]

Dufner reminds that major pain invariably prefaces major gain

    Jason Dufner’s PGA Championship victory proved once again that to win spectacularly at most anything, you had to have failed spectacularly. I don’t know if influential psychiatrist Carl Jung played golf, but his quote “There is no coming to consciousness without pain” is quite appropriate in appreciating Jason Dufner’s win in the PGA Championship. While some may argue Dufner appears to be barely conscious when he plays, … [Read more...]