An ethic that casts working with a 102.4 fever and a major headache as good and righteous seems incredibly backwards to me. Also counterproductive. People with a 102.4 fever and a major headache are doing terrible work at their jobs, no matter how much they pretend otherwise to themselves.
Day 245: Long practice day today. Spent 1.5 hours at the range working on my new pieces and also some partial wedge shots. The short game area had a clinic, so I went to a nearby course and did about an hour of chipping, pitching, sand a putting. In the afternoon, I filmed my drills with driver and six iron.
Exactly. We’ve almost got to the point where people leave Walter Hagen and Sam Snead out of these conversations. I think it’s about trying to present yourself as a someone unconvinced by fads - like the idea that a spring chicken like Tiger could possibly be as good as someone who competed against 20 amateurs a century ago.