Jason Day has always been a good golfer. Now he’s a intelligent golfer which, in turn, has finished him a good golfer. Of course, his attribute with Tiger Woods is good documented. On Monday during a British Open, Day talked about a many critical theories Woods has taught him when it comes to holding trophies.
“When we speak to him, it’s about how mentally tough he was,” pronounced Day. “When he would try and play opposite us and when he didn’t have his best stuff, he would only find divided to get it done. Miss it in a right spots. His diversion devise was, ‘I only got to get this round in a hole.’ The mental strength that he had, only a will to try and get a pursuit finished regardless of how you’re attack it is substantially a biggest thing.”
Why is this important? Well, substantially since it is smart. But also since it has sensitive a approach Day has played golf in a final year (a 12-month camber in that he has won 7 times in 20 events).
“To unequivocally try to conquer yourself and try to conquer your ego during times,” Day pronounced of a plea of winning majors. “If [Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy] kick me only since they play better, that’s fine. But if we kick myself and let them kick me, that’s what’s unsatisfactory and frustrating for me.
“Sometimes we mount adult there and consider we can play shots that are not commission shots, and being means to strike divided from certain locations. Even yet we wish to take them on and strike that drastic shot and spin out to be a victor, infrequently it’s only not a right time. That’s kind of conquering your ego a small bit.”
The knowledge of a 40-year-old in a 28-year-old Day is a frightful suspicion for his competitors. And during slightest some of that knowledge comes true from Woods. Big Cat won’t be during The Open this year, though his participation will be felt in his dependent of sorts. Mental acuity and sound decision-making wins golf tournaments during a top level. Day will take both in spades into Royal Troon as he tries to win his second major.