Category Archives: Transformation

Padraig Harrington: Introspective thoughts on winning

Padraig Harrington won the Honda Classic in a 2-hole playoff over rookie, Daniel Berger. Afterward, he had a long, rambling interview — he’s very smart, thoughtful and willing — that touched on so many parts of his day. But the … Continue reading

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An Essay on Golf Relativity

For those of you who cringe at the use of the word “essay” in the title — it never ceases to make my eyes glaze over, but then perhaps I’ve never been exposed to really good ones — I apologize … Continue reading

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Bubba Watson: Typically thoughtful comments on life’s priorities

Bubba Watson, the defending champion of this week’s National Trust Open, may play the clown prince having a grand time with jokes about his good looks and prodigious talent, but one of the things you can always pretty much count … Continue reading

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Jordan Spieth: On maturing as a player

The AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-am begins Thursday at one of golf’s most idyllic sites, the Monterey Peninsula, and featuring three of its most charming courses: Pebble Beach Golf Links (6816 yards), Spyglass Hill Golf Course (6953) and Monterey Peninsula … Continue reading

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Jason Day: Stopped running from fear and won

Jason Day won a 4-way playoff against J.B Holmes, Scott Stallings and Harris English to win the 2015 Farmers Insurance Open on the robust South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, California. It was one of those … Continue reading

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Brooks Koepka: Living in possibility pays off

Playing in Sunday’s final group of the Waste Management Phoenix Open at the TPC of Scottsdale, Brooks Koepka began three strokes behind the overnight leader, Martin Laird. But just when you would have wanted a more robust start, he came … Continue reading

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Justin Thomas: Coming of age

I was unable to get this post out last night on my normal schedule, but Justin Thomas is such a compelling story I decided to put out a rare daytime post. Thomas is in the final group today at the … Continue reading

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A Reader’s Comment That Broke My Heart

In last week’s post, “Running Other People Down,” I wrote about our humanity, in this instance, the tendency of our egos to be on the defensive in our interactions with other people. And going a step further, how this defensiveness … Continue reading

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Patrick Reed: Still trying to get better

Patrick Reed’s alleged hubris after his win at the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral is well documented by now. He unequivocally declared himself to be one of the top 5 players in the world. They “rolled the tape” again today in … Continue reading

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BE THE BALL – The Movie

I was sitting there minding my own business last Friday when this email came in. The next thing I know, I’m going to be in a movie. This is how the email began: Hi Bill, I want to first thank … Continue reading

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