The Ego Oriented Golfer
By mustang6560 on 3/27/13
Brian Keogh penned an interesting piece on Rory McIlroy ahead of
Despite what his girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki has described as his almost obsessive love for the gym, the Ulsterman's work ethic is as sporadic as that of most 23-year olds we've met. He's no Vijay Singh, no Pádraig Harrington and certainly no Tiger Woods, which is probably a good thing in many ways.The article goes on to describe the differences between a "task" oriented golfer and an "ego" oriented golfer. The main difference between the two is the latter cares more about how s/he wins rather than the result itself, and Brian alludes to the fact that he thinks Rory is an ego oriented golfer.
If you have a few minutes, I'd go read the entire article to find out which type of golfer you are.
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Kurt the Knife says:
I'm a crappy golfer.
I am no tempo golfer :(
Matt F says:
I'm both of the above!
Never heard of that note left for Clarke. Classy.
Am I the only one that finds these vulgar Tiger notes warmly humanizing? When I hear him fraternally ragging on his mates it's like the only time I actually find him relateable.
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