by Virgil Herring
champion knows his strengths and weaknesses, but is always in constant pursuit
of unattainable perfection. A champion knows his self.
champion has control. Emotional and mental control of the situation at hand. A
champion knows the only thing he has 100% control over is himself. He knows he can't control how his opponents play, the weather, the course conditions,
how the ball flies, how the ball bounces, and the past or future.
| A champion knows
that all he can do is all he can do! A champion has an attitude
of assurance that he is prepared to win. A champion steps up to the first tee
and can look any opponent in the eye feeling that if he plays his game, his
way, flawlessly, he will be the victor. A champion has a game plan, sticks to
his game plan, and executes his game plan to the very best of his ability.
champion will not always be the victor, but a champion is never a loser. A champion
is only outplayed in that particular event. A champion strikes fear in the hearts
of his opponents because they know the champion will not lose the tournament.
Any opponent knows he will have to go out and play every shot, every day with
clear focus. This fact eliminates many of the champion's opponents before they
even tee off. A champion is intimidating without even trying to be.
champion staggers his opponents with unflappable concentration and focus and the
unrelenting will and desire to win. The champion crushes opponents with a fearless
attack that does not fade until the last putt is holed. A champion finishes the
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