Golf is often won or lost in the head. Big money physical talent runs deep, all the way down to small money regional tours. Focus, unflappability and the ability to repeatedly tell your body to do what it can stratifies those in this mean game.
Or, do you Tiger Woods — forget how to turn a golf bag into a quiver of magic wands?
Rory Sabbatini won the Honda Classic — and might be a threat to win the World Golf Championship-Cadillac Championship at Doral this week — because his head’s a playground of happiness and toughness.