Intense but loose.
That’s what Joe LaCava told Tiger Woods ahead of his improbable comeback from surgery, an addiction to painkillers, personal adversity and a ten-year championship drought.
“Don’t carry the weight of the world”
Woods wanted to win so badly and return to victory that he was getting in his own way.
When we want something so badly we can taste it, that desire may be so great that it interferes with the path to success.
Intensity can only be sustained so long before it becomes anxiety.
Remaining loose is how we unlock our talent on the way to victory.
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