Bryson DeChambeau wins the Memorial Tournament after edging out Byeong-Hun An and Kyle Stanley in a playoff.
The former SMU Mustang shot a third round 66, to take a one shot lead into the fourth round. DeChambeau held the lead until a three-putt bogey on the 18th hole, tying An and forcing a playoff.
Sometimes, a story comes along that has a way of placing everything in perspective. At GLT, we emphasize the importance of developing a process to deliver a positive mental performance in adverse conditions, but the adversity we envision is typically not being able to hit a shot or posting a poor score on a round of golf.
Ask any golfer why they practice and a typical answer is “to play better golf”. To those who study movement skills and performance, this goal is usually referred to as motor learning. But that term packs a lot of meaning, so over the next three short articles we will try to unpack the term and explain what it is and isn’t referencing.