It would never be the same going to the first tee and say to yourself.....
- I have been hitting the ball good lately, I want to try and play a good tournament and hopefully I will be back playing good again sometime soon
then saying to yourself.....
- I am going to win this tournament!!!
You can see it in his eyes after a difficult first hole, WTF?+, why I am not hitting my approach to the flag and not even find green?, why I am reading the greens wrong now?, etc..... there is no magic any longer as it happen in the past when he was HUNGRY and ever so motivated for competition!.
Yes, new swing, some years in his body, not so elastic anymore, new equipment, new top players, etc...all is in his head playing ONLY to "try" and not playing to WIN.
....he is gone.
My two pesos