You get out of it what you put into it!

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Golf is like everything else in life – you get out of it what you put into it.

Jack Nicklaus proved that to himself during one particularly tough year on the professional golf tour.

“At the time,” he says, “I thought I was preparing fully for each tournament I entered, but in retrospect, I realize that the effort wasn’t quite 100 percent. I worked at the game, but I didn’t work hard enough. Perhaps subconsciously, after 25 years of being pretty successful at golf, I thought I could get by on natural talent plus experience. I proved to myself embarrassingly that I couldn’t. Confidence is the most important single factor in this game, and no matter how great your natural talent, there is only one way to obtain and sustain it – work. That can be a hard fact to swallow, but doing so is the first step to excellence.”

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I'm a Chinese Singaporean living in the Eastern part of Singapore. I tweet on current affairs & inspirational quotes. I blog on issues or events if they interest me. I write for pleasure. I also write mainly for my family and friends. At least they know I'm still alive and well. It's a free country. No one is forcing you to read if you don't like what I write. I'm entitled to my own opinions. Having said that, there are still retards, morons and losers out there hiding behind anonymity hurling all kinds of insults and wicked remarks on my blog. I guess we'll just have to live with these cowardly mangled dogs found in any society. Sigh!
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