What Works For Me: Swim With The Shark
Men's Journal|July - August 2021
During his career, Greg Norman racked up 91 professional wins and spent 331 weeks atop the Official World Golf Ranking. On the green and in the boardroom, the Hall of Fame lives up to his nickname: The Shark. Here’s how he stays razor sharp.
By Jack Haworth

Stay in the Moment

Every player wants to win every tournament they tee up in. But when it comes down to the last six or nine holes, they’re not thinking about winning or losing, whether it’s the Masters, the Players Championship or the Dell Match Play. They think about how to play the next shot. And if it turns out they win get the green jacket on their shoulders or pick up the trophy—then that’s what they trained for. Just focus on how you’re going to apply the best of your abilities, not what event you’re playing in, to give yourself a chance to win.

Take Ownership

You’ve got to be aware of your body and what you put into it, as well as what you get out of it. It’s like being the CEO of a company: Your inflow needs to be better than your outflow. At the end of the day, you’ve got to manage the whole process. I think a lot of people shove whatever they can find in their mouths and don’t understand the consequences.

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