Keywords

Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Golf

Introduction

Golf is a sport in which the major opponent is the self. It is, to borrow from Yogi Berra, ninety percent mental and the other half is physical. The very early career of Jordan Spieth offers considerable evidence of the significance of the mental aspect of the game. At The Open, the premier Grand Slam event, Jordon Spieth did battle on Sunday with himself, and won.

Publication Date

7-26-2017

Document Type

Commentary

Format

application/pdf

Source Title

Sport and Society for Arete

Language

English

Publication Version

Author's version

College

College of Arts and Humanities

Department

History

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