Will Tiger Woods be open-minded?Sian Jones
Speaking to Sky Sports recently, I believe Tiger Woods will adopt a realistic approach during his comeback at the Hero World Challenge, live on Sky Sports Golf.
Woods, who turns 42 in December, has completed just seven competitive rounds during the past 27 months, having undergone a number of operations in a bid to repair his injured back.
The American has told journalists he is physically feeling a lot stronger and I believe Woods is not the type of sportsman to put too much pressure on himself.
As a performance coach and psychologist I have worked with many Ryder Cup golfers over the past few years, and whenever I have had the chance to speak to Woods, he comes across as a very open-minded thinker.
“People will probably think he’s a positive thinker but he’s actually an open-minded thinker.
“The difference is: Positive thinking is all about ‘I’m going to win,’ while open-minded thinking is more about ‘the possibilities rather than the probabilities.’
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