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Saturday, February 4, 2012

Luke Donald on How to Make Mistakes

Lefty directed me to this video that Michael down at Aussie Golfer posted. Somehow I missed it, but it's such a cool video that I had to post it for you guys.

Here's the deal: Luke Donald is teaching how to hit a high soft-landing pitch shot for Mizuno, the company that makes his clubs. The problem is, he messed up the shot! But -- and this is what is so cool -- he didn't stop the lesson. Instead, he turns it into a lesson on how to deal with mistakes. This is part of the reason he's #1 in the world right now.



His lesson on dealing with mistakes -- and the kinds of reactions people often have to them -- may be even more useful than the pitch shot!

4 comments:

  1. Interesting to see that on the successful shots that he threw grass on the camera behind him. That's commitment to keeping the face open.

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  2. I think Luke is committed to everything he does right now, Lefty. That's why he's still #1.

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  3. what a game he has and we are the benefactors cuz we get 2 see it! congratulations on everything you did this year Luke - way 2 be!

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  4. And he's kind enough to put out videos like this to help the rest of us!

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