Bryson DeChambeau explains how anger affects his performance on the golf course

Bryson DeChambeau is known for his unusual approach to sports. From his science experiments to his precise proportions, fans were quick to give him the nickname “The Mad Scientist.” Recently, DeChambeau backed up the name again after revealing an anomaly that frustration affects his state of mind and causes him to play better golf.

What did Bryson DeChambeau say about controlling his frustrations?

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In an episode with ‘Bob does sports podcast’, DeChambeau was asked if emotions play a role in golf. He first cited the example of legendary golfer, Tiger Woods, and how he would fuel his energy for his game, while accepting that Woods was a rare type of athlete.

June 16, 2022; Brookline, MA, USA; Bryson DeChambeau plays his shot from the 15th tee during the first round of the US Open golf tournament. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer – USA TODAY Sports

The 2020 US Open winner also revealed how to get “super crazy” outperforms his normal game. “There were times, I’ll never forget, when I got super, super crazy on the golf course and birdied the next 3 holes,” he said.

“So I never correlated, you know, being frustrated with bad golf. If that was the case, I would never have been angry. »

DeChambeau is known to have grudges with a few players, most notably former world No. 1, Brooks Koepka. The two were caught hating each other, which kept fans hooked on social media. The enmity was ultimately decided by a single “friendly” contest, which Koepka won by a huge margin.

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Did DeChambeau get angry on purpose to improve his golf?

As absurd as it sounds, DeChambeau might want to fire up to up his game. He said along the same lines in the same episode. “I never correlated being frustrated with bad golf,” he said. “If that was the case, I would never have gotten mad.”

“From my point of view, I would never have done this if I had known it was affecting me in a negative way.”

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It’s one thing to perform all sorts of weird experiments on your golf clubs and quite another to get angry and frustrated. Getting angry just for fun needs an explanation for sure. DeChambeau had a lot to clear up, and this one adds to the ever-growing list.