How to Overcome Defeat | Lessons from Bob Rotella, Adam Scott, & More

So you’ve been knocked down…now what?

Adam Scott Dejected after losing British Open Golf Tournament

In golf, as in life, you will suffer defeat. There will be times when you choke, succumb to pressure, or just lose it in the furnace that is a stressful and important situation.

At almost every major golf tournament each year, someone “blows it.” Someone who has never won a major championship before (there are four each year), leads with 18 holes to go. Or perhaps even only three or four holes. And they “find a way to lose.”