"My swing is too fast" may be the biggest misconception ever. Think about it. If you take a fast, lousy swing and slow it down, all you've got left is a slow, lousy swing. Most people swing too slow, not too fast.
My feeling was, you plant some seeds. If they grow, great; if they don't, you don't take it personally. Not my problem; I just kept planting. Just like a farmer.
I think when you're trying to improve, the most important thing is to always have a plan.
One of the things you realize with a lot of high achievers: You have to figure out a way to make things their idea.
It's fun as a coach to work with somebody that has power and that has potential to achieve, really, anything that he wants to achieve. It's just a question of time and how much work they put into it.
You just don't go in there with Tiger Woods and say, ‘Oh, do this.' Sean Foley was quoted, a month after he worked with Tiger, as saying ‘You can't get this guy to listen to anything.'
Well it's not easy being Tiger Woods on the course. It's not easy being Tiger Woods off the course. In his defense, it's not easy being Tiger Woods.
Does anyone actually think I'm going to call Tiger Woods and tell him what to do with his swing one day, and he's going to go out and do it, simple as that? It doesn't work like that.
To have the opportunity to work with Tiger Woods was just so awesome. I enjoyed it. I enjoyed the challenge. I enjoyed the good parts where he was winning. And I enjoyed the challenge to help him get better. But six years was enough.
I know I was a great friend to Tiger Woods. But when you have a relationship that's involves business and friendship - and the business part comes to an end - things always get a little blurry.
I've been ripped for being too sensitive, but I do think people need to walk in another person's shoes before they accuse them of being too sensitive.
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