Pressfield’s The Authentic Swing provides the story and inspiration behind The Legend of Bagger Vance.
“The odd thing, I’ve found, is that you don’t recognize a good idea in the moment. It seems to need time to gestate.”
“The writer’s life is about self-motivation, self-discipline, self-reinforcement, and self-validation.”
“In life, you’re born alone, you die alone, and most of the time you live alone.”
“In golf, no one can hurt you but yourself.”
“The golfer’s greatest enemy is himself.”
“Writing is weird medicine. You sit down not knowing what you believe and you get up knowing.”