Brett Rumford: “I know I’m not going to be competitive”

Two-time European Tour winner Brett Rumford has written an incredibly raw article describing how injury can affect both the body and the mind in the selfish world of professional golf.

You must read this captivating, candid article from Brett Rumford over at the PGA of Australia. Rumford talks about his state of golf, and more candidly, the state of his mind at the moment after  a torrid time at last week’s European Tour event in Spain.

Rumford describes his partial round as “the lowest point of my career”, and goes on to talk about a persistent wrist injury and the selfishness required to be a successful professional golfer.

When the article begins like this, you know you must read on:

I’m off in the first group in a field full of superstars at the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions tournament in China on Thursday and deep down I know I’m not going to be competitive.

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