September 15th (Hfrance.fr) - Bryson DeChambeau said he had "scrambled " his hands while training for long distance competitions, as the American ramps up his preparation for next week's Ryder Cup.
The world number seven will make his second appearance at the Ryder Cup, a competition biennial team competition between the United States and Europe, to be held in Whistling Straits from September 24-26.
After the Ryder Cup, it will travel to Nevada for the professional long distance world championships starting in September. 27, becoming the first full-time professional from the PGA Tour to compete in the event.
DeChambeau, who has accumulated 20 pounds of muscle l ' last year and is the longest hitter on the PGA Tour, said long practice training had taken its toll.
"My hands were destroyed, "the US Open 2020 champion said Golf.com Tuesday. "People don't realize how difficult long drives are. In golf, this is the only thing where you can judge your accomplishments by a number.
" It 's like a shot putter setting a new record. You are trying to find all that potential to break through. "
DeChambeau got an automatic spot on the US team and then said he was "intimidating " to balance his preparation for the Ryder Cup with his long-distance training, he had learned to balance it.
" I do it every week, "he says. " At first, when I was trying to do it last year, it was very scary.
" But now that I 've been through it and experienced the worst aches and pains, and the most relaxed state where I don't do any speed training, I know how balance it out - for the most part.
"Wh you 're not tough in life and do both? Report by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru; Edited by Peter Rutherford
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