To match my expectations I might need to win each week

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Successful the Masters is seemingly simply the tip of the iceberg for Patrick Reed, who will proceed to set his bar excessive.

Information 30 Could 2018, 21:51 IST





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Patrick Reed at Horseshoe Bay Resort, the place he helped reopen the Ram Rock Golf Course

Masters champion Patrick Reed says he must win “nearly each week” to succeed in his sky-high expectations.

The American ended his main duck with an outstanding victory at Augusta Nationwide final month, successful by one stroke regardless of valiant fees from Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth.

Successful a inexperienced jacket noticed Reed be a part of golfing’s elite, however the 27-year-old concedes he won’t ever really be capable to attain the bar he units himself when it comes to achievements within the sport. 

“My expectations have at all times been actually, actually excessive,” he instructed reporters on the reopening of the Ram Rock Golf Course at Horseshoe Bay Resort.

“If I have been to exceed my expectations, I might need to win nearly each week. They’re so, so excessive up there and so laborious to succeed in that for me it retains me hungry, retains me on the market, striving for perfection within the sport of golf, which is rarely going to occur – nobody goes to be excellent on the sport of golf. 

“However when you set these expectations and go chasing them you are at all times going to enhance and get higher. That is the most important factor, my expectations are actually excessive and laborious to get there, however by way of the yr I set targets I can obtain, if I play properly I can obtain them. 

“So, I nonetheless put some test marks there and succeed on issues, after successful at Augusta it hit me to wish to do extra and get higher.”

Reed’s subsequent alternative so as to add to his main haul comes at June’s U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills, and he’s additional decided by getting into as Masters champion.

“After all it is motivating, actually the most important factor is to enhance day-after-day,” he added. “I do know by time the U.S. Open comes I will be prepared mentally.”

Reed spoke of his delight at taking the inexperienced jacket to Horseshoe Bay, a 400-room resort positioned in Texas Hill Nation that’s dwelling to a few championship Robert Trent Jones Sr. programs.

“We solely have a yr with it, so we’ve got to deliver it most locations we go,” he stated. 

“I stay up for coming right here and exhibiting off the inexperienced jacket and letting everybody at Horseshoe Bay see it.

“Because the win at Augusta there have been numerous obligations that include the victory, but it surely’s numerous enjoyable, it is numerous nice issues. 

“The most important factor is having the ability to deal with and work out methods to do it time-management sensible. And the easiest way me and [my wife] Justine figured it out with what’s been happening, we’re simply going to stand up to Horseshoe Bay and luxuriate in and loosen up.”

Reed was talking on the reopening of the Ram Rock Golf Course at Horseshoe Bay Resort, the place he hit the ceremonial first drive.

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