Excellent observations in this article - Ego, more often than not, overrules rational decision-making. Fascinating how humans over-estimate their abilities and prowess not only in golf, but in many other aspects of life's endeavors..Love those survey results that show how each of us just "knows" we are better than the next person -for instance, 80% of us are above average drivers...Or, as Garrison Kiellor's radio show"A Prairie Home Companion" concludes its news segment states,
"That's the news from Lake Wobegon, where all the women are strong, all the men are good looking, and all the children are above average".
Of course, once you've seen Seve hit one out of the back of a muddy car park onto the green to ave par and win, how can you not be inspired to try that shot at least once??!