The world No. 7 will function within the Professional Long Drivers Association World Championship in Mesquite, Nevada, from September 27 to October 1, turning into the primary PGA Tour skilled to take action.
However, earlier than then, he will probably be making his second look for Team USA on the Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits, Wisconsin, from September 24-26.
But in spending hours on the driving vary, the 27-year-old admits that he has broken his hands.
“Not essentially by going out and taking part in golf as a result of you’ll be able to catch a sprinkler head or catch a foul break or dangerous wind. On Flightscope, you’ll be able to see the ball velocity quantity. And while you acquire a ball velocity quantity, it is so totally different and distinctive.
“It’s like a shot-putter shot-putting a brand new report quantity. You’re looking for that full potential to interrupt by way of.”
Although his distance coaching has clearly impacted his physique, juggling it and his preparation for the Ryder Cup is not an uncommon expertise.
“I do it each week,” he says. “Is it daunting? Hell yeah.
“At first, after I was attempting to do it final yr, it was very scary. But now that I’ve been by way of it and skilled the worst pains from it and probably the most relaxed state of it the place I’m not doing any velocity coaching, I understand how to sort of steadiness it — for probably the most half. Why not go onerous at life and do each?”