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Over the TOP: Driving Pleasure

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Quaffing his pre-dawn coffee, the Superb Golfer sits in a lounge chair on a third-floor balcony of a tony resort in Hua Hin, Thailand. In the distance, the sun makes an appearance, illuminating the azure waters of the Gulf of Thailand; restless waves pound the shore, just a quality nine-iron from the Superb Golfer’s perch. Most golfers wouldn’t be able to gauge the complex crosswind blowing in from the ocean, but with remarkable acuity, the Superb Golfer knows exactly how a mere alteration of the angle of approach would punch the ball below the sea breeze, and his classic draw would hold the ball steadfastly on line. The Superb Golfer considers reconfirming his assessment by hitting one out there, but decides to trust his mind’s eye instead. It’s the India Final of the Audi Quattro Cup and the Superb Golfer must save his best for the course.

The golfing mind roused and revved up, the Superb Golfer scrolls through his video playlist and decides on coach Pete Cowen for the morning tip of the day. When Cowen starts talking, the Superb Golfer’s hair stands on end: the tip is a driving analogy of the golf swing: “…the lower body is the engine of the swing, the arms-hands-club unit is the steering wheel, and the shoulders provide the mechanism that connects the two.........

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