‘I Felt Invincible’: Bryson DeChambeau Looks Back at His Glory Days and Explains Current Struggle

Published 01/03/2022, 11:06 AM EST
Golf – The 2020 Ryder Cup – Whistling Straits, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, U.S. – September 26, 2021 Team USA’s Bryson DeChambeau reacts on the 1st green after winning the hole during the Singles REUTERS/Brian Snyder


Bryson DeChambeau is one of the most prominent golfers on the PGA Tour. Moreover, Bryson is trying to change the game as he wants to gain more distance off the tee. He shifted his focus towards power-hitting during the pandemic break and was bombing drives off the tee as the PGA Tour resumed. 

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He has received a fair bit of success with this technique, as he won a major championship in 2020. Moreover, DeChambeau recently competed in the World Long Drivers Championship and finished in the top 8. Meanwhile, by competing in this event, he also became the first-ever tour pro to compete in this event. And recently, Bryson opened up about a phase where his golf swing was invincible.

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Bryson DeChambeau shares the phase when his golf swing was invincible

Bryson DeChambeau recently appeared on a podcast where he shared an interesting phase from his golfing career. He said for a while his golf swing was invincible. “I’m telling you, it was like magic. I woke up every day, never practice, and it would just be the same exact thing every single time,” said Bryson

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Furthermore, he said it was between late 2017 and early 2018. “There was a moment..that span of time, I felt invincible with my golf swing. And ever since then, it’s been a struggle to find it. And I don’t know what matchups I did. I have looked, trust me. I have gone through everything. And sometimes the nervous system just can’t reproduce the same thing it used to have.” 

Golf – The 2020 Ryder Cup – Whistling Straits, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, U.S. – September 26, 2021 Team USA’s Bryson DeChambeau reacts after holing his putt on the 9th green to win the hole during the Singles REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Bryson is currently in a phase where he is focusing on increasing his ball and swing speed. DeChambeau has been achieving some insane numbers on the range during the off-season. However, the 2020 U.S. Open champion still believes the phase between late 2017 and early 2018 was the time he was invincible, and since then, he hasn’t got that feeling back in his golf swing. 

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Bryson DeChambeau will be competing at the Sentry Tournament of Champions this week. So it will be interesting to see the changes he has made to his golf swing. 

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Amey Kulkarni

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Amey Kulkarni is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in mass media from HR College, Mumbai. Before joining EssentiallySports he used to write articles on Golf and Cricket on his personal blog cricgolf.

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