We can develop real strength through setback.

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By James Shone

Many of us will remember those dreadful scenes, on the 13th tee at Augusta, when Rory McIlroy put his head down on to his clubs in disbelief as he hit another dreadful and costly shot. I have just come back from the Open golf and saw Rory lift the Claret jug last night. Rory M led the Open field from the beginning of the week and coped with this pressure in a way that he would not have done a year or two ago. The setbacks of his past have developed sinews of mental strength; rather than eroding confidence. We should all aim to be the same as Rory – using our setbacks to our advantage.

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