Tiger Woods is arguably the most skilled golfer to ever
However, his physical abilities alone
are not what make him great.
Nike -- one of the companies that sponsor Woods -- once sent
Tiger five brand new drivers.
company asked Tiger to test out the drivers and give his feedback.
After practicing with each of the clubs, Woods told Nike
that he liked “the heaviest one.”
news came as a shock to Nike.
Because all of the clubs weighed exactly the
Or so Nike thought.
After re-examining each of the clubs, Nike employees were surprised to
learn that one of the clubs outweighed the others by just a couple grams -- or
approximately the weight of two dollar bills
. (Source: Esquire
Nike had a team of engineers and the best equipment in the
What they needed was Tiger Woods’
Tiger Woods understands golf
as well as anyone on the planet, so his intuition is an invaluable resource to
The lesson here is that every
field has its own Tiger Woods, and when that person shares their insight, well,
you might want to listen.