Years spent on golf course gave Bournemouth goalkeeper Mark Travers the drive to succeed - News Summed Up

Years spent on golf course gave Bournemouth goalkeeper Mark Travers the drive to succeed


Whichever one of his true loves Mark Travers was to follow, football or golf, mental toughness was never going to be an issue. It is why his man-of-the-match Premier League debut for Bournemouth against Tottenham Hotspur three weeks ago was eased by a good night’s sleep. The goalkeeper did not need to be told what a mammoth task he faced to repel the Champions League finalists. Pressure was part of Travers’ life from the moment he picked up a golf iron or a pair of gloves. “All I really did up to the age of 15 was play golf,” the Ireland squad member said yesterday at their training camp in…


Source: The Times May 22, 2019 23:02 UTC



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