Hello Julien, following you this week when you may have hardly left the head of the event, we’ve got by no means felt careworn. You appeared extra relaxed and in management. Inhabited by a type of quiet power. Is that your feeling too?
It’s true I used to be extra serene, much less careworn than in Pléneuf, however I used to be in a unique place as a result of I’ve already secured the card for a short time. Finally, I feel that I nonetheless made progress in this space.
However in the final lap it was much less apparent. Because while you’re in the lead, it is tougher to make birdies. This is usually the case as a result of the difficulty tends to disrupt the course of. We play extra “safe” on sure putts. Often in the tournaments that I gained, whether or not in the professionals or the amateurs, I used to be in the lead and I had to handle my lead. At Pléneuf I gained with a small margin, Sunday too. I knew that with a 5 on the final gap I used to be profitable, so I performed to make a 5.
Does this victory change numerous issues from a mathematical perspective?
I used to be positive to end in the 20 however the goal is all the time to end as excessive as potential to enter as many tournaments subsequent yr, even when in the finish the 1st and the twentieth have the similar class.
This victory allows me to consider finishing 1st in the rating which was not potential earlier than and naturally for the seek for sponsors in the perspective of the subsequent season it’s a plus.
And a 3rd victory this season? And why not on this similar Emporda course that you’ll be taking part in once more this Tuesday, it will possibly additionally make a giant distinction?
Yes it’s the similar course however the counters can be reset to zero after which the climate forecasts are very completely different with numerous wind and in one other path. It’s going to be fascinating. If I win I’d have the similar class it doesn’t matter what, however I’ll cross the No. 1 in the Challenge Tour rating at the finish of the season.
In any case emotionally this second success this yr had a unique taste together with your father by your aspect as a junior?
It is evident that it’s particular to do it with my father. He was the one who put me to golf. Already it is uncommon to win and since I reside in Prague we’ve got much less alternative to see one another. It is evident that these are nice feelings to share. It was nice.
What is troublesome to settle for is to make investments a lot. To spend time coaching, to put numerous vitality and to discover the few outcomes and the little ease on the course
Have you ever doubted when the outcomes weren’t there after your stint at the professional while you have been amongst the best hopes of French golf?
What is troublesome to settle for is to make investments a lot. To spend time coaching, to put numerous vitality and to discover the few outcomes and the little ease on the course. It’s very sophisticated, there may be numerous frustration and sure it creates doubt.
Especially when like me you had the likelihood to rub shoulders with the highest stage in a short time. I performed with prime gamers like Zach Johnson in a PGA Tour event at the Colonial after I was nonetheless an beginner.
Today the work goes in the proper path, it is extremely nice, it’s highly effective as a sense to really feel that my complete group goes in the proper path. I nonetheless have room for enchancment nevertheless it’s good. And in addition in my life in Prague with my pal Simona it’s also going very nicely.
So you might be fulfilled and your progress is constant?
Absolutely, we type an excellent group with my workers. Olivier Léglise who acquired me again on observe 2 years in the past by getting again to the fundamentals and with a brand new means of coaching is at the origin of all this. Even if I additionally all the time have in thoughts what I realized from my former coaches and it serves me.
Olivier is in cost of all the technical side of my swing. Robin cocq for the bodily preparation, Mathieu David which intervenes on the thoughts and oversees my complete undertaking after which Adrien Leurent who makes the hyperlink with everybody as a result of he’s the most current in the tournaments.
Without forgetting Jean Fournier which intervenes punctually on particular wants from a psychological perspective.
And for subsequent season what have you ever deliberate?
The solely factor that can change is the integration of a cadet. Basil Dalberto with whom I’ve already labored very nicely can be my caddy at the Rolex Grand Final in Mallorca at the starting of November. But additionally throughout the first 3 tournaments of the subsequent season of the European Tour from the finish of November in South Africa.
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