Golfing folklore suggests that two true legends of the game, Byron Nelson and Sam Snead, once observed two amateur golfers practising on a driving range. The amateurs both played off 10 handicaps. The one amateur had a most glorious golf swing whereas his partner's swing was too dreadful to watch, laden with faults and idiosyncrasies.
According to the legend, Snead turned to Nelson and said, "Boy, if I could only work with that guy, I could get him to be a scratch handicap in a week."
"You mean the one with the nice swing?" asked Nelson.
"Nah," replied Snead. "If he's only a 10 with that swing, he's as good as he will likely ever be. But just think of what …