‘My Parents Hated It’: Multi-Sport Athlete Bryson DeChambeau Opens Up on His ‘Inquisitive’ Childhood

Bryson DeChambeau is one of the fittest players in the golf community. The ex-PGA Tour player recently shifted to the LIV Golf league and called it a business decision. However, despite his controversial decision, fans are always curious to find out more about the golfer. And he recently opened up about a phase from his childhood that most of his fans were unaware of.ADVERTISEMENTArticle continues below this adBryson DeChambeau explained how he got into golfADVERTISEMENTArticle continues below this adDeChambeau is one of the longest-hitters in professional golf today. Thanks to his decision to build muscle, his physique plays a very important role in his performance. Although he has now lost some weight and switched to a healthy diet, his passion for hitting long shots is still the same. Moreover, DeChambeau not only loves golf but also other sports that he played during his childhood.PALM HARBOR, FL – MARCH 10: Bryson DeChambeau lines up a putt on the 17th green during the second round of the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Resort Copperhead Course on March 10, 2017 in Palm Harbor, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)The golf star was in conversation with Emma Carpenter in the ‘5 Clubs Conversation’ podcast. And during the conversation, DeChambeau opened up about how he was always a born athlete. “I was starting to play a few tournament tournaments in the game of golf, I love playing soccer, baseball, basketball, you name and I played every sport. And I was a bit of an athlete,” he said.The golfer also added how he had a curious mindset and that he loved to question everything he found interesting. However, he also mentioned that this was one of his habits that his parents “hated” about him. “I was always inquisitive. I questioned everything. As you could imagine. My parents hated it. But it’s just who I was.” DeChambeau said. But in his defense, he explained that his curiosity came from being able to understand how everything around him worked.ADVERTISEMENTArticle continues below this adGolf – The 150th Open Championship – Old Course, St Andrews, Scotland, Britain – July 16, 2022 Bryson DeChambeau of the U.S. tees off on the 2nd during the third round REUTERS/Phil NobleComing back to how he got into the sport, DeChambeau revealed that he managed to win the first two tournaments he played. And that’s when he told himself, “Okay, I’m pretty solid. I think I can play this sport.” However, the golfer also opened up about his struggles as a child when he was bullied by other kids around him, even during his tournaments. “It was super frustrating,” he said. DeChambeau also mentioned that he used to be extremely nervous because of these reasons.ADVERTISEMENTArticle continues below this adBeing bullied and looked down upon left a huge impact on DeChambeau’s personality as a kid. The golfer explained how there was a time he found it hard to speak to people and that he suffered from anxiety for a long time. But thankfully after he got into professional golf after college, he was able to learn to communicate with people better.Watch This Story: When Tiger Woods Was Left Stunned by the Smartness of Bryson DeChambeau

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