Michael Block’s unshakable confidence despite Charles Schwab last place

Michael Block has had a rollercoaster of per week.

From having the second of the yr together with his ace at Oak Hill to getting a textual content from Michael Jordan, Block appears like he’s dwelling a dream.

But, his dream week got here to a halt together with his efficiency on the Charles Schwab Problem in Fort Price, Texas.

Block, paired with Pierceson Coody and Min Woo Lee for the primary two rounds, opened with an 11-over par spherical of 81 on Thursday, which put him in lifeless final following the primary day of play.

Charles Schwab Challenge - Round One

FORT WORTH, Texas — Michael Block hits his first shot on the eleventh gap through the first spherical of the Charles Schwab Problem at Colonial Nation Membership.
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Michael Block, who demonstrated such a relatable demeanor throughout his time on the PGA Championship, echoed this sentiment once more Thursday.

However he additionally made some assured statements in his post-round presser, echoing his remarks when he in contrast his sport to Rory McIlroy’s.

“I’m wanting ahead to popping out [Friday], taking part in an incredible spherical, and giving every little thing I’ve,” Block added. “I’ve shot a 58 and a 59 in my life. Since what I had right now, I wouldn’t be stunned if I did it, so.”

Regardless of the robust spherical, he did nonetheless hit a highlight-level shot off a bridge, exhibiting his creativity.

Sadly for the Southern California membership professional, he got here nowhere near taking pictures sub-60 within the second spherical. He sits at 3-over for the day and 14-over for the event with three holes remaining. That’s 5 strokes worse than anybody else within the area. However that’s the place his relatable self kicked in previous to Friday’s spherical.

“It’s what it’s,” Block added. “I sat there and thought of it; I mentioned, I’m going to see my boys [Friday] evening. I’ll be cheers-ing to my youngsters and my spouse tomorrow evening in Orange County, California, so it’s all good someway.”