Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Putting worries Corpus

Carl Corpus has his eyes focused on his life after college.

Mainly on his crosshairs, the regional tours. And farther on the horizon, the PGA.

The graduating student at San Jose State University took time from his busy schedule to guest at Noli Eala’s Power and Play.

But while doing his studies, Corpus is occupied harnessing his talents, something that he will rely heavily upon graduation.

One of his areas of concern: Putting.

He’s got the smarts to sharpen that often undermined aspect in golf by doing four-foot putts 250 times per practice.

That’s on top of his driving range and fairway log-ins that usually take six hours of his time daily.

Corpus is the reigning individual champion in the Januarius Fil-Am Invitational in Baguio City later this week.

He will miss it due to a conflict in schedule.

As a golf scholar, he shares an apartment with teammates and follows a strict regimen that begins at 5:30 a.m. and ends at 7 p.m.

That involves workouts, practice and schooling in between.

Corpus also enjoys the guidance of a sports psychologist who takes care of the San Jose team.

The same mental coach handles former Olympic medalist, National Basketball Association players and the Stanford collegiate squad.

“I text him (coach) every week, more about setting goals and the mental process before we hit the ball. And what goes through our minds when we face obstacles,” he said.

Corpus is hoping his school makes it to the regionals and nationals after posting victories over favorite schools like Pepperdine and Stanford.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like


Manny Pacquiao knows his time is up. This was the keen observation made by a longtime member of his training team who spent dinner...


The dynamic duo of Johnmar “OhMyV33nus” Villaluna and Danerie James “Wise” del Rosario is back with a bang after leading Blacklist International to a...


The University Athletic Association of the Philippines will have a full calendar of sports events for Season 85 starting 1 October. UAAP President Fr....


ECHO has revealed its roster for the upcoming M4 Mobile Legends World Championship to be held 1-15 January 2023 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The seven...


It’s going to be business as usual as the Philippine Basketball Association will not stop its on-court activities when it gives way for the...


It doesn’t look as if newly-crowned Melvin Jerusalem will get the luxury of defending his minimumweight crown against a handpicked rival after the World...


Mitchell, meanwhile, is a six-foot shooting guard frowm Hartford University.


Legendary boxing referee Carlos ‘Sonny’ Padilla was recently inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame. Famous for serving as the third man in...