Moyes says he was hardly away from the golf course after he was axed at Old Trafford.
He said: "My golf got better.
"I played the Donald Trump course in Aberdeen and at Loch Lomond, Turnberry and Lytham.
"I spent a lot of time with my family and I think they enjoyed me being there.
"But after a while I wanted to get back to work again and Real Sociedad gave me a great opportunity."
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