October 6, 2014
We often need little reminders in our lives. Mine came a few weeks back, courtesy of a magical day when the world gave me a little poke about how and why I chose a life so closely tied to golf.
The game many of us love has been a constant part of my existence since the age of ten. I just turned 49 so you can do the math. I took my first job in the sport in my early teens, and I never looked back.
Along the way though, it was easy to get caught up in the trappings of being so entrenched, as both a golf journalist and a golf professional. It is an intense little world, one where I, like many, now have social media obligations that don’t follow a “regular” schedule. The pace of a 24/7 industry intersperses into all parts of your life. You delve deep into conversations about every aspect of the game each day, and, in the process, you often forget what drew you to it in the first place.
Ask the question to any golfer about what makes the game appeal to them and often you hear about the courses, the destinations,…
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