Golfer's message to himself goes viral
People ask me all the time, "What kind of golfer are you?" My typical reply now is, "I'm not near as good as I once was - but I have more fun than ever before." That's not all that eloquent but it's really accurate. I was never GREAT - but was a low single digit for a little while, now I feel really lucky if I break 80 a couple of times a year. That said, I honestly enjoy golf more than I ever have. I don't play as much, so I appreciate it more - but that's not all. Just being out there feels special.
I recently received an email that has apparently been making the rounds among golfers. It's an excerpt from a book, Extraordinary Golf by Fred Shoemaker, but it speaks in a much more poetic and heartfelt way than I ever could. It's the same message - just done way way better. Here it is:
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