What is like to be on the fringe of the PGA Tour

Ben Martin (31), a professional American golfer who plays on the PGA Tour, turned professional in 2010. He finished runner-up at Q-school for the PGA Tour in October, just six months after turning pro, which is a dream many young golfers fail to achieve. Ben was a golf prodigy by any standard. Yet the road …

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The glamorous golf players life – myth or fact?

Ah, the glorious and simple life of professional golfers. All have lucrative sponsorship deals, travel the world playing golf on nicest courses, wear fancy clothes, have time off between seasons, and make a decent amount of money all year around no matter what, right? Wrong. Here’s what Neil Potts, Founder and CEO of Golfort.com, commented …

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How much can you earn being a top golf player?

Golf is known to be an elite sport, also quite expensive one to train, but it pays to be good at it. Actually, very good at it. According to Forbes annual global list of the 100 highest paid athletes in pro sports, five golfers made it to the list this year, each earning more than …

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Welcome to the expensive world of youth sports

Dwight and Judy Carter Davis had travel 4,508 miles to Scotland, the “Home of Golf”, and spend $4,800 over 10 days to watch their 14-years-old son Ian compete in the U.S. Kids Golf European Championship 2017 at the Royal Musselburgh Golf Club. He finished tied for 32nd place in the 13-year-old group. The Davis family …

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First feeding family’s animals, then golf

Normally in sport, if you have talent, it doesn’t matter who you are, where you’re, or what you look like. But in golf, things are a little different. The wealthy have a far greater chance of competitive success. So when a youngster without privilege plays well enough to have her life changed by the game, …

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