How long have you been playing golf? What’s your handicap or normal score?
Golfing now for around 24 years, golfed ALOT in college and when living in Las Vegas. Dropped off when living in Seattle and then after having 2 kids. The last 2 years have been really able to fall back in love with the game and while frustrating that I'm not as good as I used to be, it's okay and I'm in it for the enjoyment and ME time. Currently floating around 19 or 20 handicap...used to be 8-10.
What do you love about golf?
Golf has given me so much time to relax, destress, work on different aspects of my game, something to focus on when everything else in life has been hectic. Now it's seeing my almost 5 year old fall in love with the game! He's been swing the clubs in the yard for 2.5/3 years now and is starting lessons. He's been sticking through 18 holes lately and just giving me a new reason to play this amazingly frustrating game that is so relaxing and an opportunity to bond with people.
What brings you to MyGolfSpy? Do you already know any other Spies?
started following this past year during the pandemic and wanting to really get back to my old playing form. While that might not happen, i've been really enjoying reading more and learning new aspects. I don't know any other Spies yet.
Where are you from? What is your home course?
Currently living in Burlington, VT. No official home course. I really like to spread the rounds out. So far this season I've hit up 6 different courses and have another 5-6 in the works! Typically play at Kwiniaska just down the street from my office.
What are the best and worst things about golf in your region?
Best part is you can typically get out on a course if you are flexible with your time. A good number of decent courses within 30-40 minute drive.
Worst part is the winter months....it's a real bummer that from Late October through April you really don't have the option to play. Thankfully Gonzo's HD Sports is open and hoping to continue playing a few times a month on a simulator this winter. At least it'll get me out of the house!
What do you do for a living? Currently I'm the Associate Director for Campus Recreation Operations at the University of Vermont. Prior positions in Campus Rec I was overseeing Intramural Sports and Club Sports and organizing golf leagues and tournaments with special events on campuses (not in Vermont).
How’d you pick your user name?
It's just a shortened version of my name