Hello Inglewood CC

What an awesome afternoon is was walking the beautiful hills of Inglewood CC.  There is so much I love about this golf course and so many memories I have from playing it in my teen years.

When I walk down the 7th fairway, I remember the intense sun we faced at the WJGA District Tournament when I was 14.  That day I shot 104, and it was 104 degrees out.  I walked away with second degree burns on my right hand that left scars still visible to this day.

The following summer, I played an inter club event and broke 90 for the first time (shooting 84) out there.  Then not 3 weeks later, I followed that up with an 80!  That was the summer my handicap dropped 8 shots and took my first real step towards playing college golf one day.

Years later I returned for the SWGA City Tournament when I was 19 and somehow found my way to the final 26 hole match.  That day I took on the amazing Anne Carr who is not only an phenomenal player, but a legend.  We were all square after the first 18, and then she made a run in the final few holes to beat me 3 and 2.  It was one of the greatest learning experiences of my entire life and I still draw from it to this day when I’m competing.

Today I got to enjoy it with the Seattle U Golf Teams and it once again showed it’s teeth.  But I’m always overcome by these fond memories and love every bogey, par and hopeful birdie that comes my way.  Today I managed a 2 over 75 making a 40 foot putt on 18.  What a great reminder of why I continue to play this crazy game despite the despair I experience with it.

Until tomorrow friends……S

Published by shawnfarmersese

I'm Shawn, Performance Coach at Golfletica in Bellevue, Wa. I specialize in bringing out the awesome in athletes, especially golfers. 13 years ago I graduated from the home of the 2010 FCS Football Champions (Go Eags!) with a degree in Exercise Science and a broken down body from playing college golf. That lead to my mission to help the world move better, with less pain and killer dance moves. Thanks to the help of my partner in crime Dr. Harry Sese, not only am I playing pain free golf but I get to witness lives change everyday through the power of teamwork. Check out more at our website www.nwsportsperformance.com

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