Golf, greed, gambling, and … a force for good in the world?!

Ah yes the enticement of money!

Robby Robin's Journey

It’s true, I don’t post about sports very often, except for running, of course.  And when I do, it’s usually been to laud statements on human rights that professional athletes have made, using their voice to fight hatred and discrimination.  But – and this may come as a surprise to those of you who only know me through this blog – my husband and I watch LOTS of sports, continually.  Pretty well everything except for the NFL.  My favourites to have on while reading and thinking are tennis, Raptors basketball, Blue Jays baseball, curling, and golf.

I’ve been following PGA golf closely (aka most weekends) for the past 30 years.  And, while I had never thought of golf as a force for good in the world, as Graeme McDowell tried to claim in one of several awkward interviews with some of the world’s best – and turncoat – golfers…

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