Why I Love Losers like Jordan Spieth

“They say golf is like life, but don’t believe them. Golf is more complicated than that.” — Gardner Dickinson, a longtime American tour pro I remember watching Brian's Song as an eleven year old trying my best not to cry in front of my sister. There is something endearing about the vulnerability of our heroes.…

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Digging Resumes in the Dirt

While playing golf yesterday, someone asked if I was playing my little homemade golf course. I said, "No, I just take care of it, mow it, water it, kind of like a garden, a hobby. Just like my wife Karen, who works in her garden beside the 8th tee box. We work together at different…

Caddying for the Younger Generation

Francis Chan put hands over his face and agonized about whether to speak the unspeakable to a traditionally proud and spiritually cloistered group that appeared from his stage perch decidedly gray, liver-spotted hands enshrouding the candle lit flame that once was a raging bonfire. He was speaking to me and to my elders and leaders…