28 Jun '16, 4pm

Davis Love III honored as Ambassador of Golf at Bridgestone Invitational

Davis Love III honored as Ambassador of Golf at Bridgestone Invitational

Davis Love III vividly remembers the tests. His late father, Davis Love Jr., designed them to quiz the members of his junior golf program on rules and etiquette while serving as the head pro at Atlanta Country Club and Sea Island Golf Club. Playing privileges were at stake. First three holes, then moving up to nine, then getting turned loose on the course alone. Names were posted on tiny brass plaques on a little wooden board as youngsters climbed the ranks, which Love compared to earning badges in Boy Scouts. "It wasn't how far you could hit it or a putting contest," Love said during a telephone interview earlier this month. If that were the case, Love probably wouldn't remember. Because for Love, it wasn't enough just to pass those tests. "I was the pro's son, I was not a member. I had to do it better than everybody else, is what he told me," Love said. "'You have to act...

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