27 Nov '14, 8pm

#CollegeGolf - Flagler's Schindler perseveres for Toms award: Spencer Schindler’s single-minded determinatio...

#CollegeGolf - Flagler's Schindler perseveres for Toms award: Spencer Schindler’s single-minded determinatio...

Spencer Schindler’s single-minded determination to pursue golf despite a seemingly endless series of obstacles has resulted in the David Toms Overcoming Adversity Award. It’s an honor presented by the Golf Coaches Association of America. Schindler, a junior at Flagler, was named the recipient of the award for commitment he has shown to providing for his family. Schindler’s mother was injured at work in the fall of 2007, and subsequent financial constraints on the family forced them to move from Savannah, Ga., to St. Augustine, Fla., to be with Schindler’s grandfather. As Schindler’s mother found a job at a grocery store, Schindler took on a 25-hour-per-week gig with the First Tee of St. Johns County. Schindler’s grandfather, from whom he learned the game, supplied $250 a month so Schindler could continue to play in tournaments and buy golf equipment. Working at The First T...

Full article: http://golfweek.com/news/2014/nov/27/spencer-schindler-da...

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