30 Apr '15, 8pm

So you wanna play golf for a living? Read this first:

So you wanna play golf for a living? Read this first:

I sat in my red 2011 Camry in the parking lot at the Windance Country Club in Gulfport, Miss., trying to swim through waves of frustration. I had just shot a two-under-par 70, an average score for a Monday qualifier on the Web.com tour, and now I wasn't going to play in the Chitimacha Louisiana Open. I was a thousand miles from home, and I asked myself, Where do I go now? What do I do? I had no answers. I couldn't let go of the shots I had wasted. All the hard work I put in since earning conditional Web.com tour status in December, and here it was April and I still hadn't played in any big tournaments. It's one thing not to succeed in tournament play. It's another not even to have the opportunity to compete. I consider myself as mentally tough as anyone -- it's one of my strongest assets -- but at that moment, it felt like golf was passing me by. My eyes began to water. My...

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