Legendary mentoring – Global Golf Post

Legendary mentoring – Global Golf Post


Rosie Jones (second from right) recruited fellow Legends players Hollis Stacy (third from left) and Michelle McGann (right), to serve as mentors to high school players. Courtesy Women’s South Carolina Golf Association Junior Golf Foundation

When a room full of teenage girls stow their respective cell phones and give you their full attention, well, you know you’re onto something.

And that, says Clarissa Childs, was precisely the effect that a group of Legends Tour players had on a group of high school golfers last month during a pre-tournament dinner at the Women’s South Carolina Golf Association Junior Golf Foundation High School Invitational and Mentoring Weekend.

“They were engaged, they were in awe, maybe some light bulbs went on (where they thought), ‘Wait a second, this golf could take me somewhere,’” said Childs, executive director of the WSCGA. “It was really fun to see.”

After dinner, of course, the players “took a gazi…





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