The 2017 Links Players Magazine is slated for a February 1 release, and we’re starting to build another great lineup. As always, our stories show how one’s faith is threaded into their career and their life. Here’s who has committed so far:
– Navy man Billy Hurley III, who won his first PGA Tour event in 2016, talks about the discipline involved in his career and the loss of his father to suicide.
– Masters legend Larry Mize looks back on his winning shot 30 years later and considers the blessings of God through a long career.
– 2016 Barbasol Championship winner Aaron Baddeley tells us what it means to balance a busy career with the work of being daddy to four young children.
– Vibrant 25-year-old Amelia Lewis, who splits time between the LPGA and Ladies European tours, reveals the countries she’s fallen in love with, why she’s so excited about girls golf, and how God sustains her in the midst of her busy career.
– Umpire Sam Holbrook worked home plate in Game 7 of the 2016 World Series, one of the greatest games in baseball history. He talks with us about nerves, camaraderie, and faith.
– PGATour.com’s Sean Martin played his college golf on the small stage, but now he writes for the biggest website in the game. You’ll get an idea of how he’s still got his eye on the little guy.
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