The Day in the Life of a Golf Player


By Patricia Fechter

Golf is a difficult sport and can be very time consuming. The average practice starts off by going to the Cave Springs driving range, where they then practice for a few hours every day that they don’t have a match. The team practices by using different clubs to better their swings. Their tournament days start off early, so they sometimes only play one team while playing multiple other days.

“They tee off in sets of four,” Science teacher and FHN golf coach Donna Malkumus said. “The first best person on each team, second best, third, then the fourth. I enjoy the sport and I felt like they needed a coach here at school to help them since the other coach, Chris Witthaus teaches at Francis Howell High School.