Golf is about being social and keeping connections. We have played as a group for the past 20 years and it is an event that many make every year, while some make it some years. Having gone to St. Andrew’s College, it afforded me the opportunity to meet men from around the world. And to this day, we stay in touch – thank you email!!
Early in June, every year, we gather to play a few holes and chat. The chat is likely the more important part of the day. Memories and current issues intermingled in conversation around the room. Acquaintances struck in 1965 being refreshed in 2017 and hopefully beyond. We have some of our teachers join from time to time. The ultimate hope is that you are the one showing up one year…it will happen as we have seen with so many of our classmates no longer able to join us.
This golf day started as a tribute to Charlie Edwards – a larger than life American who burst into the SAC campus in 1965 and visited it every year after our graduation in 1970 until his early passing. It took this lightning rod of a guy to make us realize how fortunate we really are.
Golf can be your connection, your link, to family, friends, high school buddies, university classmates and work colleagues. Golf is a strong glue that binds. It is yours to use and through which you can reap the rewards.