A highly unofficial ranking of who has the most pull at your golf club.
Who’s really the most influential person at your golf club?
Is it the teaching pro, who continues to dangle the carrot of hope in front of you that, someday, you’ll be able to strike it just like them?
Perhaps it’s your resident celebrity, who seems to spend more time working on their Instagram than their iron game?
Could it be someone on the committee, or even your club champion that has an uncanny knack for persuading others?
For many, the buck always stops in the club’s front office yet how one arrives in a position of power at a club often revolves around what they don’t have, as opposed to what they do have. A vocal minority can quickly arrive in a position of influence over a silent majority. As Golf Digest’s Joel Beall once wrote: “Slighted. It’s a sentiment all…