PGA professional Craig Stickling dispelled one of golf’s greatest myths for participants at the Get Into Golf program he conducted at Forster-Tuncurry Golf Club.
The set-up was everything. PGA professional Craig Stickling knew that the 25 women who were coming to Forster-Tuncurry Golf Club for the six-week Get Into Golf program would have some preconceptions about walking into a golf club for the first time.
He knew they might be nervous. He suspected some apprehension. He expected them to be anxious about trying a sport for the first time. So he played into it.
Stickling presented himself in the most professional way possible and took them straight to the practice bunker to show how a PGA professional plays arguably the most feared shot among newcomers to the game. He duffed it – barely moved the ball six inches. It was deliberate, of course, but Stickling…