It was a telling lesson. Observing the participants at a junior golf event in Bradenton, Florida this past weekend was, for moms and dads pushing 50, like taking an advanced course in social anthropology.
On the golf course, the children behaved like any group of competitors. Even the youngest ones conducted themselves with appropriate poise. But once the scorecards were signed and all the trophies had been awarded, the contestants transformed back into kids: laughing, chatting, texting, eating, and doing everything in their power to steer clear of their oh-so-uncool parents.
But something fascinating happened after that. In the grill room, many of the girls ages 11 through 18 gathered by the television to watch the final few holes of the LPGA Mobile Bay Classic where Stacy Lewis and Lexi Thompson battled down the stretch. Read More>>
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