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Okay, that made me laugh.
Donny, the "who" part of this just isn't important. I'm not trying to shame him/her, I'm calling attention to the fact that if we want media coverage of this sport, we had better support pros that display character off the course, as well as ability on it. Then again, there's always the possibility that I don't know what I'm talking about...
Well, not really. Local courses and events include those located in KY, Al, Ga, NC, and Mississippi. Also, there isn't any mention in my post about which weekend. The larger point is that we need more coverage of our events, and if you treat the press badly, they will simply not provide coverage. I'd like to see more pros chiming in on these forums. Without the internet, the rapid growth of this sport may not have happened. I'm constantly surprised by how poorly certain disc manufacturers use social media. Throwing something up on F/B once a day isn't making good use of the medium.
I may just be feeling charitable because I shot a great round yesterday. Threw the drive of my life. That's just fun.
good post. but I have learned that contempt prior to investigation can often lead to bad results.
I have no clue, nor care to, know who this touring pro was/is as I am often "star-struck" by the big names in the sport.
I'm just a goober like that.
however.. if it tis true... then yeah, say the name and be done with it.
the few pro's Ive had the pleasure of meeting have all been nothing but gracious, although I have heard stories.
but alas.. we are all human.
Eric, It's my fault for not being more clear about what I meant about being star-struck. Though I grew up in Los Angeles and met my share of stars, (one of my favorite moments was getting a conversation with Muhammed Ali) I do still experience a bit of a thrill meeting celebrities. But I noticed that people often tend to forgive rudeness or out-right dickishness (spell checker HATED that word) merely because the person in question has some particular talent. In this case, the TD's made a lot of excuses for him, and I find that ridiculous.
Anyway, I think it's cool that you love this sport's champions. And yes, we are all human, and I believe I've been told on numerous occasions that I am not perfect. The horror. ;)