Always, his morning routine consists of the daily reflection that is half and parcel to who he is. When he will get in front of a mirror and appears into it, Bruce Chalas tells himself one thing he’s been saying for nearly 50 years.
“I want I performed the PGA Tour.”
With that, Chalas proceeds with whatever the day has in store for him, understanding he has reminded himself that though his dream by no means materialized, it was a lofty one that took him to locations and put him in front of individuals and, oh, the way it helped fulfill his life.
“The game is so elusive,” Chalas stated. “That’s the lure of it.”
To him, no golf snapshot is too trivial. There is particular that means to all of them.
The massive, black golf bag with the golf professional’s name – Charlie Sheppard, a 1958 Masters competitor – emblazoned on the side? “I noticed that and I was in awe. This is me. I’m all in.”
Chalas was 11 and an unemployed caddie at a municipal course in Millis, Massachusetts. We say unemployed as a end result of day after day that summer time, Chalas sat on the bench at Glen Ellen Coun…