Curry announced he is launching the Underrated Tour in live performance with the AJGA, a new junior golf circuit that will supply journey, meals, and accommodations totally free of cost at tournaments nationwide.
Explained Curry, in a online video on social media, “Less than two p.c of golfers are people of color.”
Additional Odom, “Most folks say they really don’t see colour on the golf class. A large amount of my golf pals are Black, but tournaments are diverse. At the elite degree, you are like the only man or woman there.”
True, and although golfing is reworking speedily, a great deal work continues to be to be performed. Perhaps no two folks are transferring a lot quicker to do it than Curry and Odom.
“We spent some time with Steph when we were participating in up at Stanford,” reported Howard men’s golfing coach Sam Puryear. “He keeps up with the young children. I instructed him about the exemption (into the Wells Fargo, which would generally be held at Quail Hollow in Charlotte). He was tremendous-excited.”
So is Odom’s household, for he’s arrive a lengthy way because his days with the To start with Tee of Memphis. Mentioned his mother, Shirley, “I’m elated. It’s every little thing he’s been functioning for, coming to life.”
Together with his mom, Odom is anticipated to have a cheering part at TPC Potomac that also contains his godmother, Rowena Brown aunt, Beverly Bond Puryear and Howard teammates.
The a single who will not be there is Greg Odom Sr., who received Odom commenced when he was 4 and died of kidney failure the week of the PGA Works at TPC Sawgrass last 12 months. Really don’t go out there unless you are ready to get, he utilised to say. Told that his father had died, Odom Jr., talked it more than with his mom and his mentor, vowed to gain it for Pops, and did so with a 4-over 220 overall.