If you find this article, you are likely reading the new John Feinstein book, “The Prodigy”. After reading about Frank Baker and his skills as a golf, you are often left wondering, “is this kid real?” The answer is no. This is a book of fiction with many non fiction characters including Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, Jason Day, Brandt Snedeker, Justin Rose, Zach Johnson and a number of other PGA Tour pros.
On Sunday, December 14th, 2014 my friend Brian wanted to get out of the house and tee it up. On the Wednesday prior my lady friend absolutely annihilated my legs with an insane leg workout. On Friday and Saturday I could hardly walk and I was still feeling the effects on Sunday. Even though I was struggling to simply get out of bed, I wanted to play a round as it had been a full week. What happened was quite the story to tell.