A YEAR ON THE ROAD, BY THE NUM­BERS

Golf Australia - - IN MY OPINION -

Dale Brandt-Richards kept de­tailed records of his first year of play­ing for a liv­ing, and the num­bers of his rookie cam­paign are eye open­ing in show­ing just what it takes to make a quid play­ing golf trav­el­ling across Aus­tralia.

EQUIP­MENT

• 400 golf balls. • 5 pairs of golf shoes. • 30 gloves. • 12 hats. • 2 tyres changed (within one week of each other).

DIS­TANCE

• More than 93,000 kilo­me­tres.

COM­PET­I­TIVE ROUNDS

• 120

PRIZE­MONEY

• $6mil­lion to­tal on of­fer. • $53,000 won.

Brandt-Richards heads off for an­other Pro-am round, edg­ing him closer to 100 in a year.

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