CHES­SON HADLEY

Golf Digest Middle East - - Play - — with e. michael john­son

age

31

lives

Raleigh, N.C.

story

Won 2014 Puerto Rico Open; five top­five fin­ishes on PGA Tour in 2017-’18

clutch shot

I won the PGA Tour’s shot of the week with a 63foot putt par save at the Waste Man­age­ment Phoenix Open. I won $20,000 for my old school, the North Raleigh Chris­tian Academy. Pretty cool.

animal lover

I’ve learned a lot about an­i­mals over the years. My wife, Amanda, says I know more about them than a tour guide at the zoo.

Pho­to­graphs by Ivory Serra

ser­vice­able stick I use this yard­stick for align­ment, but also to check how far I am from the ball. high num­bers only I’ve played tour­na­ment golf for 25 years and have never used a ball other than a Titleist. I like high num­bers. They’re dif­fer­ent.

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