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#1 97speedster

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Posted 07 May 2018 - 04:35 AM

This kid Garrett Barber is a member of my club, Bear Lakes CC in West Palm Beach, he's #1 Junior in the World and he is the real deal! I've seen a lot of talented player in my 50 years of Junior, Amateur and Professional golf and this kid is impressive.... I think he will be one of the great ones.

There are a a lot of talented players out there, but this kids golf maturity really is head and shoulders above the rest. I remember Phil Michelson when he was 13 and a stand out, he had an amazing short game, but when Phil was 18 he was not as mature yet as this kid. This year I have seen his potential greatness when he had 7 birdies and an eagle then I saw him struggle and shoot 75, but it's the round where he shot 75 that stood out more. He got a bunch of bad breaks and things were not going his way, but he handled himself like a champion and never ranted and raved about the bad breaks and you couldn't even tell by his demeanor that he was having a bad day. It's going to be fun to follow this kids journey to the top of the pro ranks.

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Edited by 97speedster, 07 May 2018 - 08:59 AM.

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Driver: TaylorMade RBZ Tour Stage 2 (10.5 degrees)
Shaft: Fujikura SIX Tour Spec X
3 Wood: TaylorMade RBZ Tour Stage 2 (14.5 degrees)
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#2 heavy_hitter

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Posted 08 May 2018 - 11:15 AM

I know who Garrett is and have followed him for a few years because I live in the area.  From what I have been told he has a solid chance at the next levels.  While he is a great player, he is not the #1 ranked junior player in the world.  Not like it matters, because he is a very fine player and has a bright future in front of him.

Edited by heavy_hitter, 08 May 2018 - 11:16 AM.


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Posted 08 May 2018 - 01:05 PM

Yes, but is he a ringer?  LOL

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Posted 08 May 2018 - 02:16 PM

View PostAUSweeper, on 08 May 2018 - 01:05 PM, said:

Yes, but is he a ringer?  LOL

Ringer?  No.  Stud?  Yes.  This kid has a better chance than most.  He is also a great kid.

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