Here is another excerpt from my book, The Bag Room, available on Lulu.com as an eBook. You can purchase a copy of the book from clicking on the link “Buy My Book” on the right side of this blog.
“A golf course is nothing but a poolroom moved outdoors.”
~Barry Fitzgerald, Going My Way
By the end of that summer I had been hired on part-time as a bag room attendant, thus ending my days as a caddy at Alvarton Country Club. Sure, I was still allowed to caddy if I wanted to on my days off, but I was making enough steady income (for a 16-year old at least) to keep my Blazer filled with gas and enough cash to goof off at night. Another job skill that I learned quickly from my days as a caddy was how to become the biggest kiss-ass I could possibly be in order to earn more tips than the other guy I was working with that morning. When added to my $7/hr wage, a good “tip day” would immediately bump that rate upwards of $15 to $16 dollars an hour. Needless to say, I was kissing a lot of ass. Read more about Excerpt from Adam’s Book: “The Bag Room” …