After round one of the RBC Canadian Open in July, it was Canadian Taylor Pendrith who was grabbing headlines. His monstrous drives and his “aw, shucks” attitude had won the crowd over. He’d go on to win Low Amateur.
Pendrith attributes his power to being a multi-sport athlete growing up, playing hockey and baseball. “I was a good hitter and I threw the ball pretty hard,” Pendrith explains. “It was really late when I figured out I could be pretty good at golf. I wanted to go to the States for baseball and get a scholarship because I was way better at baseball than I was at golf at the time.
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