"Looking for golfers doesn't make dating easier, but your options are better.
They're higher quality." Samantha learned to play golf when she was 14 and says that one of her first memories of the sport is going to the range with her mom.
It's smart for golfers to find someone who's a golfer."Samantha, a 26-year-old Californian-turned-New Yorker, agrees.
She received a message from a guy whose user name was a famous golf resort. Sitting across a table from a stranger in the corner of a dimly lit bar while forcing conversation over alcoholic beverages is hardly an ideal way to meet anyone.
The awkward pauses inherent in those conversations (and in any conversation) feel far less awkward outside and on a golf course, where a shared experience and outdoor stimuli provide for natural talking points.
Finally, I came across a photo I could connect with. That meant he'd seen my photos, too, and he was intrigued.
After mindlessly left-swiping through hundreds of mundane Tinder images (a left-swipe means, "Nope, I'm not interested"), I stopped at a photo of a guy standing on the seventh tee at Pebble Beach. I messaged him first: "Seventh tee at Pebble Beach!