Can you imagine collecting over 5,000 books on golf – books that now have a total value of almost 1/2 million dollars and then giving them away? What a generous (or crazy) man. I love him!
And to think he’s from my town – Vancouver. Lucky UBC students having a donation like that. Makes me want to go back to school (NOT!!!) 😉 – I’m having too much fun playing rather than studying.
The sad part of this story is that Sam Martz’s wife never wanted to join him in his obsession. I say to her…”Your loss, dear!”. I love playing with Charles. He and I play all the time and there’s no one I’d rather play with. And given his enthusiasm on the course, I think he feels the same.
Thank you Sam! If you can’t beat an addiction, the next best thing is to share it, right?
WORK ON YOUR SWING AND YOUR PHD AT THE SAME TIME!
BY ADAM MCDOWELL
05 Sep 2007
If he so chooses, Sam Martz can whack enough golf facts in your direction that you will feel like one of those ball-collecting carts at a driving range. “There’s approximately 50 million players in the world and it’s growing like crazy,” says Martz… read more…
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