Learning a sport from one's father is a common theme that runs through families -- whether playing catch, shooting hoops, riding a bike or baiting a hook. But perhaps golf, more than any other sport, serves as the extension of the father-taught life lessons -- integrity, fairness and healthy competition. And the reasons may lie in the inherent roots of the game.
Fathers, Sons and Golf: The JourneyBy Randy O. Williams
Randy O. Williams has written for "Sports Illustrated," ESPN.com, "The Los Angeles Times," "Washington Post" and "The Hollywood Reporter," among other publications. He is the author of the book, "Sports Cinema — 100 Movies: The Best of Hollywood’s Athletic Heroes, Losers, Myths and Misfits."