Golfer shares highly effective telephone name with dad after PGA Tour dream comes true
The American fell into the arms of his caddie and burst into tears after sinking his last qualifying putt on the Valspar Championship earlier than calling his dad to inform him the excellent news.
The guts-warming second of Visacki crying on the telephone to his father has since gone viral and has underlined simply how laborious the 27-year-old has needed to work.
It is fairly actually been a protracted highway for Visacki to get thus far. He is traveled over 100 thousand miles in his Honda Accord in pursuit of his sporting ambitions.
As a promising junior, he turned professional in 2014 however has since been struck by misfortune. He got here shut to creating his first lower in 2019 however missed out by one shot after his ball received caught in a tree.
He says that second almost crushed him, however with the help of his mother and father, he was capable of hold preventing.
“Simply lots of people surrender on their desires, most likely as a result of they can not afford it,” Visacki, who has labored a number of jobs and lived together with his mother and father to fund his dream, mentioned in a press convention Tuesday.
“However I have been fortunate sufficient to be with my mother and father and been capable of assist me out typically to maintain dwelling it.”
Now that he is certified, the brand new fan favourite could have the possibility to make an actual dwelling as knowledgeable golfer and has earned the appropriate to play by pure grit and willpower.
“I by no means as soon as considered quitting,” he added, in an emotional press convention. “I do know I’ve the sport to compete out right here and I by no means as soon as considered quitting. I mentioned, ‘I received to maintain going, I am not getting any youthful so simply carry on preventing.'”
This week’s Valspar Championship is being performed in Florida, US, and has a prize fund of $6.9 million.