Born in San Diego - raised in Chicago's northern burbs. Lifelong Cubs, Bears fan - Chicago Sky fan. Member professional golf media since 1996; golf professional; freelance photojournalist. School - UW Madison; former Marketing Director-booking agent for pro athletes for speeches, appearances and promotional work; I love sports of all kinds and work with several groups that provide sporting opportunities for Chicago's inner city and under-served kids. Played tennis in high school and college - switched to golf for fun and then as a profession. Have been published in many national and regional sports publications - both words and photos. I believe in the power of sports to transform one's life both personally and professionally.