Regardless of journey gaffe, this professional nonetheless in rivalry in Bermuda

Adam Schenk’s week in Bermuda did not get off to the beginning he’d hoped as he forgot his golf equipment at house. Nonetheless, he finds himself in rivalry.

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When Adam Schenk awoke Monday morning, he packed his garments, mentioned goodbye to his canine and walked out the door along with his spouse as he started his journey to the Bermuda Championship. This journey routine is a near-weekly affair for professional golfers, and Schenk isn’t any rookie. At age 30, he has been traversing the globe since he left faculty in 2015, and a lengthy day of journey is nothing new.

Nevertheless, on this present day, issues had been a little completely different. As Schenk made his closing walkthrough of the house, he left out one essential a part of the packing course of — loading up his golf equipment within the automotive.

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“We packed our automotive at 5 a.m. or so and we went inside to say goodbye to our canine, Bunker,” Schenk mentioned. “[I] walked proper previous the golf equipment that had been packed within the storage. Confirmed up on the airport and opened the trunk and so they weren’t there. My spouse and I checked out one another and like, nicely, I assume we’ve acquired to return.”

Professional golfers is likely to be journey professionals, however even they’ve the occasional snafu. This one simply occurred to contain forgetting crucial instrument for a golfer: the golf equipment.

To make issues worse, Schenk’s vacation spot isn’t precisely essentially the most simply accessible location on the PGA Tour schedule. Every day solely sees a couple of flights come and go from the tiny island, and Schenk (clearly) missed his.

“We had been in search of flights, which was a nightmare,” Schenk mentioned. “Clearly it’s powerful to get right here, not many flights out and in, however discovered a Jet Blue flight that acquired me right here Wednesday after which one opened up, a direct flight from Boston on Tuesday, so we ended up reserving that one.”

Thankfully for Schenk, his string of unhealthy luck ended there. After a delayed arrival, he opened the match in bogey-free trend, posting 63 on Thursday. He adopted it with a 66 in Spherical 2 that has him close to the highest of the leaderboard.

“No person’s ever finished that earlier than,” Schenk mentioned of the forgotten-clubs affair. “I imply, it was unhealthy. I assume possibly it occurs to everyone, I don’t suppose so, nevertheless it occurred to me.”

We will’t say for sure that no one’s ever forgotten their golf equipment at house on the way in which to a golf match, however we think about they didn’t observe it up with rounds of 63 and 66. Editor

Zephyr Melton is an assistant editor for the place he spends his days running a blog, producing and modifying. Previous to becoming a member of the group at, he attended the College of Texas adopted by stops with Group USA, the Inexperienced Bay Packers and the PGA Tour. He assists on all issues instruction and covers newbie and ladies’s golf.

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