Sports Writing is really just a way for me to unfurl other people's process and how we shoot for our dreams. These are as personal as the essays.
Redefining the Green--Tom Doak is a genius in the world of golf architecture. You don't have to know anything about golf to appreciate the way he has bucked every trend in the business to create a brand and a legacy.
Keep Moving--Before they were shut down, SB Nation did some really great stuff. I was happy to profile an old friend. Too bad he's out of coaching now.
Ground Down--Shelley Duncan was my Crash Davis in the summer of 2013, a heady veteran whose days were numbered. He was candid and admirable in this short piece I wrote for the Bull City Summer Anthology and The Paris Review.