Joe Birch is an anchor for Action News 5 at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 10 p.m. This is a special interest article he wrote for the community websites on wmctv.com called Your Neighborhood.
Once upon a time, I aspired to golfing glory.
Our regular foursome from Action News 5 would tee it up on Saturday mornings at legendary Mid-South golf courses such as Edmund Orgill Golf Club in Millington, Holiday Golf Club in Olive Branch or Stonebridge Golf Club in Lakeland.
My pals and I were weekend warriors, classic hacks of the first order. We’d have to finish conversations that started on a tee box at the green. There was little opportunity for communication on the fairways as we were rarely on those. More than likely, we’d be hunting errant shots in some woods to the right or along some deathly treacherous watery hazard to the left.