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8-year-old girl from Massachusetts is running for the world golf championship

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Golf is a game of patience. Usually that’s rare with an 8-year-old, but Reese Hunsinger is not your typical child. The Somerset, Massachusetts girl enjoys arts and crafts, watching TV and playing with her friends, but she says playing golf is her favorite thing to do in the whole world. Next month, Reese will compete in the US Kids World Golf Championships in Pinehurst, North Carolina, home of the famous Pinehurst Resort, which has hosted multiple US Open, PGA Championship and Ryder Cup golf tournaments.” I am very excited, but also nervous because it is a very, very big tournament,” she said. Reese has been in golf clubs since they were older than her. Her father, Mike, is the head golf coach at Durfee High School in Fall River and is a former golf teaching professional. He is also Reese’s caddy and has shared the sport he loves with her daughter. which has led to great form and a good swing on shot after shot after shot. Mike Hunsinger said he tries to find that sweet spot between making sure her daughter has fun while doing the work necessary to get to the next level. I’ll just tell him, ‘Be honest. Are you having fun today? Am I being too harsh?’ And she’s like, ‘Yeah, I just don’t want you to talk today.’ And I won’t because I know she loves the game. She loves the game and the last thing I want to do is push her too hard.” Championship courses in the Pinehurst area. This year’s tournament will take place August 4-6.

Golf is a game of patience. Usually that’s in short supply with an 8-year-old, but Reese Hunsinger isn’t your typical kid.

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The Somerset, Massachusetts girl enjoys arts and crafts, watching TV and playing with her friends, but says playing golf is her favorite thing to do in the entire world.

Next month, Reese will compete in the US Kids’ World Golf Championships in Pinehurst, North Carolina, home to the famous Pinehurst Resort, which has hosted several prestigious golf tournaments, including the US Open. , the PGA Championship and the Ryder Cup.

“I’m very excited, but also nervous because it’s a very, very big tournament,” she said.

Reese has been around golf clubs since they were bigger than her. Her father, Mike, is the head golf coach at Durfee High School in Fall River and is a former golf teaching professional. He is also Reese’s caddy and has shared the sport she loves with her daughter.

“I think she started coming here around 3 1/2 or 4 years old,” said Mike Hunsinger.

Reese has been picking up parts of her father’s instruction, which has led to great form and a good swing on shot after shot after shot.

Mike Hunsinger said he tries to find that sweet spot between making sure his daughter has fun while also doing the work necessary to reach the next level.

“I’ll just say, ‘Be honest. Are you having fun today? Am I being too harsh?’ And she’s like, ‘Yeah, I just don’t want you to talk today.’ And I won’t because I know she loves the game. I love the game and the last thing I want to do is put too much pressure on her.”

The US Kids Gold World Championship welcomes golfers ages 5 to 12 each year to 10 championship courses in the Pinehurst area. This year’s tournament will take place from August 4-6.

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