He just really likes that he can talk to me about it."This sentiment is common among golfers who date other golfers.
Elizabeth and her man have now been dating for nearly three years.
Turns out she was the first and only person he ever messaged.
"Look at all these golfers," her mom told her, sweeping her index finger across the practice tee.
"These guys are nice, and they have manners." Over time, Samantha has learned that Mom was right.
Samantha competed at a Division I university, and he played for a Division III college.
"We talk about golf on every single date, but it doesn't dominate the conversation.It's a serious commitment."The rise of online dating has, among other things, made it easier for people to narrow down who they're looking for. "People think they might know what they need in a partner, but those needs can end up being quite superficial," Rhoades says. That said, I wouldn't consider golf a superficial quality, mostly because of the time commitment it demands.It's smart for golfers to find someone who's a golfer."Samantha, a 26-year-old Californian-turned-New Yorker, agrees.Jealous you've played there." He was stunned I could identify the hole.After a few messages back and forth (he was funny and sarcastic and wrote in full, grammatically correct sentences), we agreed to grab a drink.Golf, the only apparent thing we had in common, compelled us to transition from exchanging messages on a mobile-only dating app to clinking beers in real life.