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Golf Player

Career description:

Golf players play golf for a living. Each player has their own experience in both the recreational and professional field, so a full description can not be provided. Golf is one of a few sports that is most often played both recreationally and competitively.

What it’s like:

Common duties:

  • In addition to walking and climbing hills, golf pros must sometimes carry heavy bags with clubs and other equipment
  • Eating cleanly and holding a healthy diet
  • Exercising regularly to maintain shape and fitness

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Baseball Pitcher, Baseball Player, Basketball Player, Golf Professional, Hockey Player, Major League Baseball Player, Minor League Baseball Player, Professional Athlete, Professional Golf Tournament Player, Race Car Driver