Some years back, a fishing guide acquaintance of mine led pro golfers Tiger Woods and Mark O’Meara out on Oregon’s Deschutes River for a day of fly-fishing for steelhead. As my friend recounted this special day, it struck me that many golfers I know fly-fish — and vice versa. Perhaps it’s the outdoor setting, pitting man against obstacles (be they finicky trout or gaping bunkers). Perhaps it’s the similitude of the swinging/casting motion, and the fact that the ball and the fly go farther when you move smoothly…
Washington Post, 09/07/15. Read the full article ‘Fly-fishing and golf in County Mayo: You’re in for good craic‘.