Smiles Fore Miles

Senior Maia Briggeman tells the story of how golf came into her life and the unexpected impact it made.

As a girl who’s laughed her way through life, Maia Briggeman (12) took on a new activity going into her freshman year to fill her free time but wasn’t necessarily planning on taking it seriously. She later realized that much of her time would go into her newfound love for this activity, and it would continue to fill her spare time for the rest of her high school career at Evanston Township in Chicago, Illinois. 

“I really just picked a random sport at the beginning of my freshman year. I don’t really like sports that much or balls that are coming at me, so I just thought, ‘Golf is cool, I guess.’ It started mostly as a joke because I was so bad. …
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