Engaged in armadillo races.
Started working for the u s postal service as a young man . And somehow succecfully retired at the age of 63 .and now have time to play golf at my leisure. With my son of course that's special to me .
Introducing my grandson Gavin and granddaughter Emma to the game of golf and playing with them.
Attending the Masters Tournament
Years ago i was working 24/7. When i left that job i discovered something amazing. I had 3 kids at home. Instead of rushing back to 24/7 we moved to a better life & rediscovered life with my kids. Leaving that job was the best thing i ever did in my life
I won the biggest tournament in the south shore area a Haliifax Ma. fall menber guest and then leaving from there someone hit me head on and know put me in a wheelchair so know i'm waiting for a stem celll treatment so I can walk again and play golf
When my daughter uttered the words after my husband past away from cancer “mom,so glad you are involved with golf. It’s given you a true purpose”
Birth of my daughter - that was the amazing fereeling
Winning the Club Championship at Overlook, because Jim didn’t play
It was great to meet the U.S. Open Champion and shake his hand. Watching him hit the ball 3 feet from the pin at the 17th at Sawgrass!!
I taught GED classes - I had a student who came in testing at the 1st grade level. Two years before I retired, it became evident the classes would be discontinued. I vowed he would pass his GED test before I retired. He was myat student to test & PASS!
The day my kids made it home safe from Afghanistan. Best feeling ever!!!
The day I learned I won a four year scholarship to Columbia University
freak accident at senior tour q school in 2008..after recuperating from neck surgery..i was struck in a cart on the first practice round by a pro from alabama..tried a different route and passed my P.A.T. at disney on july 15th 2015...still a 5 handicap
Converted the largest African American owned bank OneUnited Bank to a whole new network called SDWAN saving the customers and the bank millions.
My husband is the manager of Poplar Meadows Country Club. In 2014 we had the chance to play golf with Frank Nobilo at Old Palms in West Palm Beach, and we were also his guests for a day at the Honda Classic. This was the trip of a lifetime for us!
I started working at a new start up private school and was promoted from office manager to executive assistant within months of being hired. It gave me the opportunity to really put my skills and knowledge to work to make the school more sustainable.
When I got my first order of 1000 Buggy Civers on the first day of the PGA Show from Golf Day magazine and knew I had something big with The Buggy Cover and clubpro.com.
My proudist moment was when my service puppy in training was matched with her client as a Hearing Dog and graduated from the program. I took her out on weekend socialization trips for about a year. Her grateful client had waited 6 years for her!
Track cycling champ, Aruba, Lago Sport Park, 15 mile race.
Our moment started on June 11, 2018. My son Joshua who is an elite junior golfer broke his femor falling off a motorbike. He was devastated. Tournament Golf gone. Would he play competitively Again. After 6 months of rehab the attached video proves it.
My moments have always been when helping my clients achieve their moment.
When my son was 3 we were watching Ernie at Pebble beach and there was dead silence while he was putting and when he missed the putt everyone went ahh and my little boy who is a special needs child shouted out try again Ernie
On 8/28/1963, when I was a 16-year-old about to start my senior year in high school, I went to Washington ,D.C. to march with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I am in the crowd standing to the left of the Reflecting Pool.
Since 2005, I have solely owned and operated a Personal Assistant Company, specializing in elder care. There is no greater joy than what I receive from clients everyday. This couple both have dementia and seeing them enjoy life has truly been special.
Nothing will ever top the day I married my soulmate but buying my first set of clubs will be a close 2nd. Today I now own my first set of custom fit clubs and have found a true love for the game that has me longing to travel around play golf.
Paris Eiffel tower
getting instruction from hank haney
Graduation from the US Naval Academy with representative photo of the Midshipman Brigade
I like golf and Paris I think trip to Paris to watch the Rynder cup would be chance of life time.
I’m 50 years old, became a Cosmetologist 3 years ago and now along with that I’m a Fugitive Recovery Agent.
My moment will happen in May 2019. At the age of 50, I will graduate with a Doctorate in Information Systems and Communication.
The best moment in my life was when I met my wife Melody and later went into business together. The worst moment was when we lost Melody to depression.
With 20 years in and around the automotive collision, wholesale auction industry I struggled to find my place. After much hard work, I was able to land the job I wanted with the top tier auto manufacturer. This job has changed my family's life!
Golf team lifelong friends and memories. The picture shows the our high school golf team in 1970. I lam the one who looks like "Hermie" from the movie 1944. Team golf experience = success in my life: friends, relationships and business!
I was a single mom with 2 small children working 2 jobs. Struggling to support my children, one day I watched a guy fix a laptop. I asked how he got started. I went back to school using my tax refund and 18 years later I'm a Director of IT!
Teaching adults how to read. People who come from different t countries. And inner city youth need a second chance in life.
Being accepted into grad school in my mid-40s, you discover life is just beginning when you felt it was starting to slow down--and Johns Hopkins no less! Here's to new beginnings, adventures and constant growth.
My biggest success in my career as an 18 year property manager is that I am able to for the first time in my life provide for my girls. I'm able to pay for college. I am also able to support my husband with the ability to be his own boss.
In 1973, my brother David and my mom Sally and I, rode across the USA on horseback...2900 miles. Maryland to Oregon. Lifetime achievement! Horses have provided passion and a lifetime of work and wonderful opportunities for us all...Olympics too.
I needed an author photo for my first book as a professor of politics in 1973, and a student took this one for me.
My wife and I were married 44 years ago today! Still crazy after all these years!
In 1974 I was hired on a movie being made locally, by an unknown,scared, Hollywood director who actually had no script & a tiny budget. I was set construction foreman. The movie was a rolling challenge catastrophe. I helped the Director succeed on JAWS.
After 17 years as an enlisted man I went back to college and got a degree. I was able to get an age waiver and get commissioned and was probably he oldest second Lt in the Air Force. Ended up making Major before I retired. A total change at middle age.
I've begun to create my own skin care and hair care beauty products. This is something I'd never imagined and now I've been able to accomplish it.
I had dreamed for years of becoming a professional harpist. Having invested much time and money in purchasing an instrument and taking lessons, I was able to provide harp music for my brother’s wedding. It was a very special family occasion.
I’m working on my startups by building up a Chinese-American Brand for multi-purpose of fashion combines tech athletic (sports/active) wear clothing line by using regenerate resources. I’m passionate sports, music, art, foodies, love wine, cooking!
Getting my first record deal!
Promoted to Process and Industrial Engineering Supervisor, without an Engineering degree. Had great process and product knowledge, and and great people skills.
When I was presented with my first job offer starting my professional career after college.
When I was 22 - already the mother of two babies - I decided if I could just win $10K on a game show - I. Pull move my babies out if Los Angeles to Oregon in search of a better life... in Fall of 1979 - I did just that! Went on Password - won $10,700 -!!!
Secured an office outside of my home.
After one year of taking a promotion to operations manager, I was physically drained. I learned to relax by hanging out with my sons at the beach. I completely disconnected and gained new perspective on managing myself as well as my team.
In 1981 I won the NCAA ll National Golf Championship . This came after losing by a shot in the 1980 National tournament and finishing as runner up. After finishing as runner up you wonder if you’ll ever get back to being in that position . I did ! USA !
When my children born every time it feels like god give me a very special gift, actually a very precious gift. My family is my treasure and I will do whatever it take to keep them safe and happy.
Successfully defending my thesis to earn my PhD. It was the most nerve wracking but also the proudest moment of my life.
Winning the Tennessee State Father/Son Golf tournament with my father. I shot 65 in the 2nd round
When I was elected to membership in the PGA of America as a class A member!!
I took over the family cow/calf operation. The first year I weaned calves at small 325lbs weaning weight. It took about three years to change that number to around 450lbs. The right management plan and genetics will add weight which equals dollars!!
Sold a million dollar job in 1984 that made me. It was late on a desultory Friday afternoon in Manhattan....when the call came. It changed my life and the lives of a number of people I out company.
I started a new computer consulting business in the mid 1980's. One of the things I did was to create a web site on web.com and a user email. It was a very successfull time to help my business grow.
After a lifetime of playing the piano professionally, I was asked to back up Chuck Berry live. I met him five minutes before showtime. Though I’d already starred in shows and been nominated as a songwriter for an Emmy award, this was a gratifying moment.
After years of struggling to make it as a screenwriter- and as a woman in pre-#metoo Hollywood, I decided to create my own opportunity. I wrote and directed a short film that's now been nominated for five awards and will premiere at a festival in LA
Playing with my 15 year old son, I aced the 13th at Saddlebrook's Palmer Course. Two days later in a lesson round he aced the same hole after he pulled my club from my bag. No pix.
My biggest moment. Was I. 2011 when u started playing golf. I started with a 18 handicap. Work my way till now 2018 and now improved 2.2 index. I dreamed of playing and becoming a PGA precessional. It will come soon in good hands.s. God bless.
For 5 years i worked at a small kiosk in a local mall, and heard through a coworker the owner of the company was considering selling. I had an interest in running a small business, the classic american dream, and talked it over with him. I run it now!
I was just starting out in photography and I met this French woman who worked for one of the largest malls and she hired me and changed my life. With this job I was able to start my business and have been in it ever since.
I was blessed to take pictures of Florence Flo-Jo Griffith-Joyner at the 1988 USA Olympic Trials. The picture is of the 100 meters World Record, 10.49. The Record still stands today and it started my photography business. ARJWAY Photo. Thanks for the opp!
My big moment was when I got a promotion from an intern to a HR Generalist. I was the 1st one to go to college and it paid off. I was making 45k/yr which was more money then anyone in my family had ever made. 10 yrs later, US HR MGR! Hard work, pays off!
I was an agent in the music business and I booked Branford Marsalis to open and play with The Grateful Dead on New Years Eve 90-91. I also flew from Boston toSan Fransisco for the show
I work in education, and the proudest moment of my career was an afternoon toward the end of the school year. A small group of my second graders approached me with sweet and colorful notes of gratitude!! I knew then I was making a real difference!
In 1980 I started working at Trojan Heat Treat Co. in Homer Michigan, I was one of 3 employees. With 5 daughters to raise I worked diligently and within 10 years became president of a company with 50 employees. Now at 71 I am working and enjoying life!
It was September 1991 when together with a Duth partner we opened a shipping office in Houston, Texas and leased our very first ocean going cargo ship to carry a load of oilfield equipment from Houston to the oilfields in the North Sea.
Opened a family business: leveraged my truck (from a junkyard) as collateral. Hired my introverted sister as the accounting genius (why we are still in business 26 years later) it's given us some flexibility on raising kids (in between the 60-80 hours)
established C&C Enterprises, Inc.
I played on the Indiana university of Pennsylvania golf team and James Flanagan (from Glasgow, Scotland) also played on our team and one summer he invited us to play a few of the best british open courses such as; St. Andrews, carnoustie and royal troop.
I was awarded direct marketer of the year in my company at a wonderful event culminating the celebration of an excellent, most successful marketing program I had managed. We were celebrating in Hawaii
My first geology project after graduating college. I was the first person to graduate college from my family. This huge plug of gneiss rock was pulled out of the ground from a depth of thirty feet to make way for a cell tower. Great memory.
I take care of disabled people. It's fullfiling job. I am happy doing it. when my client is happy I'm happy too
Taste of Victory
Furyk shares his first professional win with his father
A Gamble in Vegas
A great shot early in Furyk's career builds his confidence
My best career moment was the day I married my unbelievable wife Kirsten, 25 years ago this October. She has supported me through the highs and lows of my career and is a constant reminder of my greatest success. Photo of our 25th anniversary gift.
My sons Make A Wish was to play golf with Fred Couples. Since that time my business has held fund raising events for cancer kids charities. Fred Couple's generosity to my terminal sons request and making that day special will never be forgotten.
Broke80 for first time.
When I was in junior year, I didn't get on the varsity soccer team. I was crushed. But I had to think—do I try out next year? The moment I decided to take the risk that I might be heartbroken again made me who I am today. I got on varsity the next year.
I got to hold the Stanley Cup!
In 1994 I started Tutu.Com. The internet was brand new and everyone thought I was crazy. Without the inernet, I would not have been able to spend the last 24 years growing this wonderful business. We make costumes and sell supplies to ballet companies
A Gamble in Vegas
A great shot early in Furyk's career builds his confidence
When I joined forensics (speech and debate), my life completely changed. I gained professional skills, drive, courage, and a community of dedicated deep thinkers. Unexpectedly, I now work full time for a debate nonprofit and coach speech on the side!
I used to not feel anything all the time. I always wanted to be in love, I've always wanted to connect, but I was unable to. Then, one day, someone opened the door. His eyes were my favorite shade of green and my heart for the first time in my life, beat.
My band Jimmie's Chicken Shack was about to get signed to Elton John's Rocket Records. WHFS radio had a charity golf tournament and asked me to be a part of it. We played at Avenel and this pic was on the cover of USA Today captioned "Duffer Jimi Haha".
One of the best moments of my life was not when I was asked to head up production for Sesame Street. It was not one I had it up production of the A&E cable networks. It was not even when I created BIOGRAPHY. It was when my triplet boys were born
Playing Memorial Park Golf Course, Houston, Texas. Normally 18 handicapper. Living a dream. Two gentlemen that I played the front nine with quit after nine holes. I finished 18 and shot 78. Lowest score ever for me. No one to witness celebrate with!
not I came up with this brilliant idea to quit my job and start my architectural firm with my wife due to deliver our third child any day. Let’s just say it was a tough first year for the whole family especially with my first client refusing to pay.
23 years ago I found my soul mate
In 1990, I began working with John Denver in his environmental organization, Windstar. In 1995, I got to sing back up for him until he died in 1997, after playing a round of golf in N. CA, in a plane crash. It was definitely a highlight in my career.
Easy. After getting an invitation from a close friend I got to spend 20 minutes with Mr Arnold Palmer.
Sold my Long Distance Co., TWT, to a public co., ISGI,
I was the first in my family to go to college, and had a dad who always made things up to appear smarter, since he could never afford to go. I vowed to get the highest degree I could and the day I received my Ph.D. was a proud moment for my whole family.
My husband started this small business. After his death my family asked me to take it over. I am now on 23 years!!!! I have published three books on soapstone carving! We sell sculpture quality stone to carve!!
We started Ocean Master, the company which built the neon lime fins seen here in this Netflix film, Vegas Vacation (1997), starring Chevy Chase. Thrilled to see the product 20 years after inception.
, A 84 friend of mine ask me to come help him , I was going through some hard times , he said all he could pay is $40 a day mon- Friday ,$200 hundred a week, 2 years later he passed, and I bought it from his daughter, 20 year's later I'm still here
Major risk leaving killer Corporate job to pursue my Grandfather's experiment & eliminate world air pollution via Harmonic Electro-Catalytics. My Grandfather, Oleg Yadoff, was a brilliant scientist and the world's most decorated intelligence officer.
Marrying my wife Alina in 1998.
I always aspired to write. As a boy I filled notebooks with poems and stories. I lamented that a had not been a writer. I had no notion of the life ahead of me and what I needed to experience. But, I was born a writer and life led to that discovery.
I played golf at Pebble Beach during the US Amateur with my Uncle Robert skee He was the 1947 US Amateur winner so he went back to give a speech to the amateurs. I took he and his wife s Ashes and spread his ashes on hole 7 where he won the Amateur.
Received an award for being a volunteer of the year in the San Francisco Bay area. Received letter from Senators Finestein and Boxer, legislators, mayors and a write up in the San Jose Mercury news.
Taking the first book order, gingerly packing it up like a child going off to camp. Feeling a twinge of wrongness that someone would pay for something so precious. After all, the books of my childhood are still a piece of my heart.
My most interesting time was attending the 50th Anniversary of China. In the grand stands watching an amazing parade of Universities, Colleges, Technical schools March in precision and the military. A million people March per hour thru Tanaminen Sq.
After 25 years of successful corporate consulting I was able to transition my consulting practive to helping businesses go green and build a sustainable future for our children and grandchildren.
My very first year as a professional sales executive was 2000 I was a fundraising consultant and helped schools raise money for trips and classroom needs. I won #1 sales executive And I has inspired me every year since that I can teach my goals
I've had do many in my life and I am blessed. It's so hard to pick one. I believe my best is yet to come. But I feel that my hole in one at incline mountain course with Don Steele17th hole. He was more excited than I was. We've been friends since. .
I had the privilege to caddy in the Pro-Am at the Mercedes-Benz classic with you Jim and Mike the year you won the classic that was one of the best times in my life the other is that I shot a 77 at the age of 58 for the first time
We purchased our first hotel in toppenish Washington and we worked very hard
Playing Crescent Hill Golf Course, in Louisville, KY, with 3 buddies. On the Par 3 8th hole, I think it was playing 129 yds that day. My tee shot landed on the left fringe pin high. I chipped my 2nd shot, hit low on the stick and dropped in! I was hooked!
My own boss again! Setting up my Jewerly Appraisal business in my home/office
Being hired and then working for 17 years for the most remarkable person that i have known.
When Doubleday told me they wanted to publish my first book. I gave it to a friend to read. He showed it to his boss. Next, I received a call from Doubleday's chief editor. They wanted it. It is now in 5 languages and in school curriculums.
I was in the PGA apprenticeship program and had the chance to attend the masters practice rounds, I’ve and my best friend sold everything of value to go. On day 1 we ran into my hero Buffalo Bill Casper Jr. We talked for an hour, best day of my golf life.
I traveled to Paris for an integration project.
Watching our oldest son,emerging from a hospital birthing room, with a tear in his eye, “ It’s a boy!”
My brother brot me a scarf from paris france andbi would luv go there
The summmer of 2002 when we recieved our first order from a custme that found our website.
I had 4 closings in a week, there are 5 business days in a week, and that's my 2nd year in my Real Estate career!
The Crowning Moment
Reflections on winning a major tournament on the PGA Tour
A showdown on the final hole of the FedEx Cup propels Furyk to victory
OTHER HALF AND I BOTH DREAMED OF OPENING A RESTAURANT EVER SINCE WE WERE LITTLE KIDS (WAY BEFORE WE MET) .AND WAS OUR DREAM FOR THE 1ST TEN YEARS TOGETHER...OUR DREAMS CAME TRUE IN 2003.
My wife was pregnant and my dad was dying from cancer. My son Dante was born 3 months early at 1 lb 15 oz. I know his rush was to meet grandpa. My son being born THAT early to meet grandpa was my best moment. Hopefully we can have that 3some in heaven
Helping Bobby Bettinardi to design the Baby Bee/Baby Ben for Jim Furyk that won the 2003 US Open at Olympia Fields with the putter I helped to design.
Marrying the love of my life . She was 34 and I was 39 and neither of us had been married before . Weber on a blind date . Footnote, our daughter was born in June during the US Open . All three of us were born on the 16th
My big moment came at 24 yrs old, with the birth of my first child. My wife, then girlfriend, and I were struggling in life. I was scared to death, but seeing my daughter for the first time ignited a strong, entrepreneurial spirit in me! Thank you, Mads!
As a new real estate agent I once prayed with my clients for a good outcome. The next day a home came up for sale and we were the first to arrive. The seller told us he prayed for a good buyer. Turns out we had both prayed at exactly the same time-7 pm.
Fear of becoming an entrepreneur can be crippling but after closing myself in a room and listing my strengths an weaknesses I discovered a existing love for fashion I left job security and landed Dwayne Johnson.
When my business got of the ground and I really felt like a "real" Business Owner
In 2000, I had moved to Las Vegas to work as a casino dealer. Four years later, I had been promoted to casino floor supervisor . I had not any interest in sports betting.However, I won the $100K “Pic The Pros” football grand prize in 2005.
Although my wife didn't play golf when we would vacation she would ride/drive the golf cart with me. She did know the etiquette of the game, she would tend the flag stick when I would putt . Sad to say our twosome broke up last year with her passing.
When my Board of Directors sent my wife and I to Israel all expenses paid.
As a kid, and aspiring entrepreneur, I visited Friendship Fountain in my hometown and thought the fountain and the city back drop would be a perfect location to introduce my future business to the city. Twenty years later I took that photo!
It's simple. The biggest moment of my life is the day I met my wife
I've always dreamed of traveling out of the country and the opportunity allowed me to travel to Africa to sing for president museveni, I was so emotional and they wanted me to stop crying so I could take the photo without the tears (Big Baby). 😇
I had the honor and privilege to help plan Jim and Tabithas wedding while working at Handke' s Cuisine. This was a highlight of the many events I have planned ! We also did the rehearsal dinner at the restaurant. It was a very special weekend !
I had just left a fortune 100 company and wanted to start my own consulting firm, www.vanirconsulting.com. VANIR represents norse gods and I chose that name in honor of my Norwegian mother who had passed away in 2005.
Starting in the Office Products business as a salesperson February 16, 1987 was the beginning of of my career in OP. November 30 2006 I bought the company introducing eCommerce and acquisitions allowing us to triple our revenue in 10 years.
man of deep integrity is every aspec’. He taught all of us to play golf and enjoy golf and play it honestly. We miss him as he died of Parkinson’s.
Being a full time musician, one of my biggest moments was to be inducted into the Long Island music hall of fame with Little Anthony and the Imperials. I also had the luxury of performing with them that night to the likes of many celebrities.
Being the coach of 18 state tournament appearances for the Valley High School Boys golf team each one special in its own way the first one state championship was the best though
The greatest moment in my life was the first time I saw the daughter that my wife and I would adopt! I saw her enter the room we were in at the orphanage. She was 2 yo. She ran towards me, sat in my lap with her heart beating 100 times a minute!
I was selected as Principal of the Year for Gaston County Schools and I was first runner up for Regional Principal of the year! I was awRded a Honda Accord to drive for an entire year with free service from the dealership!
Just finished working one of my first public artworks, a big aluminum sculpture for St. Cloud, MN.
The day we opened our pet store business.
I will never forget the moment my company's website was launched. I had gotten all the other important things that come with opening your own business but it wasn't until I launched our website that it felt exciting & real.
TryingToConceive.com was my contribution to the world after suffering multiple miscarriages. Just helping countless couples around the world conceive made my heart and soul smile but so did being a finalist for “International Business Woman of the Year.”
launching apparel business in paradise - working with friends in Dominican Republic to sell high end clothing.
12/29/08 I married my best friend. Through 2 other marriages, ups and downs, we will celebrate 10 years married! That will be my proudest moment that a few months ago we never thought we would see. I was very sick and she was right there with me!
Caddying for Michael Gerbich with Henrik Stenson in 20008 Omega Dubai Classic.
In 2008, the construction company I was a partner in for 22 years was struggling. I separated and started my own consulting and construction management company during the downturn and thankfully found success. I’ve been in business and doing well since.
I won a major international contract in Shenzhen where I learned to play golf at the Mission Hills G.C. World Cup Course, the first Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course in China. We love watching golf.
Serving the people of the US as a US Army JAG Officer
My company was the 1st female/minority owned "PHARMACEUTICAL" packaging company in the US. As a result of attending Africa Health, we will become the 1st minority/female owned in Africa. Our brand is global: Mideast (Dubai/New Delhi) & China.
Winning the most prestigious class at the Akita National Specialty Bred-by-Exhibitor class. Nothing is more rewarding in breeding dogs to have bred and shown the winner of this class. Many hours go into conditioning and training for this competition.
After days of fishing on a rock for giant trevally using large whole octopus for bait, in the early dawn of the 4th day my reel started screaming out line. After an hour fight from land, I landed her & was able to have a quick pic taken before her release
Biggest moment of my career was when I retired from active duty military after 21+ years. Fortunately for me, I am able to continue my service to our country as a civilian. Over 30+ years of service to this great nation. USA! USA! USA!
Got diagnosed with MS 2001 thought I couldn't play golf anymore guess what I did
Being the Retired Peace Officer in the Texas Legislature.
I was golfing at Wedgewood Golf Course in Omro WI with my best friend and I got a hole in one on hole number 9. The date was 9/09/2009. I was so excited to have this moment with my best friend as it was my first hole in one.!
This photo was taken when I first arrived to the US in Fall 2009. I didn’t realize it then, but this life-changing move will have rewarded me with numerous opportunities during my time here. I’ve grown, learned, and changed in countless positive ways.
I'm taking the ball from out of the #12 hole at Shoreline Country Club in Carter Lake, Iowa after recording my first ace while playing golf. The ball went in on the fly. The hole was the last place we looked. This is my best moment in golf.
born lower part of heart missing .. congestive hear failture,Our grandaughter survived open hear surgery just 6 months old and is now a happy thriving little girl who makes everyone smile with her now infectious personality. Addy has Downs Syndrome ...
My wife had cancer but somehow able to have a child, though a difficult pregnancy,we had a healthy boy. At 2 we were told he had Autism & most likely wouldn’t talk. My wife fought for him & the day he spoke was the best day for all of us.
A petrified marine forest. The jagged graveyard, exposed in winter is, in time, again hidden beneath the sands, giving way to summer. A metaphor for the success of my journey powering through massive insider embezzlement to a new, and prosperous, season.
A showdown on the final hole of the FedEx Cup propels Furyk to victory
Nine days after losing my job, I opened my yoga studio, during the recession, in the grass seed capital, In Oregon. I was a single mom with no back up plan. Eight years later we’ve expanded twice. That one moment turned into a million moments.
Passed my exam to become a professional engineer
At the Wachovia in Charlotte, my wife and I were alone at hole 11 as a ball came zinging thru the trees, we didn’t know who hit it so we walked over right beside the ball and waited. Turned out to be Phil and bones. What a thrill to hear their shot plan.
Phil is my fave golfer, I was standing behind Phil on the ropes, at my first Masters, on 13, when he hit this famous shot. Back then they didn’t allow cell phones so this USA Today image is my favorite memory
Going from losing my job at the end of 2009 to hosting a clinic with one of my idols. Since joining The First Tee, I’ve been able to introduce golf to hundreds of thousands of children in my community. From the lowest low to the highest high! Go USA!!!!!!
On October 3, 2010. I have the privilege of officiating my sons wedding. He and his beautiful wife, Andy, have given us 3 precious grandgirls and lots of awesome memories. On September 1,2018, I’ll have the pleasure of officiating my daughters wedding.
Opening my own business in 2010! Scary but it has worked out well!
When we opened our equine training business. It was my childhood dream to work with Horses.
With the assistance of register.com I was able to start my first profitable business. Costlessinsurer.com was a web based insurance company. It was one of the best things which happened to my career. Now, working on capital to start insurance franchise.
The day I became a Mom. I became a first time Mom in December 2011. I gave birth to identical twin boys. We were blessed again with the birth of another little boy in 2015. These boys have changed my world, my heart and my life forever.
The biggest moment in my life was the birth of my first and only grandson.
When my son Sean came home and told his father and I he wanted to serve our country!
My daughter and I at the US Open in Maryland. !!!
Courage at age 40 to start college. Teaching certificate, masters & rank I by age 51. Worked full time & raised 4 awesome children. Never missing their school activities. Picture: my students with disabilities on an overnight trip to Camp Crooked Creek.
I decided to change careers and move to a new city. It was a great moment when I landed my first job in the new city!
I always wanted to be an actor. In my late forties I launched my career and I ended up on a tv show opposite one of my favorite actors Steve Buscemi. This was a magical moment.
I was the first woman in my family to go to college. I earned my BFA in Design. I then started my own design business, and appeared on 2 HGTV shows. I was then offered my own line of window coverings branded with my name. Here's that first check!
When I became a mom.
After loosing almost everything with a bad business partner. I decided to buy a GNC Franchise in 2012. The day I took over my first store will be a day I will always remember. It opened a new door to my life. Opened my 3rd store September 1, 2017.
My biggest moment is having my 2 kids that l love so much. I always wanted to be Dad but had no idea it would be as amazing as it is. Best job ive ever had
1st grandsons first Christmas!!!!
The day I got married! 3 weeks prior to our wedding, 4 weeks before she graduated from me school, and 6 weeks before we moved to Charleston, SC she was diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic melanoma. She has been my inspiration ever since.
While in China playing golf decided to hit golf balls off Thr Great Wall, which I doubt many people have done,
My career has always included participating in charitable events ... back in 2012 I was able to support Cancer for College. This organization changes lives for families battling cancer. In addition to raising valuable funds, I win a cowbell from Will.
I was out of work for 26 months and a friend recommend me for a job without my knowledge, it saved my home.
I was found not guilty of felony cultivation and posession and got to open my medical marijuana business. I set precedense in the State and the County.
I was the freight manager of a small dollar store ($2M) and after working hard with my team we won what's called Top Gun (an award for highest quarter sales) three quarters in a row. We beat out stores in our district who were four times as big as us!
My first puppy
A big moment for me would be the time I went to the beach with my dad. A year before he passed away unexpectedly and it was just the two of us. Growing up I never got to spend much time with him because of work, which made this moment so special for me.
An Unbelievable Score
Furyk ties the record for the lowest round of golf ever on the PGA Tour
Connecting With Web.com
Building Furyk's website, digital presence, and social media
The moment I launched the Irish Spring Legend of You Campaign. It pushed us over a million followers organically and it was entertaining. Also, it appeared on Jimmy Kimmel live!
The moment I met Gus Bradly and took my picture with him holding the Jaguars Season Ticket Holder poster I was on.
Seeing my son and Blind golfer, Patrick, meet Jim Furyk after a practice round at the US Open at Merion was a favorite moment. Jim could not have been nicer or more generous with his time. Just a classy special moment my son still brings up. Thanks Jim!
My golf moment was when I got to meet the king mr. Arnold Palmer at Bay Hill Country Club and he was everything that I had heard him to be genuinely nice had a conversation took photos and he even sign my Master'sand hat
At 55, after my son’s death from leukemia, I cycled 1,076 miles in 14 days from Land’s End to John O’Groats and raised $20,000 for the local Chidren’s Hospital Cancer Clinic and the BSA. After I played St. Andrew’s Old Course. lejogbike.blogspot.com
The day I purchased the car I’ve wanted since I was a kid. My 1969 Dodge Charger R/T.
I snuck backstage on a whim to meet my absolute favorite person, Sufjan Stevens. We had a long conversation about a lot of things and it was so worth the 13 year wait! It was a dream come true, I walked on air after I left.
My last breast cancer chemo. Since then I have lost 125 pounds and started a design fashion business. Overcoming cancer 3 times made me determined to live life and be successful. I now help others succeed and share hope.
When we were featured on the cover of our industry magazine
Being chosen as MonarchCare’s recipient of Transforming Lives award. The board selected me as the CPA professional assisting those less fortunate through my connections in various nonprofit organizations.
My only hole in one. Happened 2 weeks after my dad passed away. Sent this picture to my older brother who I always looked forward to playing golf with when he was in town. Unfortunately he passed away 2 weeks after this photo was taken.
Taking Bronze at the Czech Hockey Challenge Cup representing North America in Prague Czech Republic
I presented my paintinh to Chuck & Gena Norris! While reading the desc. he leaned in to see my busi. card, I turned & said, “that’s my card”, & he said, “that’s smart!” & jokingly, I SMACKED Chuck Norris’s arm! & said, “C’mon, Chuck!” (Pic on right)
Making a Positive Impact
Giving Furyk’s Foundation a platform to help more people in need
Chairing and Launching the very first design week in the west of Ireland
Working the first tee of the Masters and watching the big three tee off 10 ft away and greeting them as they walked into tee.
On June 8, 2014 my husband was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. Since that time he has had countless surgeries and endless rounds of chemo. He never gets down. He always has a positive attitude despite not being able to go out in the sun this summer.
The phone rang. After years of collegiate research and writing, I almost didn’t accept the offer to write a biography. The book has changed my life and reconnected me with humanity past, present, and future. And it has golf!
Investing in a fashion house in L.A.
This photo maybe the highlight of a 45 year teaching career. My first dual enrollment Calculus 3, and 1st in FL. with the best kids ever. I made those shirts for them before they all went on to upper division at the best colleges in the US. Je les aime.
I began my career as a singer/songwriter, but life as a working army wife and mom reordered my timing. More than 30 yrs later I co-wrote & produced a 90-min national broadcast honoring Billy Joel as the Gershwin Prize winner. You only fail when you quit.
My moment was when I was able to carry on and run my business I've owned since 1998, when my husband of 48 years passed and had helped with the business and escorted many groups on great travels. I've proven I can accomplish what I set my mind to.
Reaching 100 pound weight loss was a moment I will never forget!
In 2014 things were not going well, I took a big risk and moved to China to teach, it was the best decision I’ve made. I’ve continued to work in education since then. I’m so glad I took the risk, in doing so I found what I wanted to do with my career.
At 44 y.o. I decided to change careers & entered a 1 yr M.A. program in education. Midway through I was dx with breast cancer. Mastectomy, chemo, delay of game. Resumed, finished school and at 45 got my own first grade classroom!
Starting a new job 5 years ago I was overwelhelmed. Instead of looking for a new job I put my faith in Jesus Christ and he led me to peace. The job is much better now after new management came in.
In Vietnam, I lost men who were like Brothers & sustained injuries resulting in 2.5 years in the hospital. During this time a visit from golfer Billy Casper inspired me & gave me a will to live. For 50+ years I have taught success, despite adversity!
Graduating from Lipscomb University with my Master of Human Resources degree. I had been diagnosed with breast cancer and completed my first chemotherapy, and my masters cohort gave me these boxing gloves and supported me throughout my fight.
WHEN I MET JIM FURYK AND TOMMY GAINEY IN PERSON AND TOOK A PICTURE WITH THEM!!!
When I realized that my family business could turn 100 years old if I could keep running it just the way my Grandmother taught me.
11/12/2014, the day I was promoted to Fire Chief for the City of Phoenix, AZ. The largest Fire Department a female Fire Chief was and still is leading in the Fire Service. I am very blessed to be afforded the opportunity to lead a dept. the size of PHX.
My big moment was when I found out that 2 of the tv shows I created got picked up nationally! American Car Prospector on Discovery International, and Extrem Auto Hunters on Velocity Channel! It was awesome. I live in a very small town in Iowa!
I installed my first golf course satellite box
When I finally became and Aunt after waiting for 14 years.
In 2015, holed out from the fairway for an eagle to qualify for the US Amateur.
I made a 12ft bogie putt in the final round of a member-guest in alternate shot to win the tournament by 1 stroke. Me and my best friend won the net division and are now on the clubhouse board for life as President Cup Champions.
After battling liver disease since a young child my liver gave out in early 2015. I needed a transplant and was put on a waiting list. Against all odds, my wife Diane was a perfect match for a living donor. My life is now restored and ready for Paris!
my moment was taking a leap of faith starting my own business. Next month will be 3 years that I’ve been in business! I set aside fears of failure and things that could go wrong and focused on the bigger picture!
Spending the week in a South Korea for the 2015 Presidents Cup and talking to you on the 2nd Tee box during practice around about your wrist injury and recovery and watching USA dominate.
Winning a green jacket was the biggest win of my life. Me and my brother put on a golf outing every year and the winner goes home with a replica Masters Green Jacket. Winning it gave me just a glimpse of what it would be like to win the real thing.
My biggest moment is when I became a New York State Trooper. Becoming a part of one of the best police agencies in the country.
I was golfing with friends on July 10th, 2015. I was not having a particularly good round when we came to the 9th hole. I took out my 4 hybrid and swung away. It disappeared when it landed in the green and rolled into the hole! That was a good day!!
My friend and I were playing golf about the 3rd anniv. on my father's death. I was playing awful. We came to the 17th a Par 3. After I teed the ball I looked to the skies and said Dad, "I hope you are watching because I could use your help.A hole in one.
On the return trip home from visiting my son in Alexandria, VA, my wife insisted that I play at the Longaberger Golf Club in celebration of my 60th Birthday. Amazingly, Fluff allowed me to play with him! He treated me as if he was my personal caddie!!!
I played with and won $20 from Padraigh harrington! This is the kind of winning mindset the US will need in Paris!
After living in Orlando for most of my life. I went to my first Daytona Race. I took my first born daughter who is now grown. A memory for a lifetime
When I received this 114 yr old rifle from my dad (Vietnam vet who suffered from PTSD) It was purchased by his great grandpa in 1901 new. Only thing I have from him, but worth the world to me. His backswing was quirky (like yours) @
My agency, Classy Destinations, booked a lady who had only three months to live with her husband on a trip of a lifetime to Tahiti, Australia, and New Zealand. She left this world with the fondest memories ever.
My moment occurred over 25 years into my career as a community college professor. I was honored to be presented the New Horizons Award as a tribute to the accomplishments of our Personal Effectiveness Skills initiative that addresses "soft skills" issues.
I'll always remember my dad's face during First Steps. The tradition marked my first day as a senior at Hollins University. Even though Lewy Body dementia had stolen his ability to smile, I couldn't miss the look of pride on his face that day.
I was given an incredible opportunity to help someone in need; my friend and former high school history teacher, Jason, needed a life-saving kidney donation. We had a successful transplant and Jason’s health improved dramatically. He’s still doing great!
Almost three years ago, I left the town where I began my teaching career and moved back to where I grew up, to teach in a school that was built during my senior year of high school. Working here has been a constant challenge and learning opportunity.
Facing my demons by traveling by myself to Auschwitz to do research for one of my writing projects.
Being nominated for the National medal of the Arts by the Honorable John Glenn Jr.
My mom Nancy and I own A Senior Moment. We help seniors find a place to live when they can no longer be at home. We live giving families comfort in knowing their loved ones are safe and well cared for. We stared our business in May 2015.
Started my own preschool as a single mother of three and it has flourished and grown to be a successful program.
Became Chief Technology Officer at my company
when i started volunteering for St. Ann Place for the Homeless in WPB, Florida
My milestone was when I became self employed. I had worked with entrepreneurs for years in a nonprofit handling marketing but when the organization was not funded to continue, I had to become an entrepreneur myself. It is a tough job but also rewarding
When my dad and I got went to Scotland and got to play troop together! We made sure to hit two balls into the ocean, one for each of my grandfathers, Both of whom were lifelong golfers and never got to play in Scotland.
When I went back to Panama after 15 years. I took my husband for the first time to my native country. He met my family and I finally made my dream come through taking our picture wearing Panama's traditional dresses.
There combat tours as a Marine Officer. I brought all of my Marines home. Some injured, but all alive.
Winner of Bloomberg New Energy Finance FIRE award for my work on solar lease financing in the Caribbean
After my first year in business we were fortunate to land one of the largest projects any local contractor has ever built. I had the signing of the contract memorialized in this photo.
It was when I had opened up my own business and created everything from the ground up on my own.
Winning the Tournament Championship.
For my honeymoon in 2015 my husband surprised me with a trip to Paris. On my Match.com profile, I said I had a passport starving for stamps. I didn't know we were going to Paris until we got to the airport. I'd like to surprise my husband this time!
Rod Pampling, and Brandt Jobe along with my long time friend Stewart Spinks. I played in this tournament for over a decade. Rod had 28 birdies and only three bogies to win it going away. Amazing 4 days of golf.
It's either when I made the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders OR when I met Jim Furyk on a shuttle bus on the way to Vegas ; )
Playing in the Warrior Open
Rewriting Golf History
Furyk becomes the only golfer to ever shoot 58 on the PGA Tour
When I started my marketing consumting biz, all I wanted to do was help entrepreneurs achieve thier business goals. 6 months into working with my first client, they told me I was their most valued consultant #tear
I had been a professional chef for years. A silly video I made went viral & a comedy show wanted to do A skit about it. I flew out toHollywood & it was a blast!
The Home Birth of my Daughter Rachel after 2 miscarriages. Rachel Victoria Joy was put into my arms. JOY immediately
Just a short year after recovering from a near fatal accident that landed me in ICU for three days and lots of metal in my left arm. A near ace on the Par 4, 329 yard, 17th hole at Blackhorse Ranch South Course. A tap in eagle will have to do.
My greatest accomplishment was not winning any trophy or race. My greatest accomplishment was accepting Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior and answering the call to preach.
Starting a company to help kids 2016, hope the logo is in PGA tour with folks wearing it.
2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine , trip of a lifetime watching the USA win, love to see them defend
Two years ago, I completed my first ever Ironman triathlon. One year of intense and daily training prepared me for one day of swimming, biking, and running. And thanks to the encouragement of friends and family, I crossed the finish line.
As a father of two teenage boys; my wife and I are very proud of the young men they are becoming. I’m proud they both enjoy playing and watching golf with me. Here’s a pic of my son Zach at the last Ryder cup. We had so much fun together!
My biggest moment thi year was finishing my first Marathon . I finished in 5:05
After decades in a career that brought little joy, I joined a start up in the hockey industry (Buttendz hockey grips) and now have the creative juices I once had as a young lawyer. I now work in a game I love, with players from the NHL to youth players!
I love golf. Play it, watch it...I volunteer for the Wyndham Tournament in Greensboro, NC working the Shotlink on #10. I got to meet my favorite golfer
My big moment was watching my husband John coach our daughter and teammates in their last match of the state high school golf tournament. He coached for 8 years starting with another daughter six years older. He taught his girls to love the game too!
Honda Classic 2016 doing a selfie with Phil Mickelson!
I am crossing a busy street on a random march day and I get a notification on my phone. It is the last acceptance letter I was waiting on for graduate school. Yet the moment is in every life changing step I took while fulfilling that degree.
My granddaughter Hannah having a hole in one. She played for Willis HS. She will be going to DBU in the fall with her Associates Degree which she received 2 weeks before her high school graduation. Hole in one was at the High Neafows Golf club in Magnolia
This was my graduation from law school. I graduated with both my master’s and my Juris Doctor. Early on I thought I wasn’t good enough to succeed but proved myself wrong. This is a picture of me and my grandma on the day of my law school graduation.
Retired from being a High School principal for 14 years. To my surprise, my school held a pep rally for me including cheers, dancers, band, etc. At prom, I sometimes did the Alligator Dance. Here I am doing it with students and staff for the last time.
winning the club championship at marsh landing with my aging dad caddying for me.
Serving Veterans, Students, and Athletes...for a number of years co-founding a zero overhead nonprofit. The charitable golf tournaments became the source of funds to provide several Action Track Chairs to those returning from service with serious injury.
I am a Clothing Designer/Artist and was asked to bring a collection to Singapore Fashion Week on an all paid expense trip by the government of Singapore. That was my first trip to Asia and have since fell deep in love with exploring the world.
Won best chip shot of the day ! 17th hole Down hill off the green ! 50' !!!
After hurricane Matthew, North Carolina experienced tremendous flooding and one of my customers lost everything. They were huge NC State fans so we hooked them up with fan gear, autographed football by the Head Coach, and tickets to an NC State gear.
When I saved a child from failing all his classes.
Fantastic motorcycle ride with my son for a week in the mountains of Colorado. Unbelievable rods, scenery, weather and we rented an awesome pair of bikes. The million dollar highway (US 550) is not to be missed!
After 33 years in the classroom , I decided to try to promote my family's summer camp as a special event and retreat venue. After years of research and marketing, we partnered with Warrior Dash. Years of amazing events and partnering - WOW
While there are many great moments, starting my own business, hiring my first employee, etc. the one that I am going to submit is when we moved into our newly built office space. I am very proud of our offices.
Dolby Labs took me to the Premiere of Deadpool at their state of the art cinema outside Amsterdam in thanks for my work with Dolby Atmos™ for home theaters.
When we attended the Great American Trucking Show. We had a pre launch of our app. everyone that stopped by was really excited to see how they can find loads with our technology.
After many years of design shirts for customers at the family business I worked for I was inspired to follow my dream by a close friend of starting my own brand of clothes that donates to help marine wildlife rehabilitation centers.
Free Dental Day at Lake Worth Dental Center
2 years ago, I decided to pursue applying for Physician Assistant school. I have been taking evening classes while working full time in order to have the required courses needed to apply. This has taught me that no matter your dreams, it is never to late!
Opened a business
After my husband died in December, 2015 I wasn't sure I was able to maintain the website that he had built; I was not a webmaster! My moment came in January, 2016 when I realized I could do this (with the help of web.com)!
When I got the partner of the quarter for FTR. I worked extremely hard to research and win the State bid. I beat out a lot of competitors and it wasn't easy to do. Things like this make my job worthwhile because the hard work pays off.
Won a chance to hit a hole in won for 5 million dollars. Ended up getting closest to the pin for 10k, beating Rocco Mediate , Blair O'Neal and other celebrities. Using that 10k to start buy a business and havent looked back!
My husband and I opened a business together. It's been the perfect combination of our talents - he managing the outside, and me doing the paperwork. It started with a website designed and hosted by Web.com.
I was given the opportunity to design a food truck wrap for FranTech 2017. It was my first vehicle wrap and it lead to awesome freelance opportunities designing vehicle wraps for other companies.
My moment was meeting my biological siblings for the first time after 25 years, and realizing for the first time I could use my creative ability to create $ustainably life for myself.
My biggest moment was when I graduated with a PhD in 2017 with the support of my wife and two kids. My wife was pregnant with our first child when I was accepted into the program. 5 years later, to have our family together at graduation meant everything.
Playing one of the few times me, my father, and bro in law tee it up together, I aced a prize hole. Special because my mother was dying with stage 4 pancreatic, and my father himself has mls leukemia cancer.his only ace in 50yrs playing, same course as me
Retirement day shared with my beautiful wife.Now that’s a moment I’ll always savor 😍‼️
First baseball game with the kiddos!
My picture is from when I was in a TV show and went for it. My character's wife was killed and I broke out the water works. It felt good, cathartic, and I really thought I brought what needed to be seen out of the character in the scene. A milestone 4 me.
I'm part of starting a group singing at nursing home s. when I sang Goodnight Irene the residents sang with me and some cried the voices together in that nursing home hall were so very beautiful I will never forget that day or their smiles.
This is the moment when my lifelong goal of being a firefighter in my hometown was achieved. My wife was by my side and said and told me “ now go help people who can’t help themselves.” A quote I remind myself of before every shift
The greatest moment of my life was when my sweet 12 year old son woke from his Diabetic Kedoacedosis Coma last year after being airlifted to pediatric ICU! He had no brain damage or organ damage and he manages his type 1 Diabetes without a coomplaint!
Had a brain stem stroke, and learning how to talk move arms legs from the beginning learning how to enjoy life, trying to get back playing golf and surfing and being around for my family
My biggest accomplishment in life is becoming a parent to two baby boys knowing the days that are ahead to teach them watch them grow and maybe one day see them play in the Ryder cup
1st time in Augusta National. The masters tournament
We won our Golf Course’s four man tournament the first one I won with my Dad I was absolutely ecstatic and it tickled him to death too!
stomy golf day with family
Many special moments in life with family, buiness & sports but last year when I was getting over Cancer treatment I made it out to Phoenix from Jacksonville, FL to see my son in a scrimmage who was trying to make the Cardinals football team.
My first and only hole in one! Par 3, 158yds. Thompson oaks
My greatest moment was that I was able to watch my son play his first round of college golf after my Triple pass he qualified for State as a freshmen I am so proud of him.
I retired recently after many years of working in the tech world but am currently working at the local golf course. I fully enjoy the atmosphere and the free golf, most of all. Golf is a good counter balance, to the craziness and hatefulness in the world
I am a firefighter paramedic and the stresses of my job are paramount. I find peace when I write. My biggest moment is when I published my first book and and was able to portray my twin daughters on the cover. Truly Blessed
I love golf but can't play. I have CP and I'm deaf and visually impaired. I want to play like the pros but I can't. So the next best thing is when I watch the Pros and they come over and say high to me. It makes me feel like I'm part of their group.
Watching the Waste Management Phoenix Openi got to see all the great professionals finish there round . As we sat aside the 18th green. One of my all time favorite golfers attended this event Mr Phil Mickelson. What a treat.
18th hole at St.Andrews my caddie told me to hit it right. I did. Right into a corner of a stone building. Hitting it corner to corner and people running for their lives they applauded! It came back into the fairway! Hit 4 hybrid to green. Pared it!
Not many golf tournaments come to Iowa but when the Solheim Cup was announced to be playing in Iowa, I knew that I had to volunteer to help out my home state.. The highlight moment for me is having this “Nancy and Nancy” picture with one of my idols.
I did a beluga interaction at a local aquarium - it was the highlight of my life. I have chronic pain issues, and I was able to push through for a day to meet my favorite animal. I was crying the entire time, and it was the most mind-blowing experience.
My biggest moment so far was buying a one way ticket to a state I have never visited with the sole purpose of acing a job interview. I have now become independent, bought a new car and pay my own bills. Turns out grass was way greener on the other side.
In September of last year, my family and I uprooted our lives and moved cross country after the death of my Grandfather. Now, I'm moving into a leadership position with a fortune 500 company.
My proudest moment so far was when I received my acceptance to New York Medical College and was finally on my way to becoming a surgeon!
My dad and I climbed a mountain in the Canadian Rockies! It was grueling, our feet were soaked and numb, it took all day and we wanted to turn around, but at the end of it all the views and feeling of accomplishment made the struggle worth it.
Open a business is not easy, but the first contact Was very nice. That’s why you really see that in business for real OSSA is a one Stop Staffing Agency we so proud of it. Thank you web.com
My husband and I started two businesses - a vegan food company and a nonprofit charity. We love to make healthy food for people and to help those in need through our charity. Best friends in high school, we reconnected on social media 3 years ago.
Our All Star Team at the Twin Cities Startup Weekend!
I was so excited to photograph my 1000th wedding this past November! I've been in business for 22 years, and to reach such a milestone in my career feels like I reached the top of Mt. Everest. The photo below is me photographing my 1000th bride.
Rafting Cherry Creek
I open the only Banked Track Roller Derby in FL. Its 1 of 8 in the world open full-time. I got the 1st Banked Derby Team to play us in my venue, Texas Roller Derby. This photo is from their intro & it's powerful. Makes me so proud of what I created.
First car I bought the day after I quit my day job and then I opened my auto wholesaling company OneStop Auto Exchange
My moment was when i was able to revive a fellow college soccer official when he suffered a heart attack by CPR & debrillator.He is alive and well.I received the Humanatarian award from the University and NISOA
Hole-in-one 07-26-2017 at Suburban GC in NJ, Own a wall of Patents, my wife-best golf partner and competitor
Skype about my video game career to my high school current gaming club
I can hit it 300 yards after pulling fence post and concrete footings by hand
Moving to south Florida and sharing authentic cajun cuisine and having people cas regulars is amazing
Winning 3 awards on 3 entered wines from our 1st vintage of Bookshelf Wines was thrilling! Bookshelf Wines is a start-up winery in El Dorado Co., Ca. focusing on small lots of craft wines made from locally sourced grapes.
I inherited a business January 2017 after both my husband died. I passed the license exam on my first try. I took the best care of my customers as humanly possible. 7 month’s later, I was humbled when the agency was voted “Best of Delco” 2017.
Horses have always been my passion. So I opened my own ranch. What a beautiful experience to share my horses with the elderly, who can so rarely experience the loving interaction with animals. They were so happy! I felt complete. And my mom was there too!
Talking to my daughter who had just had a baby while I was on hold waiting to order yet another global domain name from Register.com for just $12.99.. Its still global ! and was the best buy of my life !
Gave a presentation about Brittany in French to a group of French, on the island of St. Pierre. They liked the talk!
I have cancer and it warms my heart to watch my daughter play golf, basketball, track, softball. She's my rock she's always there for me when I need a shoulder I would love to give back to her
I started a machine Embroidery company called CLS Custom Embroidery and started make cancer pillows to give to people struggling with cancer. My mother died from breast cancer at the age of 61, so I wanted to give to others struggling with this ugly disea
After a bike mechanical issues at mile 15, I had to drop out of Ironman Chattanooga in 2016. But not before cycling 99 of the 114 miles with just 2 gears. 2 gears was more before my body could take. I went back in 2017 with redemption on my mind!
created the website for my single source coffee business
Since last year we start selling to the Russian Market
Very special occasion as the Mayor of Seattle, Jenny Durkin, presented me with my 20 years of Service Award for Seattle Parks and Recreation. Photo: My Mother (Harriett Walden), Mayor Durkin, & Myself
I own and operate bicycle shops in Chicago. The CEO and head designer of Bianchi from Italy came to visit my shops, ON THE ROUTE BICYCLES to help redesign their comfort and fitness hybrid line of bicycles.
I got to see my only child, Jason, after 2 year absence, and tell him I'm beating my cancer!
Speaking at IRCE
First let me say Jim Furyk is my all-time favorite pro athlete! My dream has always been to meet him. Ive been blessed with an awesome year, being awarded Teacher and Coach of the Year. But the birth of my baby girl Gray is by far my most special moment.
Seeing bear in Sequoa National Forest, hoping to see a tiger in Paris.
Jim Furyk - 2018 Ryder Cup Captain
Leading the US Team in this classic golf event
I quit coaching golf a yr ago to care for my 10yr old Miles who was diagnosed w cancer 1 May 2017. I’ve received a teacher of the yr award but my boys, my wife and taking care of my I’ll son will always b my greatest accomplishment. Love RC. Go Team USA!
I have always struggled with my weight but I made a decision for me and for my family and since sitting that goal I have lost 100 pounds and have a new lease on life this is my moment
My best friend & brother was battling pancreatic cancer, but somehow won 2 tickets to the 2012 Masters. The memories we made mean more to me than a green jacket of my own. I write this in hopes of making new memorable moments with his son in Paris.
Father was diagnosed with cancer. We were able to get out and play nine holes of golf at one of our favorite courses. Playing with your dad is always memorable.
The moment when you do your first house flip with zero dollars in your pocket with your best friend. You dream about moments like these your whole life, but how often to they come true? They do when you put everything on the line. Life is amazing :)
Loved golf all my life. 17 hcp but luv it still. 2 man this past weekend and here’s Boo Weekly on a cart at the 5th. We make the green and I drop a25 ft bird. He stays 4or 5 holes wid us watching. Great guy and great day.🏌️♂️😎🇺🇸
Graduating from the Marine Security Guard School.
Working with an amazing team in 16 months we were able to turn around a student housing apartment community that had poor customer service and poor resident retention. Now we are one of the premier housing options in the area
I made a cop and sent it to her for Christmas. When I woke up Christmas morning to open my gifts I opened one my daughter had sent me. It was that same photo I had sent her ❤️. That is my special moment. Laughter with your daughter is priiceless.
Meeting my second goal of 30-10-30. 1st was 30 years at GM. Second 10 years in the ER at Henry Ford Allegiance Hospital in Jackson Michigan. Trying to get my 30 on the Hudson Fire and EMS, have 28 years.
I’ve been feeling depressed and hopeless. That was until a friend to hike Mount Whitney. Even when I felt reluctant I preservered and climbed 14,500 ft to the top and down in a day! I have more confidence and hope for the future!
Being the first member of my family to graduate from college
I rebooted my career with a job in the public/media relations industry. Now more than ever, I appreciate being in a stable situation where I have an office to come to work to every day and the chance to see my kids every morning and evening.
I battled addiction and alcoholism for 12 years of my life and just took a family trip in July to celebrate 5 years of sobriety and played a round of golf with my father, 3 brothers and my nephew. Best decision of my life was to make the changes I made
I have been a shop teacher and a special education teacher for 23 years. I try to help kids with disabilities see that they can achieve great things if given the chance. We just completed our second "tiny home" on wheels built entirely by the kids!
The moment my wife was paralyzed in a horrific accident at her work place. I knew at that moment our lives as we knew it was forever changed. I am determined and committed to honor my marriage vows and be the best husband I can be to my brave wife.
When my kids told me they have a cool dad!
After working 30 years working as a CPA/controller I decided to get a General contractor license. I recently took the state exam and passed. I want to help seniors. This is the most rewarding time in my life. I guess life does begin at 65!
The day finally came when I got my first hole-in-one. Thehe day after turning 55 years old however it got better than that the next part III I did it again I got two holes and one on back to back par threes it’s been a thrill and very exciting
Played USGA JR. Amateur caddie for Trent Phillips
This year I graduated cum laude with a B.S. in chemistry, got my first scientific article published, and received an acceptance letter to continue my college education at Marquette University. I am so very blessed
Born in Tipperary (adopted at 17 months). First time back.Played 6 days in Ireland this past june. TRALEE. LAHINCH, OLD HEAD, BALLYBUNION, WATERVILLE, HOGS HEAD
My big moment was when I had my third heart surgery to repair my superventricular tachycardia defect. When I was finally able to stand up after the surgery with a strong pulse was incredible. Feeling my heart beat strong after 6 years of it not.
Overcoming extreme poverty, arriving to the US with $20, being an international water polo athlete in a world cup for Colombian, running my own business for 27yrs,..and still being a single dad has been by far my greatest accomplishment in life.
First Official Golf Game
Golf with my best partner in my daughter Alexandra.
Arrived at age to be married to the perfect woman for 34 years, blessed with two children who are absolutely amazing, have s successful and rewarding career, and able to enjoy a golf moment with my son and relax.
At Byron Nelson and Sony open going to golf turrunment gives me focus on life
.. restoring the Art Deco designs & gold leafing gazelleson the 35 ft walls!! It was a highlight to transform an old worn theater to a dazzling masterpiece for our community in Modesto Ca. The State theater is my claim to fame in my career!!!
After 2 years in Charleston, SC getting a promotion within my team at the Mercedes-Benz head . Celebrating event of GrandOpening
My most exciting teaching in my 30 plus career has been teaching at the University of Science and Technology of Beijing for the past. Two summers! The students are incredible at working together to create great topics to speak English!
My dream of turning the ugly vacant lot next to my office bldg just came true. It has picnic tables, a fountain and showcases a native mural. I’ve been self employed 34 years now. I’m feeling proud-not bad for a girl with only a high school education!
1st Night Golf Tournament
Having the North Carolina AIDS Community Fund name There Advocacy & Activism Award The Art Jackson Voice Award. To be recognized as a voice for change, engagemwnt, a voice for those who can't speak up/out. As a 29 year survivor my best is yet to come.
I was a caddie for my 5 year old son in his first ever golf tournament. He won the tournament beating 8 other kids. The age range of the players was up to 10 years old. Maximus was able to beat them all to be named Farmingbury hills jr club champion.
I got my masters degree in teaching at 35 years old, changed careers, and I'm loving my art teaching job everyday!!!
Finally reaching 10 trucks in my fleet of delivery trucks.
I Made a Double Eagle
almost holein one
We opened our business in 1983 in Morgantown, WV. Now, after 35 years we are trying to retire. We have the best customers in the world!
When I took our new High School Fishing team to their first event and we too 3rd place!! I was so proud!
My tee shot on the Par 3, 3rd hole...Palm Beach, FL
This picture is of my son graduating high school. He has special needs, and workings us more joy than you can imagine. He lives everyday with such joy. He has taught me more about life than I could ever teach him. Thank you for considering us!
When my son qualified for the 2018 US Amateur, shooting (-8) at Rocky Mount, NC golf club.
Just celebrated 25 years of working together with a family trip to Rome and Greece but everyday I wake up is big moment to me because I to take care of the best family ever, I’ve also been a golf fan most my life and would love to come support team USA
This year on June 24 I got a hole in one at Holly Ridge golf course!
My biggest moment was when I graduated from college Macomb Academy
After 15 years in car business, I joined Eston Auto as partner. One year later, Car Gurus Top Rated Dealer 2018 awarded. Pride, hard work, due diligence, and honesty, I am so proud. Landed new export account in Paris. Face to face would clinch my year.
We have been trying to have a child for 7 years and with the miracle of IVF and our savings she is here!
My moment after my son died,I was in shock,anger,and confusion. I could not see my next step. I finished my certification. I climbed to the top of the mountain. I was first to reach the top. I was scared. At the top, I was triumphant over my fear!
My first eagle at the Wausau Country Club
At 55 years old I have met my one true soulmate, the one that you were supposed to spend the rest of your life with, It was on our second date at Topgolf that we knew we were meant to be together forever and we haven’t been separated since.
I have 3 biggest moments... The births of my children, Reid 32, Robert 29 and Allison 22.They are my best friends, we hunt, fish and play golf!
We both survived breast cancer and went on to win our clubs founders cup.
I survived a plane crash thanks to wonderful medical care. Goal to climb the highest peak in VT. Now in business to give back to help everyone accelerate healing with new patented medical device. It is not a job it is my destiny the reason I survived.
hearing your only son win on the met junior pga tour
In June 2018, I presented at my 1st national conference. I’d spent 2 years prior honing my expertise to present. As a young professional woman, surrounded by over 100 HR professionals 20 years my senior, I knew in that moment I’d chosen the right career.
I always had a negative self image of myself from day one. Maybe it was growing up with just a single parent, or being bullied in school, I'm not really sure. When I started world traveling, it created self esteem I never had in myself before.
This was the moment I decided to leave a steady, secure job I was miserable at and take a risk with my design career. The day I made that decision, I went to a nearby forest to reflect and think. I found a 'little library' there, which felt very special!
After my college graduation ceremony, there was a moment when I went looking for my friends, leaving my parents and was all by myself. In that second, being surrounded by people but no one I knew- just having that moment to myself. Knowing I had done it.
I started a job at CVS as a supervisor. It is stressful. My boss decided that I should try training in the pharmacy. I fell in love when I stepped in. Everything made sense. I love learning about medications and health. I am going to go to pharmacy school
so I have a best friend, and I love her more than anything in this world. She’s very self conscious, so i don’t have too many pictures of her, and even less candids. But I managed to snap this when setting up for a video we were filming
My biggest moment happened this year. With many a fearful items on the bucket list complete from college, I knew I was graduating with a scary future was ahead. The morning of, I added 20 more items to the bucket list; the future looked brighter.
A month after being rejected from every creative writing MFA program I applied to, I received a prestigious fiction award, launching my career as a writer without having gone to grad school. Now, I know I can do this, and I'll get my own MFA soon.
As I approach graduation, I’ve recently been thinking about what I want to do with my life. I recently went with my family to Utah and hiked the Narrows. The sense of peace I found there among the rocks and water has given me a sense of direction
My moment happened two weeks ago when my car was hit. It rolled over two times, but luckily I made it out of the accident with no serious injuries. The accident inspired me to live life more fully and accept a new position at work that will help me grow.
After losing my first award winning restaurant in the 2010 recession, being on the brink of personal bankruptcy and leaving my passion, cooking, for 5 years, I won this Best Washington DC Restaurant Award at my new restaurant, appropriately named Clarity.
I currently work as an art therapist with substance use disorder populations in the midst of the opioid epidemic. I recently had the opportunity to begin my first art therapy group at my office. It's been an amazing opportunity watching patients flourish.
After a “certain age”, society doesn’t see women any more. This small plastic medal represents starting a new sport at age 61, meeting women of all ages & walks of life, and having a little success – feeling Visible!
Watching play at Bellerive
Launched my online boutique
I met up with some of my online students in Paris, meeting face-to-face for the first time this year after four years of helping them improve their English through GREAT English Online.
When I turned my passion into profit by opening my own Etsy business.
Arrived at a new Mine site and was instantly recognized for my knowledge
All political affiliations aside, my biggest career moment came this memorial day. I helped coordinate all aspects of Vice President Pence's arrival to our venue for a wedding. It was incredible working side by side with the secret service for 2 weeks!
A personal goal and milestone: Winning the National Cutting Horse Association $2000 Ltd class at 2018 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo
Being with my grandkids who live far away makes it very special day for me.
Love it ! proud !
My moment was unfortunately not about my career but when I won the battle of cancer for 3rd time and had a healthy baby girl when all doctors said that my chances are slim and shouldn’t have my baby.
Just completed my 20th personal web site for my golf schools. Proud that I’m self taught.
onwer of Buddys's Maintenance
Picking a home grown tomato -- big moment for this urban gardener
Just started playing and i was so happy to find a old putter that i could afford i know its not a big deal to you but to me this opens up a whole new world .
My best moment was when I was invited to appear as bilingual attorney legal expert on Spanish language television to discuss important legal issues of the day like frozen embryos, surrogacy, DOMA, gay rights, women's rights and children's issues.
As always, I was working... and missed it....
Perspective towards doing Business CHANGED !!!
Biggest moment for me has been watching my son chandler go from a college kid to a man of integrity,hard work and seeing him focus on the job at hand as a father he has made me very proud!
I've dreamed of opening a dental office that treats patients based on their risk so they get the treatment they need to be healthier and happier. My Board finally agreed, and buildout of special office started last week!
My great granddaughter - after a hard day's work
named Outstanding Specialty Provider by the organization Volunteers in Medicine (providing free medical care to those in need)
I replaced my ugly 50 year old mailbox with a beautiful new mailbox which I installed myself.
When I got officially my Midwife License in Texas
My ground breaking moment was when I was able to get two clients when I first started my business, within two months and was able to quit my part-time job.
When I hit the 9 year mark with my Pilates studio staying the distance in the fitness industry. I have moved it, re established and we are going strong!
Making through 2 Iraq combat deployments and 20 plus years in the Marine Corps
This is an image from the date that we sold an idea that we imagined at a coffee shop two weeks prior. This meeting transformed our business and launched a new product.
4 years ago i had this idea to start a business out of my home dog sitting. I never knew just how much my business would grow and the high demand. I guess a moment that stand out for me is every moment i get to spend with these amazing fur babies daily
Taking over for someone else and totally killing the client presentation.
A special day help empower the girls in the rural village of Liberia. Established a Ladybug for Girls Foundation partnership. For ages 6 -12. All are pen pals with other girls in GA. They will learn to live healthy, wise & strong. New TShirts for all!
Even though I was unable to complete my college degree, because I was persistent, worked hard, and followed my passion, I am now a full time, benefited para in an elementary school. I studied hard and took the tests and I’m so proud of the result.
Inducted into the Danish Santa Guild
This last March ehen my wife passed, I moved from New Smyrna to Gainesville where my son lives. I have hung my favorite paintings in my new home and every day I enjoy looking at them. In the future I hope to have some public showings in Gainesville.
My favorite moments as a high school teacher — in golf is showing kids especially females how to play golf. In addition I’ve encouraged women to take on the great game of golf. I value the sport and I’m always working to improve my game.
I had a wonderful work life ranging from being a fishing guide to a university CIO. A great technology career helping students but retirement and my first eagle is the moment! A par 5, with the last shot to a blind green. Great career, happy retirement!
Winning our second Exporting Excellence award for Illinois with my husband and two sons. WE build the equipment that test golf clubs and balls and ship the machines all over the world.
No matter where we go in the world, it’s a cruise ship that takes us there. As cruise agents, our slogan is... The Right Cruise at the Right Price. We are: Ship-To-Shore Cruise Agency.
I graduated from r from some very serious health problems but I was able to get it under control an graduate an now I have my own personal business I have started up being a private duty care giver an I love it an feel blessed to be given this opportunity
I started my Design&Build company with nothing. Costruction business in NYC is tough in general and unforgiving if you are a woman. This year I finally got a break - I was featured in the Sunday New York Times. I can finally say no to unacceptable terms.
I managed to get my students excited about learning in my very first classroom!
Opened my own business
I launched my own online gardening company on the same day as my friend Ryans wedding. My families horn is a sign of goodluck. So I brought it to Ryans wedding and we both drank from it for good luck. I am the one in the red tie. Will never forget.
I started a new chapter in my life as I was appointed by Governor Deal as the new Superior Court Judge for the Ocmulgee Circuit. My swearing in ceremony at the Georgia Capitol is a moment I will remember and cherish forever.
Became GM of AWT Houston
Celebrating our 10th year in Business this July 2018!
On my journey to become a certified teacher, I had to take a children's liture class for credit. One of my assignments was to write and design a 10 page illustrated children's book. That little book changed my life. It is now a business, a trilogy, a gift
For many years, our agency has worked very hard to protect consumers and ensure a healthy California economy. What made it special for us is celebrating over 100 years of serving the public by volunteering at our local SF Marin Food Bank on June 1, 2018
There I was, only inches away from the Great Tiger Woods! I couldn't believe it so I took a pic of him just to remind myself I really was that close to greatness. Than we were blessed to have seen the sudden death the next day from our hotel balcony.
When I got a phone from Macy’s Asking me if I would like to display my table for there wedding expo
For 15 years we had a vision board with a home by the Ocean on it. This year in April our vision manifested into reality and we have our Ocean tower.
A new career came my way at the age of 67. Asked by a very special friend to accompany her to Orlando, FL for her work in November 2017. I told her that I was going to walk this show and get a job. it's a funny story but the result was the best job ever.
Watching my wife fall in love with this great game this year that has caused me so much frustration and heartache over the last 20 years gives me a glimpse into the past when I had so much pure joy learning the game. Her encouragement is beyond special.
Almost 1 year to the day after a major trauma perpetuated by a doctor and I left the hospital on foot due to her actions, I completed my 1st traithalon. I am still recovering, not where I was in March 2018 but doing my best.
I love travel and about 1.5 years ago, I started a travel company in a rural/small town creating special vacations to Europe. It's been a lot of work to get started and in July, my story was chosen to be on the front page of a major metro newspaper.
Leveraging Snapnames backorder service to increase inventory while decreasing UDRP costs. Initiative led to Employee of the Month
Leaving Ireland after driving over some very good roads and some that are narrow & unpaved.
After being a stay at home mom of 4 daughters and CEO of our house for 15 yrs I decided to get my real estate license. Within 7 months of being a Realtor I have sold 4 homes. It feels so great doing something for me & helping my family financially.