Athlete Showcase: Dowagiac’s David Brogan
David Brogan is a senior on the Dowagiac golf team.
What has been one of your greatest
accomplishments as an athlete?
DB: Being a two-sport all-conference winner.
What has been one of your biggest
disappointments as an athlete?
DB: Not making it to state, thus far.
What has been a hardship in your life?
DB: Losing my aunt and both grandfathers.
Who is a “hero” in your life and why?
DB: Both of my parents, because they gave me the chance to play for Dowagiac.
When are you the most nervous while you are competing?
DB: When I have a 3-foot putt for par.
Describe an embarrassing athletic moment.
DB: Having to disqualify myself for having an incorrect score on a hole.
How do you tend to workout/train when by yourself?
DB: Go out and play nine holes or spend some more time on the practice green.
What other sport would you like to compete in if you were not playing yours?
Who would you say is your “biggest fan?” Why?
DB: My parents and sister, because I know even when they’re not there, they’re still cheering me on.
How would you give away $50,000?
DB: I would give it to the less fortunate here in Dowagiac.
If you could be the head coach of a team for a year, what team would you choose?
DB: The Notre Dame lacrosse team.
If I did not play sports, I would…?
DB: Get a job.
What is the most challenging thing for you to do in your sport?
DB: Play in the rain with high winds.
If you could change one rule about your sport, what would it be?
DB: You could ground your club in the bunker.
What is the best compliment you have ever received?
DB: That I am the most honest player they had met.
What was the scariest thing you have had to do? Are you glad you did it?
DB: I had to disqualify myself. Absolutely.
What was the last thing you saw someone do that really impressed you?
DB: A player hit a shot from the pine straw and around the tree and put the ball less than 10 feet from the hole.
What is your favorite hobby? Why?
DB: Golf, because I’ve played since I was three.
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