Name: Kevin Durkin
What do you do for fun away from the golf course? Interests/Hobbies….
Fishing, movies, cards
What jobs did you have before golf?
Golf club assistant pro
How would your friends describe you?
Cordial, easy to get along with; good guy to sit down and have a couple of cold beers with
Who is/was your role model and why?
My father, Jerry. He has created a successful business from the ground up. He’s raised two good boys. Makes our mom as happy as can be and gives us every opportunity to succeed in life.
What magazines do you read regularly? What TV shows do you watch?
Golf World, Maxim
Medium, reruns of Seinfeld and Friends
ESPN over and over
If you could play a round of golf with three other people, who would they be (living or deceased) and why?
George Bush cause he’s a pretty cool guy under pressure
Greg Maddux or John Smoltz cause I live in Atlanta and I’d like to pick their brains
Payne Stewart – I enjoyed one round with him before he died and I can’t think of a more memorable experience, on the golf course with a man like him. I keep his initials on my putter and glove.
If you could switch jobs for a day with one person, who would it be?
What’s your most prized possession?
Unfortunately, my cell phone
Would you rather be a movie star or a rock star?
A movie star.
Do you have any superstitions? Any lucky rituals or items you keep in your pocket and/or golf bag?
Georgia Quarter (peach side up)
Payne Stewart’s initials somewhere visible
What was your first car and what do you drive now?
First car – Volvo
Currently – Chevy Tahoe
Favorite TOUR stop: Byron Nelson
Favorite city: Monterey, CA
Favorite movie: Caddyshack
Favorite band: Dave Matthews
Favorite book: Any John Grisham book (all of them)
Favorite restaurant (where is it?): Bones in Atlanta (steakhouse)
Favorite actress/actor: Jennifer Garner/Kevin Durkin (up-and-comer)
Best moment on the golf course: all holes-in-one
Best moment off the golf course: the day I said “I do,” January 18, 2003
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