It's 50 courses in 50 states in 50 days as a 50-year-old.
That’s the ultimate dream vacation, right? But Pete Crozier isn’t doing this for a getaway. He is, in fact, playing 50 different golf courses, one in every state in the country, in just shy of a two-month span, in honor of his late father, George, who died after a stroke with complications from Type 2 diabetes 20 years ago. Crozier is also doing it for his 15-year-old son, Gavin, who has Type 1 diabetes. And now Pete, at age 50, is raising money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
According to the American Diabetes Association, as of 2015 the disease was the seventh-leading cause of death in the United States with 79,535 death certificates listing it as the underlying cause of death and 173,271 death certificates listing it as a contributing cause.
Pete’s dream of playing 50 courses in 50 states in 50 days – a journey he has dubbed “Fifty for Father” – started 20 years ago after his father died. Every year since then, 16 of his friends get ...
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