I am embarking on this journey to raise money for diabetes research and to get to know my dad ... twenty years after his death.
I started on May 27 in Southport, North Carolina and will finish 50 days later in Worcester, Massachusetts, on the course where my dad learned to play.
Please contact Cassie Larrabee at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info, to schedule an interview, to request a press release or to gain access to existing photos and videos of the journey around which you can build a story. Thank you.
NBC's Matt Finkel met us at Lyman Orchards and produced a very creative segment on Fifty for Father. Thank you!
I will be finishing my journey on Day 50 in Worcester, MA, on the course where my dad learned to play. Ken Powers of This Week Worcester wrote one of the best articles on Fifty for Father.
WXRT'S Lin Brehmer is a colleague and dear friend. He talked about Fifty for Father, as only he can.
I'm thrilled to be covered by the Chicago Sun-Times. Thank you!
NBC5's Mike Berman met us at Harborside and stayed for hours. Thanks, Mike!
Thanks to 23WIFR's Mike Buda for covering Fifty for Father on my stop in Wisconsin!
Megan Hedstrom of Spectrum News produced a very creative story about my mission. Cool camera angles and ideas. Great job, Megan!
Thanks to Bud Denega and the Sheridan Press for covering Fifty for Father as I passed through Wyoming. My favorite part of Bud's story … he went the extra mile and called my son to add to the interview.
Steven Ruffing had a fun idea: 9 questions in 9 holes. Thanks, Steven!
Candace Martino of WJAC heard my story in May and had it on her calendar to cover our story when we came to her home state of Pennsylvania. Candace, thanks for making the 2-hour drive to Latrobe!
On the Fourth of July, Rebecca Burnett met me at the 1757 Club in Sterling, Virginia, to learn more about Fifty for Father. Thank you!
Dom caught up with us at Old Works in Anaconda, Montana. Click the button below to see the story. A bit longer than some of the others. Thank you, Dom!
John made the long drive (is there any other kind in North Dakota?) to cover Fifty for Father at the spectacular Billy Pulpit Golf Course. See the story below.
A great article from Kelsey Stewart at the Omaha World-Herald. Kelsey and I had a long phone conversation while I drove across North Dakota, then she met me at the Omaha Country Club for a follow up.
A great feature from Dom Tiberi on 10TV in Columbus before I left town. Thanks, Dom!
Dave Leval joined us at Moose Run in Anchorage to learn more about Fifty for Father.
Doug Wolter of The Globe in Worthington, Minnesota, joined us on the course for a few holes. We had a wonderful conversation, including talking about how Doug had lost his father too soon as well. Read his article about Fifty for Father below.
Click the button below to see the story a Hawaii TV aired about Fifty for Father.
Alex from Fox5 in Vegas met me bright and early (5:30am!) at The Club at Sunrise to get footage for her story on Fifty For Father. Watch it below. Thank you!
A Tulsa photojournalist met us at the Page Belcher Golf Course on a hot Oklahoma day. See the story below.
Mindy Drayer of 610am wrote and produced a beautiful 3-part feature on my journey. Please listen to her show with Michaela Hunt, “What Matters,” 4-6pm on 610AM in Ohio. See part one below.
Part two of Mindy’s feature on Fifty for Father. She did a wonderful job telling my story. See below.
The third and final episode of Mindy Drayer’s story about Fifty for Father.