Professional golf is a 'grind' but Choo Tze Huang battles on week after week despite the setbacks

Professional golf can appear moneyed from the outside, but in truth it’s a sweaty daily scrap filled with defeats and fretting about expenses. Join us as we follow Singaporean golfer Choo Tze Huang on his journey to make the cut in this tough world.
Singaporean golfer Choo Tze Huang teeing off at the SMBC Singapore Open at Sentosa Golf Club.
Singaporean golfer Choo Tze Huang teeing off at the SMBC Singapore Open at Sentosa Golf Club.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Everyone misses in professional golf. There are missed fairways, missed greens, missed putts. Too many of these eventually lead to missed cuts, missed pay cheques and missed opportunities.

Choo Tze Huang is in the midst of his eighth season as a touring professional and knows about missing. Because he's here in Malaysia on a muggy Wednesday afternoon in June, shaking his head in disbelief after seeing his white Srixon Z-star XV ball veer slightly off line inches away from the cup.

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