Saturday was my last day working at Remuera Golf Club. It was a surreal experience and I found myself thinking, “this is the last time I’m going to do this,” throughout the day. I’ve learned so much in my time at the club, not only about the sport of golf but what it takes to run a golf course. I don’t know for sure what I’ll do professionally in the future, but I know that golf will always be a big part of my life.
Since I arrived in Auckland without knowing anyone, my coworkers were my first friends who quickly became like family to me. The guys in the pro shop have become the brothers I always wished I had. Farting, telling dirty jokes, sharing hilarious anecdotes, ‘enriching’ my vocabulary, meddling in my love life, and giving sage life advice are just some of the things I love them for. I am going to miss them terribly.
Today was my first day on my road trip! Four weeks long, this trip will see me going places and doing things I never thought I’d do. Bungee jumping will be one of them. Lots of things will be crossed of my list by the time the trip is over and I cannot wait to get into the thick of it.
For the time being I’ll chill in Gisborne by taking in the sights and chatting with my fellow hostel mates before heading to Napier in the morning.