Don Confoey did not settle for working for his father’s steel manufacturing company. That business did not offer the scenic views a golf course provides. So he wound up taking a position in 1996 with a now defunct nine-hole country club near Medina, commuting from Campbell.
“I drove 73 miles each way every day for the first year just to [make sure] that I absolutely wanted to do this,” says Confoey, director of golf at The Lake Club.
He became the assistant professional golfer at Fon