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My unlikely journey to pro caddying

Updated: September 5, 2013, 5:58 PM ET
By Michael Collins | ESPN.com

From the first time I swung a golf club in 1993 at age 22, I had fallen hopelessly in love with this ridiculous game. It wasn't until 1997, though, when Fuzzy Zoeller made a racially charged remark about Tiger Woods at the Masters, that I tried to combine my work with my passion.

You see, 16 years ago I was a professional comedian of racially-mixed background. Zoeller's comments were great fodder for me as I created a comedy bit about the unfair nature of jokes and race.

I ...

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