LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Behind every successful golfer there often stands a supportive wife. Golf and marriage, what's love got to do with it? Everything! Author of the book Honey I Love Golf But I Love You More!, Jodi Walker launched the first ever national Golfer's Wife of the Year contest. Winners were selected from essays written by their husbands or in some cases the women submitted essays to nominate themselves. Each essay shared heartwarming stories as to why their nominee should be the Golfer's Wife of the Year. Essays came from all over the country, with the winning essays coming from California, Georgia and New York. You can read the winning essays at http://www.HoneyILoveGolf.com. "We were amazed at how each entry creatively expressed just how they felt about that special someone and the game of golf," said Walker.
The first place winner is Rowena Hofman with an essay written by her husband Scott. First place prize is a golf and spa package for two at La Costa Resort and Spa as well as his and her complete sets of golf clubs from Adams Golf.
The second place winner is Cari McLamb with an essay written by her husband Josh. Second place prize is a Bushnell Hybrid Laser GPS Model Number 201951 and a Ladies Gs5 Mallet Garnet Putter from Gemspot® Jeweled Putters.
The third place winner is Amanda Rice who nominated herself. Third place prize is a one year membership in Women on Course and a Tempo in Motion golf training tool.
Author Jodi Walker wrote the book Honey I Love Golf But I Love You More! to help women understand why men love the game so much and how they too can enjoy the game. Men and women learn to create a lifestyle that will keep them enjoying the "sweet spot" in golf and in life. The bestselling book reached #6 in golf books on Amazon and is also available in the PGA Tour shops in the airport.
Jodi launched the Golfer's Wife of the Year contest to honor the women behind the scenes and also to create awareness about the beauty of the sport to those women who might be new to the game. She also enjoys sharing the research that discovered golfers may even live longer along with other great tips to enjoy the sport and your marriage.
View the winning essays at http://www.HoneyILoveGolf.com. The winning essays have signed releases and can be reprinted with permission. To interview Jodi or any of the winners contact us below.
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