Responsibilities are only on the up now. Pressure is on with the mortgage. You’re not convinced by your job, but can you really risk moving with the mortgage and the kids growing up? That yearly fee at the club is coming up soon too. What to do? Especially if the little ones are going to go to an independent secondary school. They’ve got to pass the exams first; is it bad you’re hoping they don’t?
Decision made, you’re leaving the club. It’s going to have to be the odd round here and there, but the clubs are going in the attic and deep down you know it’s unlikely they’ll be coming out for a while.
Read the next in the series: The Seven Ages of a Golfer – Aged 41 to 50