Golf: The Part-Time Pro

Golf's touring pros are undoubtedly the world's best-paid nomads, but the tournament trail is a long, dusty road.

To win his $12,000 or so each year, the average pro travels 30,000 miles, sleeps in 40 different motels, plays 3,000 holes of golf, and spends most of his spare time complaining about the lousy life he leads. Not Paul Harney. He's got the system licked.

Hello, Buddy. The main things Har ney, 35, got out of his eight years on the pro tour were a streak of snow-white hair and a nervous stomach. A reed-thin...

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