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"I was trying to hit on him, and he wasn't having it," Samantha says.
"Turns out, he had just come out of a long relationship and wasn't ready to date.
The last nongolfer she dated was back in high school.
"Golfers are just who I'm attracted to," says Samantha, who has a 1.4 Index.
Elizabeth and her man have now been dating for nearly three years.
Turns out she was the first and only person he ever messaged.
"One of those women saw a photo of me standing in front of that huge leader board at Augusta National, and she asked me where that was.
She considered only guys who made mention of the sport, whether it was through a photo they'd posted or a reference in their short bio.
On a cold day in February, she came across a guy with whom she'd flirted at Chelsea Piers in December.
"It's a more realistic expectation for women to find male golfers than it is for men to find female golfers."Ryan, a 33-year-old avid golfer and a divorced father of two girls, says it's his dream to find a woman who loves the game and plays well.
"Half my time is already devoted to my daughters," he says, "and golf takes up the majority of the rest of my free time." When Ryan reentered the dating scene, he used Tinder.