When This Afghan Woman Found Golf, It Didn’t Just Change Her Life — It Saved It

Golf is not for everybody, and thank goodness for that. But when the game sinks her teeth in you, they lodge. The game can change the course of your life. Maybe you get that. If you do, you’re already off-and-running with Shagufa Habibi, an Afghan exile going to grad school outside Boston.

Habibi is a woman golfer from Afghanistan, a country that has virtually no golf and, now especially, few open doors for women playing any sport. Her story is beyond unlikely. GOLF.com’s Michael Bamberger writes.

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