Georgia Golfer Jeremiah Austin Making His Mark

Georgia Golfer Jeremiah Austin
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Photo: Derrick Davis\The Brunswick News

Jeremiah Austin had run the gamut of athletics.

Coming from a line of state champion wrestlers, Austin considered following in his family’s footsteps. He played football, soccer, baseball. He ran track.

It wasn’t until the gangly adolescent knocked pinecones around his yard that he stumbled upon the sport that he’s since grown to love.

“I played flag football, and then I went to tackle football, and after tackle football, I didn’t want to do football anymore,” Austin said with a chuckle. “So I went to soccer, played soccer for four years. Then I did baseball — went baseball for four years. I went to all-stars in soccer and baseball for two years.

“After that, I just went and started playing golf.” Read more.

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