By Kyle Hanquist, Ph.D. Candidate, Aerospace Engineering
October 25, 2016 - 10:20am
While packing my one backpack for a conference in Europe last summer, I received an email from the College of Engineering. It said that Wilson Golf is looking for contestants for their driver design competition to air as a reality television show on the Golf Channel where the winner receives the largest prize in Golf Channel history, $500,000. I couldn’t believe my eyes. First, I love to golf. I grew up in a farm town in Nebraska, where the course I golfed on had sand greens (yes, the greens were sand instead of grass).