Rick Karbowski Personal Notes
Turned to golf as a 13-year-old after sustaining an injury playing baseball.
Favorite golf courses are Pinehurst No. 2, Salem CC, Kittansett CC, Merion GC and Taconic GC.
Would love to play Pebble Beach or Augusta National.
Enjoys the TV show "Law & Order," as well as the movie "Gladiator.".
Favorite athlete is Curt Schilling, and favorite entertainers are Jerry Seinfeld and Elizabeth Hurley.
Likes Italian food.
One of his good-luck charms is marking his ball with a Canadian nickel given to him by his daughter, Elizabeth.
Nickname is Karbo.
Biggest thrill away from golf is having children and raising them.
Has worked with such instructors as Bob Molt and John Cregan.
In addition to working as a club pro, he also worked 17 years as a paint salesman.
Says the one sporting event he would buy a ticket to see would be any Boston Red Sox game.
Has played a lot of golf with fellow New Englander Dana Quigley and says he has been an inspiration.
Was so emotional after qualifying for the Champions Tour that he could not tell his wife the good news. Instead, he had his caddie deliver the news.