Winning a writing award is a difficult task. There are so many great writers out there with outstanding talent. These writers can make a story sing, bringing out the best in a topic. Driving the reader toward a smile, grimace or important information.
But every once in a while a blind cat finds a mouse.
At the recent PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, this reporter earned an Outstanding Achievement Award for Profile Writing in the International Network of Golf's Annual Media Awards. The award was for the story: Eskin, passionate about golf, a story about WIP Radio's Howard Eskin that appeared in www.golfbuckscounty.com last spring.