Monday, May 25, 2009

A Weekend in the Netherlands

After his mediocre start of the season, Sam did not expect to be chosen for the Belgian national team. Surprisingly, however, he was picked to travel to the Netherlands with the team to practice for the upcoming European Team Championships.

Ten boys participated in this weekend training session. Only six will end up playing. Sam still thinks he will be will not make the final cut but is now confident he will be picked next year after many of the top players leave for college. He returned with a smile. The team stayed in a swish Hilton Hotel in Utrecht and the course was superb.

“I’m beginning to feel like I belong,” he says.

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