ANN ARBOR – Golf wasn’t Adie Maki’s first love, but it eventually became her passion.
There was a time where all the Ann Arbor Skyline junior did was swim competitively.
Nearly every day, she took the water and put in the work to become a standout in the sport.
But career-ending injuries to both of her knees took away that dream four years ago, forcing Maki to refocus and find a new outlet.
Facing the realization that swimming competitively would no longer be an option for Maki wasn’t easy to accept.
“It was really hard,” Maki told MLive. “I started swimming right away, so it was really all I knew and all I did every single day, so it was really difficult to let that go.”
It didn’t take long for Maki to find comfort on the golf course with Skyline’s golf team as she began playing golf three years