It's smart for golfers to find someone who's a golfer."Samantha, a 26-year-old Californian-turned-New Yorker, agrees.The last nongolfer she dated was back in high school."What might make golf a more important match than other activities is the amount of time that it can take up in someone's life. How about someone who has at least a master's degree? Limiting the field of potential dates, however, isn't always the key to finding that perfect person.It's a serious commitment."The rise of online dating has, among other things, made it easier for people to narrow down who they're looking for. "People think they might know what they need in a partner, but those needs can end up being quite superficial," Rhoades says. That said, I wouldn't consider golf a superficial quality, mostly because of the time commitment it demands.The Sun on Sunday told in 2014 how Kirsty Gallacher - nicknamed Thirsty Kirsty after her drink-driving conviction last year - got over her divorce by dating golf's former world No1.She had been introduced to him by her cousin, golfer Stephen Gallacher.After mindlessly left-swiping through hundreds of mundane Tinder images (a left-swipe means, "Nope, I'm not interested"), I stopped at a photo of a guy standing on the seventh tee at Pebble Beach. I messaged him first: "Seventh tee at Pebble Beach!
She has two teenage sons - Roman, 15, and Valentino Luca, 13, with her actor ex-husband Daniel Caltagirone. She then married her toyboy roofer Jack Cockings in 2013 after the pair met on Twitter the year before, but she filed for divorce just seven months later.Martin is dubbed the Ice Man after showing nerves of steel with the winning 2012 Ryder Cup putt for Europe.And the ladies' man has been linked with a string of beautiful women.Mel, 47, immediately shut down stories that her and Olly had been secretly dating for a year as "s***", but has remained tight-lipped after being linked to Martin, 33.