Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Golfer Has a Whole Lot of Talent.(Final)

Byline: Harold Smith For the Journal

* Simon Miller, 10, wants to break Phil Mickelson's records

YOUTH SPORTS

Ten-year-old Simon Miller knows it's all about putting the ball in the hole.

"Even my favorite book is 'Holes','' says the Manzano Day School fifth-grader-to-be. "They made a movie out of it. I just liked it."

The 2002 Sun Country Junior PGA 7- to 9-year-old golfer of the year and deadeye basketball player always has had a smooth stroke.

"It started when he was about age two when he'd throw a Whiffle ball into a net," says his mother, Clare. "He liked to do anything with balls. Then, he had a plastic set of golf clubs. …

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