Jeff Ritter joined Golf.com in 2010 after working as a producer for SI.com. He has written and blogged on the rise of K.J. Choi, the influence of Buddhism on Tiger Woods and numerous golf-travel destinations. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor's degree in sports management and later earned a master's degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.
It's been two weeks since Hurricane Irma tore through the Southeast, and many are scrambling to repair homes while electricity and potable drinking water remain a challenge. Golf, on the whole, is parked in the background. But for many residents in Naples, golf is life.