Bradley discusses living in a trailer park
- By Ryan Ballengee
- Jul 11, 2012 10:35 AM ET
Keegan Bradley is proud of his upbringing in New England, but the PGA champion has a been keeping a family secret. Bradley spent some of his childhood living in a Massachusetts trailer park with his father, Mark, according to Golf Magazine.
“My mom gets very sad when I talk about it, because she thinks it makes it sound like I had a bad childhood," he said. "So for a while I stopped talking about it. But I really had an unbelievable childhood."
“It was like something out of a movie. My dad is 6-foot-4, he’s taller than me, and we were living in this trailer with bunk beds."
The two-time PGA Tour winner briefly moved to Crystal Springs Trailer Park in Hopkinton, Mass., when his parents separated. Enough time has passed for Bradley to feel comfortable sharing a humbling part of his childhood that helps him now on Tour.
"I’m actually, in a weird way, proud of those days," he said. "I try to tell her, ‘Mom, it’s a cool story. The story of me growing up in Vermont and skiing, people don’t care about that. It’s the trailer park that people want to hear about.'"
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