Shooting your age at 97, Mitchell still playing 18 holes per day

Elvin Mitchell recently celebrated his 97th birthday at the Thomson Lake Golf Course.

Elvin Mitchell didn’t start playing golf regularly until he was about 40 years old but now 97, he’s making up for lost time.

Mitchell plays 18 holes pretty much every day at Thomson Lake Golf Course. Recently he celebrated his 97th birthday at the club by shooting his age.

Golf Saskatchewan chatted with Elvin, alongside long time clubhouse manager Fawn Weisgerber to discuss his love for the game that has truly become a game for his life.