FORT MYERS, Fla. Brian Dozier is a pretty good baseball player, but he's also a pretty good golfer.
Dozier, the Minnesota Twins' 24-year-old shortstop prospect, was a four-sport athlete at Itawamba Agricultural High School in Fulton, Miss. He was the quarterback of the football team and the point guard on the Indians basketball team, as well as a shortstop. But he always had one true passion.
"Golf is probably my favorite sport to play, to be honest with you," Dozier said. "Well, baseball, of course. But golf, man, I love golf."
Dozier grew up on a golf course in his native Mississippi and is a big fan of PGA golfer Bubba Watson. Yet for as avid a golfer as he is, Dozier claims he can't remember his lowest-ever round. He does admit, though, that he shoots even par at his home course, Fulton Country Club.
"Don't let (Trevor) Plouffe say this," Dozier says, looking around the clubhouse for his close friend and Twins outfielder. "If I play in the offseason and stuff, pretty much e...