About: Lester Sotelo

Lester Sotelo

A Passionate Golfer's Odyssey

Lester Sotelo's journey into the world of golf writing is a story of unwavering passion and relentless dedication. Born and raised in the heart of golf country, Lester's love for the game developed at an early age. As a child, he spent countless weekends on the golf course, honing his skills and nurturing his fascination with the sport's rich history.

From Fairways to Words

Lester's career at The Golf Mine began when he joined the team as a contributing writer in January 2019. He brought with him a wealth of personal experience and a deep understanding of the game that could only come from a lifelong love affair with golf. His unique perspective, combined with his exceptional storytelling skills, quickly set him apart as a valuable asset to the publication.


Telling the Untold Stories

Lester's writing style is characterized by its ability to breathe life into the untold stories of golf. While the world often focuses on the professional circuits and star players, Lester has a knack for uncovering the hidden gems and unsung heroes of the golfing world. His articles shine a spotlight on the local courses, dedicated coaches, and passionate amateurs who make golf a sport for the ages.

Masters of the Craft

One of Lester's most celebrated works is a series of profiles on little-known golf courses with remarkable histories. Through meticulous research and eloquent prose, he has introduced readers to the hidden treasures of the golfing world, shedding light on the courses that have witnessed decades of golfing lore.

A Voice for the Community

Beyond his writing, Lester is known for his community involvement. He actively engages with golf enthusiasts and local golf clubs, often participating in charity tournaments and supporting grassroots golf initiatives. His dedication to giving back to the community that has nurtured his love for golf is truly admirable.

An Ever-Evolving Journey

As Lester Sotelo continues to craft golf's untold stories at The Golf Mine, readers can expect to be enthralled by his unique perspective and unwavering passion for the game. Whether it's an exploration of historic courses or a profile of an up-and-coming amateur golfer, Lester's words transport readers to the heart of the golfing world, where every swing tells a story.

Stay tuned to The Golf Mine for more of Lester Sotelo's captivating narratives, and join him on a journey through the lesser-known but equally enchanting side of the golfing universe.

Posts by Lester Sotelo:

Best Golf Clubs for Professionals

Posted on: 12 Oct 2023

As a professional golfer, I understand the importance of having the right equipment to elevate your game to the highest level. In this article, I will share my insights and recommendations on the best golf clubs for professionals. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or an aspiring professional, having the right clubs can make a significant … Read more

Best Golf Clubs for Fat Guys

Posted on: 12 Oct 2023

When it comes to golf, selecting the right clubs is crucial for any player, regardless of their body type. However, as a larger individual, I understand the unique challenges and considerations that fat guys may face when it comes to choosing the best golf clubs. In this guide, I will discuss the key factors to … Read more

Why Your 3 Wood Hits as Far as Your Driver?

Posted on: 10 Oct 2023

In the realm of golf, the notion of a 3 wood hitting as far as a driver may seem counterintuitive. However, based on my extensive experience and authority in the game, I can attest that this phenomenon is not uncommon. In this discussion, I will explore the factors and techniques that can help you understand … Read more

How to Hit a Fade with a Strong Grip?

Posted on: 10 Oct 2023

Hitting a fade with a strong grip is a technique that I have honed through my extensive experience in golf. Contrary to conventional wisdom that suggests a strong grip is conducive to a draw or hook, I have found that it is entirely possible to achieve a controlled fade while maintaining a strong hold on … Read more

Why Am I Pulling My 3 Wood?

Posted on: 10 Oct 2023

In the world of golf, the 3 wood is an essential club in any golfer’s bag, valued for its versatility and distance potential. However, like many golfers, I have often found myself pulling my 3 wood off the fairway or tee, and it can be a frustrating experience. Through my personal experience and authority in … Read more

Why Am I Hooking My 5 Wood?

Posted on: 09 Oct 2023

In my journey through the world of golf, I’ve encountered my fair share of challenges on the course. One common issue that many golfers, including myself, have faced is hooking the 5 wood. This frustrating shot pattern can significantly impact your game. Let’s explore the various factors that can lead to a hook with the … Read more

Can Golf Shoes Affect Your Swing?

Posted on: 09 Oct 2023

In my extensive experience with golf, I’ve come to appreciate that every detail matters when it comes to your swing. One aspect that’s often overlooked is the choice of golf shoes. It might seem surprising, but from my years on the course, I can confidently assert that golf shoes can indeed have a significant impact … Read more

Can You Wear Golf Shoes in the Clubhouse

Posted on: 09 Oct 2023

When it comes to the world of golf, etiquette and dress code have always held a prominent place. As someone deeply involved in the golfing community, I understand the importance of adhering to these rules and maintaining the traditions that make golf such a unique and cherished sport. One common question that often arises, especially … Read more

Why Are Golf Shoes So Ugly?

Posted on: 07 Oct 2023

When it comes to the world of golf, I’ve always considered myself somewhat of an authority. From mastering the art of a precise swing to navigating the intricacies of the fairway, I’ve spent countless hours perfecting my game. However, there’s one aspect of golf that has always perplexed me: the notorious lack of style when … Read more

Do Leather Golf Shoes Stretch?

Posted on: 07 Oct 2023

In my journey through the world of golf, I’ve often wondered about the comfort and fit of leather golf shoes. The question that has crossed my mind time and again is, “Do leather golf shoes stretch?” Through personal experience and countless rounds on the course, I’ve gained valuable insights into the dynamics of leather golf … Read more