Since the starting of the yr, RTBF has launched a brand new venture Sports, which goals to focus on younger Belgian sportswomen from all walks of life. After the promising karateka Chiara Manca or the biker Amélie Triffet, we met the glowing and mature golfer Savannah De Bock, barely 16 years outdated however already stuffed with ambition and goals.
Parking virtually full once we park in the early afternoon at the Waterloo Golf Club. And for good purpose, the sky is blue and the solar distills its comforting spring glow on a inexperienced immaculate. Finally excellent climate for a golf follow. After a number of meters, it is Laurent DeBock, Savannah’s dad who comes to satisfy us. Contagious smile from a proud papa poule, he takes us to the follow: “She’s warming up” he confides in previous us.
Blue polo shirt, fetish cap firmly screwed on the cranium and membership in hand, Savannah interrupts her warm-up routine for a number of moments to greet us. The face remains to be youthful however the speech already surprisingly mature. “I try to stay focused on my goal, get as close as possible to the two posts over there” she explains, pointing to a distant purpose.
The environment is relaxed however Savannah is concentrated, utilized to perfecting the slightest gesture. It should be mentioned that from the top of her 16 years, she already is aware of what she desires and… what she is value. And for good purpose, since her debut at the age of 12, the Nivelloise has climbed the steps 4 by 4 and doesn’t appear decided to decelerate the tempo. Her sport is golf and at some point, this fanatic intends to make a dwelling from it. Even if it means placing her life as a younger teenager on maintain: “I know there are quite a few kids my age who go clubbing or like to hang out after school. I don’t. If I pass my basic year, whether I have 50 or 100%, it doesn’t change much. Except that for me it changes a lot. Because if I pass my year, I will be more comfortable playing golf. If I’m comfortable with golf, I’ll play better. And if I play well, I will want to train more. It’s a virtuous circle” she explains.