Get to Know:

John E. Kobara

The Basics:

City of residence: South Pasadena
Clubs: Screaming Eagles GC, Industry Hills GC
Profession: Retired, Active teaching and coaching for entrepreneurs, social change agents, leaders
Preferred title: Social Entrepreneur and Facilitator of Change
Family: Married for 35 years to Sarah. Three grown kids with no student debt.

What you Didn't Know:

Favorite musician: Tom Misch
First car: Datsun 510
Favorite book: Instructions to the Cook, Bernie Glassman
Guilty pleasure food: French fries
Favorite non-golf item: Sous Vide Cooker
Favorite quote: "Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable." - F. Peter Dunne
Fantasy profession: Full tenured professor in Positive Psychology
Greatest pride: Three healthy employed kids
Most visited website: LinkedIn
How he volunteers: SCGA Junior Golf Foundation Board, Chair of the MLK Community Health Foundation, Walden University Board and Special Advisor to the Wishtoyo Foundation

On the Course:

Favorite golf gadget: Garmin S20 Golf Watch
What about golf he would like to change: I'd like to see more links-style courses.
Favorite Tour players: Rickie Fowler, Kevin Na
What he would say to interest more juniors: (Especially diverse juniors,) Golf is a joyous walk in beautiful places where you get know extraordinary people.