CHANGING COURSE: In John Sawin ’07’s professional life, he has left banking twice — for golf. In 2013, he left investment banking to compete in elite amateur events around the country. Sawin would return to banking, but soon after, he was approached with an opportunity that made him realize: “There are thousands of bankers in the world, but only one director of golf at Pebble Beach.” Sawin’s title is vice president and director of golf for the Pebble Beach Co., where he oversees the finances, tournaments, and guest experiences at its six properties. The iconic links on California’s Monterey Peninsula will host the U.S. Open June 13–16.
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