THE trigger for Stephen McAllister's memory might be when he strides on to the first tee at a certain course, or when he arrives at a particular tournament, or perhaps even when he bumps into a familiar face.
Recollections gather in his mind and a smile, more often than not, spreads across his face as he thinks about the friend who once shared such experiences with him.
It is little less than a year since Adam Hunter succumbed to his two-year fight against leukaemia and, even now, McAllister finds it hard to believe that his fellow Scottish professional golfer is no longer here. "It hit me hard," he says, quietly. "I actually get this feeling that Adam is still around because guys I'm playing with will ask about him not knowing that he has passed away. That's because he was a special person, as well as a terrific golfer."
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