Chasing my dreams one shot at a time
Hello friends! Here is a brief recap of the Canadian Women's Amateur Championship...
My time in Lethbridge, Alberta was fun but I played far from my best golf. The course was fair, the weather cool, and the tournament was well run. However, it was just one of those weeks where golf seems like the hardest game ever played. I drove the struggle bus around the course during the first round, making a costly triple bogey on the back 9 that led to a whopping 79. The second day I came back with a 1-under 71 which ensured I made the cut (from 156 players to the low 70). I shot 74-75 the final two rounds. On a positive note, I was pleased that I managed to shoot some decent scores the last 3 rounds despite feeling like I was playing left handed. Also, often times you can learn more from the weeks where you play poorly and are forced to grind out every hole than the weeks where the game comes easy. This was definitely the case for me, and I am now looking forward to making myself better because of it.
I am working out, practicing, and playing all week here in Boise in preparation for the US Am. My dad and I fly out to Cleveland, Ohio early Friday morning. I have practice round tee times scheduled for Saturday and Sunday with my Husker teammate Steffi Neisen and her 16 year old sister, Mackenzie Neisen. Tournament play begins Monday and can be followed on the USGA website. I am incredibly excited for the adventure to begin!
In other exciting news, I am officially registered for Stage I of LPGA Q-school and have booked my plane ticket to Daytona Beach! This made the reality of it all sink it- and it is a great feeling. :)
An inside look at my journey in professional golf
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