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I am a young female who has decided to grind through the journey as a professional golfer. I am excited for the road ahead and cannot wait for what is to come. I'm an outgoing girl who lives life to it's fullest. Stay tuned for an exciting venture as I keep you updated with my blog and make my way to the LPGA!

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Hey everyone!

So after a few weeks off, recovering from norovirus, I am finally feeling back to my old self again and have regained the strength I lost when I was down.  I played in an event at Wigwam golf course in Litchfield Park, AZ.  Played a practice and was feeling good on Sunday and then Monday rolled around.  Ate a healthy breakfast and laced up my Footjoys only to have the first round cancelled due to a severe wind storm.  The winds were blowing about 40 with gusts over 50. The dirt was flying and palm trees were swaying (well more like bending).  Tuesday came around and while the winds were better, they were still present.  Shifting winds blowing about 25-30 all day made it tough to stay focused.  I played terrible and felt like I did not have any control over my game. I tried to keep it together slopping together a sad 83.  Surprisingly that was a half way decent round in the field due to conditions.  Wednesday was a new day and I was feeling much better from the start.  Winds were a little calmer and I was back to playing my game.  I shot 76 with a water ball. Finished with a solid back nine and felt as though I was stepping back into my game.

Course Review
  The facility at Wigwam has three different courses and we played the Gold course.  It is known as Arizona's Monster.  The fairways are somewhat narrow and your drives must be in the fairway if you' re hoping to make pars and birdies.  I personally was not a fan of the greens as they were not very receptive.  Unless you are hitting short irons and wedges you will have a hard time getting the ball to stop on the greens.  I enjoyed the layout and the par threes made the course a true challenge.  Overall the course was in great condition.  The practice facility and range are really nice with plenty of space to work on a solid short game.  

I give 4 stars!!

Thursday I had the day off so my dad and I decided to play at Quarry Pines in Tucson, AZ.  This lush green golf course can easily be be spotted off the ten freeway.  It is eye catching and reason enough to stop if you're a golfer that likes to try new courses.  We absolutely loved it!!  It was a challenging course but absolutely breath taking.    

I give it 5 stars!!!

I am looking forward to an amazing summer ahead.  Be sure to check out my schedule as new dates will be appearing throughout the next few weeks.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Kick Off!

Hey everyone!

Quick update on the past few weeks  (ok maybe not so quick) haha

I recently played in an event at Sundance Country Club in Buckeye, AZ.  The course was a fairly young course with a lot of challenges.  I enjoyed playing this event.  I played very consistent golf for all three days shooting 75,75,74.  I ended up taking 6th in the money and was very happy with my play that week.  My caddy and I had great course management all week and felt very confident in my play.  It was a successful week and I look forward to playing that course in the future.

Next on the agenda was the Wildfire Event.  I have honestly been looking forward to this event since last year.  It is a beautiful course and we were playing it the week before the LPGA RR Donnelley Tournament took place.  The field is always big and LPGA players play in our event as a warm up.  We arrived and played a practice round on Sunday.  Monday was day one of the event and I started the day off feeling shaky and unable to eat.  I wasn't sure why because I felt the past year allowed me to conquer my nerves.  I played great with some sloppy holes in-between and had no idea why I was feeling the way I did.  By the end of the round I was too sick to even function.  I went to urgent Care and found out I had noro-virus (aka. severe stomach virus).  I unfortunately had to withdraw from the tournament and have taken the last 4 days to recover.

In other news...I have been working out in the gym everyday now for 13 weeks straight and can honestly say it has made a huge difference in my game.  I figure that I am gonna take control of the things I can involving my golf career in order to make sure my journey is successful.

Course reviews....

Sundance Golf Course
Buckeye, AZ

Sundance Golf Course in Buckeye, AZ was a young fresh course that was still firm in the fairways.  Its layout is of a typical desert course with trouble if you were not in the fairways.   Water only came into play on two holes.  The fairways are very narrow but definitely lush green.  I was impressed with the course as a hole but not so impressed with the practice facility.  They had a really neat chipping area  but it was placed at the end of the driving range so it was very cramped and not easily accessible.  The greens rolled pure but definitely weren't super fast.  For a golf round it is a fun and challenging venue.

I give it 4 stars!

Wildfire Golf Resort
Scottsdale, AZ
Wildfire Golf Course is located in North Phoenix out by itself in the middle of a luxurious resort.  The Palmer and Faldo courses are true desert links golf courses that are in pristine condition.  The range is very spacious and very well manicured.  Ample room for practicing and if you're ever in the area stop by and practice your game.  The famous Palmer bunker design keeps you on your toes and tests your ability around the greens.  The course is a great place to go for a golf vacation and gives you the feeling of what a true golf course should feel like.

I give it 5 stars!

Have a great week and be sure to check out my "What's Happening" section at the bottom of the main page to see the full calendar of event!