women golfers

An Early Start

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Want to jump start your athletic career? Get a hole in one in front of thousands of fans.

At the recent LPGA tournament at Blackhawk Country Club near San Francisco I talked with 13 year old Casie Cathrea. She's just a freshman at local Livermore High School who was virutally unknown until hitting a hole in one during her first round, after qualifying for the professional event earlier in the week. But her low score was years in the making. Cathrea says she picked up her first club at five and by seven was entering tournaments. While Cathrea didn't make the Friday cut, her golf career is just teeing off, and despite fierce competition she says she is determined to play the game.  read more »

Lady Golfers in the Spotlight

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Today marked the final round of the year’s biggest professional tournament for female golfers, the United States Women’s Open. And in typical fashion, it was a dramatic ending, with a come-from-behind victory by Eun-Hee Ji of South Korea. The 23-year old sunk a 20-foot birdie putt on the finishing hole to finish ahead of crowd favorites Cristie Kerr and Paula Creamer.  read more »