Showing posts from August, 2021
Hi everyone, Happy Solheim Cup Week! Both teams are looking phenomenal this year and I can’t wait to watch over the holiday weekend! Watching the Solheim Cup is always so much fun and always inspires me to work even harder to someday hopefully have a chance at making that team. Also to Brittany Altomare and Megan Khang who are on Team USA representing New England as they are both from Massachusetts! I also start school this week so posts may not come as regularly depending upon high school golf and homework levels. I will do my best to continue to have a new post up every Monday and others included here and there when they are prevalent. I hope everyone has a great start to school! ~NH Golfer Gal

AIG Women’s Open!

Hi everyone, This past week was the AIG Women’s Open at Carnoustie! Watching links golf is always so interesting and exciting because it comes with its own sets of challenges and situations. Seeing the best women in the world competing on such an incredible golf course for a historic title was such a fun way to spend one of the last weekends of summer. Seeing them play the course was also extremely exciting given that I have been to Carnoustie (check out this post… ) and have seen some of the difficult scenarios players can encounter. Seeing all the names atop the leaderboard not only made for an exciting final round but continued to build up excitement for the Solheim Cup coming up! Watching some of the best Europeans in the game making a run combined with American Lizette Salas also making a move was a thrilling Sunday. Danish player Nanna Koertz-Madsen was so close all day before a difficult final hole with a bad break in the bun
Hi everyone, This past week wrapped up the regular season on the PGA Tour and a week where 25 hard working men earned their PGA Tour cards after the final event of the Korn Ferry Tour regular season.  On the PGA Tour after some phenomenal rounds all week there was a 6-way tie for first after the regulation 72 holes were completed. Into a playoff they went, and Kevin Kisner lighting it up was able to get it done coming out on top of Adam Scott, Si Woo Kim, Kevin Na, Branden Grace, and Roger Sloan. Congratulations to Kis on his great victory and great playing to all! Looking forward to watching the FedEx Cup Playoffs for the next few weeks.  On the Korn Ferry Tour after a long and gruelling regular season the first batch of new PGA Tour card holders have achieved a dream! Congratulations to all of them and best of luck to the remaining players vying for one of the 25 remaining cards up for grabs during the finals! The LPGA Tour and LET Tour were in Scotland this week where in a difficult

Team USA sweeps the golf events at the Olympic Games!

Hi everyone, The past few weeks in Tokyo were the 2020 (rescheduled to this year due to COVID-19) Olympic Games! Which included the Olympic golf competitions, one for the men and one for the women.  The men's event took place first and all the men were ready to compete after getting all their Covid tests to be ready and eligible. For many, it was their first Olympic games and an experience that as for every Olympian will never be forgotten. All week players were out posting low rounds and trying to keep themselves in medal contention come Sunday. Xander Schauffele, Team USA, was in a great spot heading into Sunday's final round and was able to card a -4, 67 to earn his gold medal! Rory Sabbatini came out of nowhere on Sunday with a final round 61, a whopping -10 to win himself a silver medal! For bronze, it was a bit more challenging to be the one standing on that podium as there was a seven-man play-off to win that medal. The play-off included the likes of Rory McIlroy, Collin


Hi everyone, This last week at Brooklawn Country Club in Connecticut was the 3rd US Senior Women’s Open! There were so many legends teeing it up including JoAnne Carner, Laura Davies, Catriona Matthew, and Michelle McGann! Laura Shanahan Rowe, who teaches out of the Sagamore-Hampton Golf Center here in NH, teed it up and made the cut finishing in a tie for 49th.  However making her first start in a USGA Championship since 2008, the GOAT, Annika Sorenstam held a share of the lead after the first round and the solo lead after the second and third rounds. With another phenomenal round yesterday in a very Annika-like fashion she took home the victory with an eight shot margin, 26 years after she won her first US Women’s Open! Watching Annika tee it up was such a treat and being able to watch her win was an unbelievable opportunity! Before March of 2020 (when I watched her play in the Arnold Palmer Invitational Pro-Am) I had never thought I would be able to see my hero play, let alone win a