Seven birdies this afternoon on the Dinah Shore Event Course at Mission Hills Nation Membership in Rancho Mirage, Calif., helped Gina Kim (Durham, North Carolina) to a 5-under par 67 within the ultimate spherical of the LPGA Qualifying Event Stage I.
Gina Kim, statements
“The putts weren’t dropping at the start, however I knew this was a marathon not a dash. I took it one gap at a time and stayed affected person. After I made a bogey on No. 8, that’s when putts began dropping, so I feel staying calm and poised was actually the important thing for me.
Coach Brooks and Jon Whithaus have been actual instrumental in serving to me strengthen my psychological aspect of the sport. I assume I’m simply pondering smarter as of late, so much calmer and I’m in a position to simplify a variety of issues, so as we speak was a reasonably stress-free spherical.
I’m heading to Wales tomorrow, a fast turnaround, and can play within the Curtis Cup this week. After that, I have to return to high school and be a daily faculty scholar and play in my faculty tournaments, so I’m fairly enthusiastic about what’s arising”.
Solheim Cup organizers and BMW introduced the creation of the BMW Celeb Match through the week of the 2021 Solheim Cup, which can happen at Inverness Membership from August 31 – September 6 in Toledo, Ohio. The celeb match will likely be held on Thursday, September 2 at 2 p.m.
at Inverness Membership, with celebrities and gamers battling for the inaugural crown. “We’re excited to have the ability to deliver the BMW Celeb Match on the Solheim Cup to life throughout occasion week,” mentioned Solheim Cup match director Becky Newell.
“The match was designed with followers in thoughts as a solution to elevate the expertise for these attending the Solheim Cup, and we’re trying ahead to watching these gamers strive their hand at Inverness Membership as a kickoff to one in all ladies’s golf’s most distinguished crew occasions”.
The celeb match could have two groups teeing off No. 10 in a scramble format. Three-time U.S. Solheim Cup crew captain and 31-time LPGA Tour winner, Juli Inkster, and six-time U.S. Group member and main champion Morgan Pressel are among the many contributors, in addition to Radio Corridor of Fame host and former NFL defensive lineman, Mike Golic.
One of many groups will even be captained by none apart from multi-Platinum promoting and three-time GRAMMY Award-winning nation artist, Darius Rucker. “The Solheim Cup is a prestigious occasion that I all the time get pleasure from watching as a fan of nice golf,” mentioned Rucker.
“I’m honored to be on the identical course as these proficient gamers and might’t look forward to some pleasant competitors within the celeb match!”.