Journey to the 2019 US Senior Women's Open

Inspired by attending the USGA's - Inaugural US Senior Women's Open as a spectator in July 2018, I've started my journey to qualify to play inside the ropes in 2019.   This blog is for family, friends and golfers who would like to join me in this discovery journey toward highly competitive golf.


What an Experience!

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

From Start to Finish… From the moment we (Janet Kieslich, my caddie & I) arrived at Briarwood Country club at 10:30am on 4/23 feeling like very green rookies, until the moment we left the property ( around 7:30pm), it was a whirlwind day full of learning, adrenaline, highs and lows, speed walking – even running, excitement, more adrenaline and more learning – 6 valuable Lessons! (more...)

Two Weeks to Go!!

Monday, April 08, 2019

My US Senior Women’s Open Application has been sent and accepted. (YAY!) The Qualifying Event is set for Tuesday, April 23rd at Briarwood Country Club in Sun City, AZ. (more...)

Learning to Compete

Saturday, November 10, 2018

You can think about it, talk about it, dream about it and train for it, but there is no experience comparable to actually DOING IT. So, I mustered up the courage to do just that by entering into The Cactus Tour event at the Sundance Golf Club in Buckeye, AZ this past week. (more...)

3 Things for getting in shape for Competitive Golf

Sunday, September 09, 2018

There are endless resources online for fitness and specifically, golf fitness. How do you know which is the right one for you? I started with a TPI assessment conducted by a certified TPI expert. (more...)

What does it take to qualify for the US Senior Women’s Open?

Monday, August 27, 2018

Honestly, I’m not exactly sure but I’m on a journey to find out. When the USGA announced last fall that they would be hosting the Inaugural US Senior Women’s Open in July 2018, I was very intrigued. So much so, that I made the trip last month to see it in person at the Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton, IL. I went with curiosity to see if I’d be totally intimidated or very inspired and actually came back feeling both 😊. (more...)