Katie Kearney learned to golf as a kid, but never really focused on the sport. She was named Miss Missouri in 2012 and with her newfound publicity, started to get her invited to celebrity tournaments. Here she was able to rekindle her golf skills from her early childhood and make a real name for herself in the sport. Now, she is working in the golf industry as an on-air personality and travels to golf courses around the globe.
Perhaps Blair O’Neal’s biggest strength throughout her golf and professional career has been her adaptability. After starting as a successful college golfer who went on to have a long professional career, O’Neal began modeling, which led to her being featured in SI Swimsuit. Now, she is thriving as a host on the Golf Channel.
Alexandra O’Laughlin is yet another former college golf standout who has smoothly transitioned into a career in the media world. O’Laughlin now works for the Golf Channel and has a job that most of us can only dream about. Her Golf Channel show, “Go Around with Alexandra O’Loughlin,” features her traveling to some of the most beautiful locations and courses around the world.
Carly Booth is a professional golfer from Scotland competing on the Ladies European Tour. Being from the birthplace of golf in Scotland, golfing was in Booth’s DNA. She was a golf prodigy as a teen before beginning her professional career, as she has won multiple tournaments in her strong 7+ years on tour.
There was no golf team at Hailey Rae Ostrom’s high school in Oregon, so she had to compete in events by herself. Despite this challenge, Ostrom went on to have a prestigious career as a DIII golfer at George Fox University. Now, she is competing in the Cactus League. If her past is any indication, it is only a matter of time before we see her on the LPGA Tour.
Alisa Diomin is a female golfer looking to compete on the LPGA Tour with an incredible social media following. Diomin provides her 242k followers on Instagram with quality content of her swing, trick shots, and beautiful golf courses. She has also been featured in multiple videos on the Golf Channel’s YouTube.
Bella Angel was surrounded by the game of golf growing up, and she could always be found near the course as a kid. After dominating in youth tournaments, Angel went on to compete at Loughborough University in Britain. Now Angel is active and committed to growing her social media presence — and hoping to inspire more women and girls to try golf.
Charley Hull is a British golfer who has been dominating in the LPGA — and is still only 25. In her young career, Hull has 24 LPGA Top 10 finishes and one win, which has translated to more than $4 million in prize winnings. Currently, Hull is ranked 35th in the world and still has a tremendously bright future ahead of her.
Emily Caitlin Faulkner is a former D1 golfer at Florida Atlantic University who is currently working as a private golf coach and simultaneously growing her social media brand. Despite being a private account on Instagram, Faulkner is set to soon break the 300k follower mark.
Chelsea Lynn Pezzola is another pro golfer who has entered and thrived in the golf media world. With close to 150k Instagram followers, Pezzola has quite the social media presence. On the TV side, Pezzola is a media personality for Fox Sports as well as an editor for a golf travel magazine.
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