May
18
2009
By Stephanie Wei under General

Me, Paige Mackenzie and Christina Kim in the Clubhouse after the final round of the Sybase Classic.

Paige and Christina were paired together. I was excited to very excited when the pairings were released on Saturday. I’d been primarily following Paige all week. While I’d catch some of my other friends or players hit a drive or putt every now and again, I would have liked to see more of their rounds. But look, it’s tough to be 5 places at once. So, it was kinda cool that I got to “kill two birds with one stone” (so cheesy but couldn’t think of any better way to say it) yesterday.

I’d like to think that I was good luck. I mean, I showed up as they were making the turn, and on the next hole, they BOTH made birdie. OMMFG! I’d like to take credit for those, along with Christina’s chip-in for birdie on #2 and Paige’s clutch 12-foot putt to save par on the final hole. And of course, for their stellar rounds. I’d also like to take a cut of their winnings. 5% will do just fine. Thanks.

This was a pretty mind-blowing week. By that, I mean, it was one of the best weeks I’ve had in a while. It’s hard to explain and I won’t bore you with all the details, but it was like a collision of multiple and seemingly unrelated worlds. And it was fun (and interesting) being somewhat “inside the ropes” of the LPGA. I started my blog around 6-7 weeks ago for various reasons, but mainly to figure out if I did indeed want to pursue a long-term career in the golf industry and in which sector. Well, let’s just say that if I had any doubts or questions, most of them have been vanquished or answered.