Video: Golfing with Loretta
Headed for US Women's Senior
Fri, 29 Jun 2018 23:26:44 +0000Golfing with LorettaHeaded for US Women's Seniorhttp://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12516/7380759?cpt=8&wpid=2637KRGVloretta young ... took up golf in her thirties ... she turned pro ... in her 40's ... now in her 60's ... young ... is gearing up to tee off at a prestigious tournament ... alongside some of the biggest names in women's golf. loretta's home away from home ... is the golf courseyou can golf courseyou can usually find her working on her game ... or ... teaching it ... she's been a certified instrcutor for more than twenty years. loretta young: "i took up golf at the age of 34 ... i turned pro when i was 40 ... the rest has been history ... i keep trying to get better." in mid-july ... young will compete in the first-ever usga ... u.s. senior women's open ... loretta young: "it's a dream come true ... i have waited for this moment, all my life." she qualified by taking 2nd place at a sectional tournament in austin ... featuring 28 competitors. loretta young: "i worked so hard, i practiced out here all day long in the heat to get in this moment. to think i'm going to be part of the first women's open, words can't describe it." qualifying was hard enough ... playing at the tournament ... will present some challenges as well ... for the 64-year old. loretta young: "i'm probably one of the older contestants. most of them are in their 50s. wish they had it 15 years ago. would have been a lot easier on me." young is a long-shot to win the tournament ... which will feature big names such as juli inkster ... however ... if she does somehow win the event ... she would plan on spending some of her prize-money on promoting youth golf in the valley. loretta young: "i hope to inspire other girls, when they're young and they're old, don't ever give up." the tournament tees of on july 12 at the chicago country club ... reporting in the studio, ruben juarez, channel 5 sports. in soccer news ....