“If I’d not lost out by that one shot, I might not have worked as hard as I did this winter. I look on it as a kind of driving force.”
Looking back at her experience at Q-School at the end of 2014, IJGA alum Stephanie Meadow pulled the silver lining. The January 26, 2015 edition of Global Golf Post featured Meadow in a piece on the life lessons provided by the game she loves.
The 23-year-old, who wrapped up her college golf career at the University of Alabama in May, had an action-packed opening to her professional career including a third-place finish at the U.S. Open in June of 2014 and a second third-place finish at the Ladies European Masters. The unfortunate heartbreak of missing out on a full LPGA card was no match for Meadows’ positivity, though.
According to the post, Meadow’s impressive beginning to her professional career suggests a “glittering future.”
Meadow was also featured in the New York Times in December as she attempted to become the first woman from Northern Ireland to play on the LPGA Tour.
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