If there’s anything that comes natural to Dori Carter, our sponsored golfer, it’s golf. And if there’s anything that comes natural to us, it’s cheering her on as she travels from tournament to tournament. Since 2010, we’ve had the great honor of supporting Dori as she competes against the greatest golfers in the league. Today, we had the honor of getting to know her a bit better.
Q: How old were you when you fell in love with the game?
A: Young! Maybe 7-8 years old.
Q: Did you always dream of being a professional golfer, or was there something else you wanted to be when you were younger?
A: I dreamed of being an LPGA professional my whole life.
Q: When it comes to golf, what do you consider to be your greatest accomplishment?
A: Just playing for a living – making golf a career
Q: Do you have a specific shot or tournament that’s most memorable?
A: The RICOH Women’s British Open at St. Andrews
Q: What’s your favorite course to play?
A: Alister MacKenzie Golf Course
Q: How many hours do you spend training for a tournament?
A: During a tournament week, approximately 16-20 hours, prior to the first round.
Q: Do you have a good luck charm or a pre-game ritual?
A: I have a routine of stretching and exercises that I do before every round.
Q: What three things are always in your golf bag?
A: Chewing gum, rain gloves, and a picture of me and my sister at her wedding.
Q: If you could play a round of golf with anyone in the world, who would it be?
A: Peyton Manning or Justin Timberlake
Q: When you’re off the course, what other activities do you enjoy?
A: College sports, movies, books, trying new restaurants
To keep up with Dori, our sponsored golfer, this season, take a look at her LPGA page.