The 2016 U.S. Women’s Open Golf Championship was the 71th U.S. Women’s Open, and was held on July 7-10 at CordeValle Golf Club, San Martin, California.
Today we take a look at some of the hottest LPGA players that played for a chance in the largest purse in women’s golf, at $4.5 million for 2016. The tournament was televised by Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports. This should give you a reason to tune into golf next time, even if it’s not your game.
Veronica Felibert played collegiate golf at the University of Southern California and turned pro in 2012. Her best finish on Tour was a fourth place at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship.
Born: 15 June 1988 (age 27) Caracas, Venezuela
Height: 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Turned professional: 2012
On dating advice for guys: “To a guy who is trying to date a female golfer, he has to be very patient because we spend a lot of time on the golf course, and with a lot of men. So don’t be jealous.”
“I got into golf because of my dad. He is a really good golfer, and he didn’t have any boys, so he got me and my sister playing the game before any other sport.”
“I decided to play golf professionally in college when I realized I was competing against really good players who were becoming professional. It wasn’t that far from what I needed to do.”
“My style on the golf course is more about the visor. It became a thing I would wear during practices, then when I went to a regular tournament and I wanted to wear a regular hat, the sun hit me in my face so much I couldn’t wear it. I decided I would only wear the visor all the time.”