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A 2014 graduate of NC State's PGA Golf Management program, I spent two and a half years as a golf writer for our school's daily paper while becoming a Best Practice writer and Social Media Developer at PGA Magazine for three years. I am now a PGA Professional and work as the Reader Engagement Coordinator for The Post. 

Fun Fact: I was convinced to start playing golf after watching Tiger battle Bob May in the 2000 PGA Championship.

Handicap: 2.6

Favorite Courses: Have played TPC Sawgrass, TPC Scottsdale, Glen Abbey, We-Ko-Pa, Blue Monster at Doral, Tobacco Road, Raleigh Country Club, Mid Pines, and others... Dream to play Augusta National, the Old Course, Pine Valley, and Riviera.

Twitter: @FairwayFairholm

Featured Stories

NEWS: With Swing Coach Also In The Field, Kelly Flourishes At U.S. Senior Open

Jerry Kelly (Photo credit: Chris Keane, USGA)

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO | Jerry Kelly has a secret weapon, and it’s one of the rarest scenarios you will find in any sport. His coach and brother-in-law, Jim Schuman, is playing this week at the U.S. Senior Open. So unlike nearly every player in the field who is sans instructor…

NEWS: Smoltz Struggles In Opening 85 At U.S. Senior Open

John Smoltz
John Smoltz hits his tee shot on the 11th hole during the first round of the 2018 U.S. Senior Open at The Broadmoor (East Course) in Colorado Springs, Colo. on Thursday. (Copyright USGA/Chris Keane)

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO | Nothing went right for John Smoltz on Thursday at the U.S. Senior Open. Not even his shoes. “Big rookie mistake,” Smoltz said. “I got nice-looking shoes and one day they’re going to be comfortable, but I broke them in out here. Live and learn.” Smoltz, the…

NEWS: Denied Golf Cart, Daly Withdraws From U.S. Senior Open

John Daly hits a tee shot during the 2017 Open Championship. (Photo: Hannah McKay, Reuters)

Struggling with an injured knee, John Daly withdrew from this week’s U.S. Senior Open after the USGA, which runs the championship, turned down his request to use a golf cart. PGA Tour Champions permits competitors to use carts in its tournaments, and Daly used one last week while finishing in…

PODCAST: KPMG Women’s PGA Championship Preview

Brooke Henderson has a strong track record at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship. (Photo: Brian Spurlock, USA Today Sports)

In this episode of the PostCast, our LPGA insider Steve Eubanks breaks down some of the major storylines at this week’s KPMG Women’s PGA Championship at Kemper Lakes Golf Club in Kildeer, Ill. For more coverage of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, come back to later this week.

NEWS: Vermeer Collects Himself To Win PGA Professional Championship

Ryan Vermeer
Ryan Vermeer won the 51st PGA Professional Championship on Wednesday at Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Courses. (Photo: PGA of America)

SEASIDE, CALIFORNIA | After sleeping on a three-stroke lead heading into the final round, Ryan Vermeer had gone 4-over par on his front nine and watched his lead evaporate. That’s when he needed to buckle down. Vermeer took his time over a birdie putt on the par-5 10th and rolled…

NEWS: Grillo, An Late Additions to U.S. Open Field

Byeong An earned a ticket to the U.S. Open after a strong performance in the Memorial Tournament. (Photo: Aaron Doster, USA Today Sports)

U.S. Open week is upon us and the 156-man field is officially set to take on Shinnecock Hills. Six players were uncertain of their fate until today, when the USGA announced the finishing touches to the field. Emiliano Grillo and Byeong An earned their spot by being in the top…