It is “early days” into the 2023 LPGA season, just a handful of tournaments have been played, and yet Lizette Salas already appears amped up for the road ahead. Why? Well, for Salas, there are all sorts of good reasons.
First up is a home game at the DIO Implant LA Open, which begins next Thursday at a venue close to her heart, Palos Verdes Golf Club in California. Salas is an honorary member at the club, where her longtime coach, Jim Gormley, is director of golf. Palos Verdes – or PV, as many call it – takes Salas back to her early days at USC when pretty much the only thing she owned were dreams.
“To win in L.A., in front of friends and family at a golf course that has been so instrumental in my amateur career and knowing the connections I have to PV and the members, and Jim, and just how they love and promote women’s golf, I think it would be a huge win,” Salas said. “Not only for the club, but just for my confidence in general.”
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