Last month at the U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball, there was one side who really embodied the spirit of the tournament.
It was eight years ago this month – the same year during which the Women’s Four-Ball debuted – when Shannon Aubert and Calli Ringsby were a part of the Stanford women’s golf team as the Cardinal won the 2015 NCAA Championship at The Concession Club in Bradenton, Florida. It was the program’s first national title and a foundational piece to the dominant force Stanford has become in the ensuing years.
Aubert and Ringsby arrived in Palo Alto, California, as freshmen in the same class – Aubert a native Frenchwoman who went to prep school in Florida and Ringsby from Colorado – and they lived every element of college golf side by side. They were roommates for two years, vented about their games to each other, grinded through 6 a.m. gym sessions and together contemplated their futures.
It’s a badge of honor to go through college golf, especially at a rigorous academic institution such as Stanford....
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