Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Danielle Amiee Wins Big Break III

But what about golf beginner Pam Crikelair?

For all of the people who watched the Big Break III on Tuesday nights, most were disappointed when Danielle Amiee won last night. Personally, I think the best person at the time won, and although I didn't like her attitude and how she tried to psyche out 2nd placer Pam Crikelair, she did finally win.

But what about Pam, the Westchester County native who is also a golf beginner? According to Pam, she never even OWNED a set of golf clubs as recently as three years ago! AND, she made it into the finals of a very grueling competition. As Pam stated, "This is what I wanted to do before the show and it's still what I want to do now".

So, how can a beginner at golf make it to the level of competition that a girl that Danielle Amiee, Futures Tour player, did? Is it in her genes or was it alot of practice...Crikelair responded, "The experience was like nothing I could have prepared for. Just the anxiety and stress and emotions of it. We didn't realize how intense and how difficult it would be in that sense. But, sometimes stress is alot of fun."

Constantly being badgered by the outspoken Aimee didn't help Pam's spirit at all, but she perservered and came out in the number two spot regardless.

So, whenever you golf beginners think that you can't do something, be reminded of Pam Crikelair who, against all odds, almost won the Big Break III competition with all heart and a very solid mental attitude.

Read more about Danielle Amiee and Pam Crikelair and Amiee's challenge to win at the Michelob Ultra Open, her first LPGA event!

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