Our Own Krissy Carman Wins the 35th U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship!
It was truly a “Family Effort” with her husband on the bag, and her Mom taking care of her two-year-old son. But, the great golf was all Krissy, as she became one of just a handful of players to win the Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship in their first try! The U.S. Mid-Am is a USGA event and one of the most prestigious amateur tournaments in the world. It is open to all amateur golfers age 25 and over.
Krissy advanced through the stroke play portion of the tournament and then won 6 matches to become the Champion.
Quoting from the story on the USGA website, “Krissy Carman will have plenty of stories, photos, articles and videos to share with her son in future years after Thursday’s 2-and-1 triumph over Aliea Clark in the 18-hole final of the 35th U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship, as she became the first mother to win this title since Ellen Port in 2011.”
It is rare to win, but even more rare to be a young Mom, who only recently returned to golf after discovering that her son, Conner, enjoyed being in a jogging stroller while Mom was walking and playing 18 holes.
We are excited at this amazing accomplishment, and even more excited to know that Shadow Hills was part of her story!