BELLAIR, FL – Brittany Lincicome is dwelling on the golf course.
She knew at a younger age her place was out on the hyperlinks.
“I simply fell in love with it straight away – simply one thing
about it,” mentioned Lincicome, who remembers driving the golf cart together with her dad and
brothers at age 9. “I picked up the sport fairly naturally, fairly rapidly
and fairly simply.”
The St. Pete native is particularly comfy this week –
competing within the Pelican Championship in Bellair. With each shot the 16-year
professional is evaluating the course.
“It’s very beneficiant, the fairways being fairly massive. There’s
not loads of hazards or out-of-bounds. The greens are the place everybody goes
to wrestle,” mentioned the eight-time LPGA winner.
However even with that laser focus required to be on Tour, Lincicome
remains to be having enjoyable because of her 16-month-old daughter, Emery.
“When she sees it on TV now she actually begins clapping,”
mentioned Lincicome. “So, attempting to affiliate ‘mommy performs golf’ after which she sees
it on TV and claps. It’s actually cool to see her mind working and processing
Emery has frolicked on the vary and might even deal with an
18-hole day. But possibly crucial position was serving to her dad and mom get
by means of the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“My husband and I are so blessed to have her,” Lincicome
mentioned. “Actually, I don’t know what we’d have performed with our time if we
didn’t have her. Now, after we look again,
she is such a blessing. We watch each transfer that she makes and we joke ‘like,
what did we do earlier than her, did we simply sit on the sofa and stare at every
Fortunately, golf was a sport individuals might play all through the
pandemic. It allowed Lincicome to maintain up her abilities for when tournaments
“You depend your blessings and when there’s a week you’ll be able to
go play, you go play,” mentioned Lincicome.
One factor Lincicome likes to do as a professional is promote the sport
to girls and boys. Being again out on the course close to her dwelling this week helps
in that trigger.
“To assist that subsequent technology of youngsters and anyone within the
Tampa Bay space. We’ve loads of junior clinics at our membership and I attempt to grasp
out with the children as a lot as I can and play with them or if they’ve
questions,” mentioned Lincicome, who will host her annual charity occasion in January.
Giving again by rising the sport for years and years to come back.
Whether or not Lincicome helps discover the subsequent tour skilled or creates lifelong
amateurs, the aim is make others really feel that very same love and appreciation with
each step and each stroke on a golf course.
“Golf is such a fantastic sport and I hope each child picks up
the sport and so they can play till they’re 100 years previous or till they get
older,” Lincicome mentioned.
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