By Rory Carroll
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Paula Creamer stated she is feeling higher than she has in years forward of this week’s U.S. Women’s Open at The Olympic Club, the place the event’s 2010 champion will look so as to add extra silverware to her assortment.
A ten-time winner on the LPGA tour, the San Francisco Bay Area native has overcome wrist and foot accidents throughout her profession however stated she feels wholesome and confident.
“I feel the best I’ve felt in probably six years, quite truthfully, and that’s saying a lot,” she informed reporters on Wednesday.
“My golf game is actually really good right now. It’s solid. It’s consistent.”
Reflecting on her profession, the golf prodigy who rose as excessive as world quantity two stated she needs she had taken extra time to savour her victories.
“I worked really hard as a kid and I worked really hard as an amateur. Coming out on tour my mindset was only to win golf tournaments,” stated Creamer, who’s 34.
“As I get older things obviously change, and injuries do play a part of that. Like I said, I wish when I was a little younger I would have said, ‘Hey, way to go, good job,’ instead of saying, ‘Why couldn’t I win by five or something like that?’ Instead of being so hard on yourself.”
Creamer and the remainder of the sphere can have their work reduce out for them on the prolonged Lake Course, which is anticipated to be visited by San Francisco’s well-known fog, retaining the ball from flying so far as it might in hotter situations.
The course may also punish gamers who miss the slim fairways and discover themselves within the thick tough, however Creamer stated all of it seems to be good to her.
“The grass is perfect,” she stated.
“The greens are awesome. The rough is thick, and that has a lot to do with the weather here as well.”
The 76th U.S. Women’s Open kicks off on Thursday.
(Reporting by Rory Carroll in Los Angeles; Editing by Toby Davis)