North Dakota State junior golfer Amy Anderson was featured in an article on NCAA.com for her success on and off the course during her sophomore campaign.
Elite golfers spend countless hours around club putting greens and driving ranges. Thousands of small white spheres are hit out of sand traps. It’s not quite a 24-7 endeavor, but committing at least a few hours every day is vital if you want to compete with the best.
Constant sunshine is not required, just weather that doesn’t require mittens or, in Amy Anderson’s case, a snow shovel.
Anderson, who will be a junior this fall at North Dakota State, is among college golf’s top student-athletes. And she almost does it part time.
The playing conditions can be a bit extreme in North Dakota, especially from November to March and sometimes into April.
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