Hello y'all! I just came back from Alabama last week, so I still have that stuck in my head. This is officially my first rookie blog! I know some of you have been waiting for it, but don't expect much. I've been thinking a lot about how I'm going to write my first blog. It's not going to be as entertaining as Tiffany Joh's and it definitely can't be boring like my Tweets. At first, I thought, 'do people actually read these?' I mean, I haven't read any other players' blogs until a friend of mine actually mentioned that it's quite interesting to read them and thought it would be a nice way to put myself out here for others to see that I actually exist in the LPGA.
I'll start by just giving a small intro about myself. I am currently 18 years old, going on 19 this October. I started playing golf at the age of eight, moved out here to California at the same time, and I'm still mingling here in LA! I am very passionate about music, and it is something I absolutely can NOT live without. I listen to it as much as I can, and sometimes even sleep with it on. Sadly, I recently lost my iPod - it's painful, haha. I enjoy reading, watching movies and I like building stuff or doing a lot of craft activities. Getting off the track here a bit, but last year September I was in Albany, New York, for my last Futures Tour event and visited Manhattan for the second time. I walked by the Rockefeller Center, and there was this HUGE Lego store filled with people and I thought 'look at these grown-ups with Legos'. Then, I went to Korea last November for the first time in ten years and met my baby boy cousin for the first time, since he wasn't born yet when I left. One day, he brought this brand new Lego thing that builds into a Star Wars spaceship. He asked for my help and I ended up finishing the whole thing myself. It was SO FUN, I FELL IN LOVE WITH IT. What I'm trying to say is that I now understand the people that were in that Lego Store, and soon I'll be just like them :P I'm constantly on my Blackberry. It's a terrible habit for me, anddistracts me a lot while golfing. I love games. That's part of the reason why I had to quit Facebook - a website created for social networking turned me into a game maniac with all these amazingly fun and addicting games!!!
I unfortunately don't own a life other than golf, so skipping college was a hard decision and yet it was easily acceptable. To me, I didn't think it would mean much if I didn't graduate all four years, and I wasn't sure if my golf game would keep up the way I wanted it to without parental help and with loads of school work. And here I am, as a rookie on the LPGA Tour. I can't complain much, can I? :) I'm very grateful to be where I am, and I give all the credit to my parents for sacrificing their all for me. Oops, I wanted to save that for my victory speech.
Anyway, that's it for now - probably more coming soon.
I wrote this while I was distracted, so I'm not sure if it even made sense. If you read this far, thank you :)
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