Every week throughout 2012, we will spotlight one LPGA player and provide an in depth look into her life -- both on the course and off of it. Keep coming back each day to learn more about Paula Creamer.
Piecing it together
Creamer dealing with swing changes, grief while getting 2012 season going
By Neal Reid
Paula Creamer’s immensely hectic life has been even crazier this year.
Between implementing swing changes and dealing with the loss of a beloved family member, the nine-time LPGA Tour winner has had her hands full and mind occupied in more ways than one. Creamer is still in the process of implementing swing changes that began during the offseason, and if that wasn’t enough to deal with, she lost her paternal grandfather, Tom Creamer, on March 19.
In short, it’s been a rocky start to 2012.
“It’s been a tough beginning of the year, that’s for sure,” the 25-year-old Creamer said. “I’ve been dealing with a lot of things.”
It’s the type of burden and heartbreak that can get the better of a person, but Creamer has taken on the challenges like the champion she is.
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