What earning a LPGA Tour card means to the Rookies

It's time to get to know the 2013 class of rookies. LPGA.com has asked our "New" rookies to respond to a few fun questions to give fans a little insight on the next class of stars. Today's question in the series is...How do you feel about earning your 2013 LPGA Tour?

Player

 

Marina Alex

Excited about the opportunity to play as many events as my status grants me.

 

 

Chi Arimura

I'm very relieved I made it through and I'm really looking forward to playing on the LPGA Tour.

 

 

Frances Bondad

After sticking it out in Europe for five years, it feels great to finally be where I've always wanted to be.

 

 

Katie Burnett

It feels good. I was a little disappointed at first because I missed full status by one stroke, but I am extremely excited to get out there and start living my dream!

 

 

Perine Delacour

I think earning my 2013 LPGA Tour card is great and an opportunity to play a lot of LPGA tournament or finishing in the top-10 on the Symetra Tour.

 

 

Brianna Do

I'm excited to be a member and get to play at the next level.

 

 

Lauren Doughtie

I am very excited because I have been working hard to get here for a long time.

 

 

Paz Echeverria

It's a dream come true. Now I have to work harder to get a full card for 2014.

 

 

Victoria Elizabeth

I am so excited. I've dreamed of being on the LPGA for as long as I can remember.

 

 

Breanna Elliott Happy but I was so close to getting full status, so a little bitter/sweet.
   

Marita Engzelius

I am thrilled, overwhelmed and extremely happy.

 

 

Austin Ernst

I feel blessed and excited to be a rookie on the LPGA Tour in 2013.

 

 

Jordan Hardy

Ecstatic!

 

 

Daniela Iacobelli

A dream come true, regardless of all the rookie meetings it still hasn't hit me quite yet.

 

 

Kelly Jacques

Extremely excited but bummed I lost in a playoff for my full card...so the plan is to play well and take advantage of my starts.

 

 

Felicity Johnson

Excited, it's the start of a whole new adventure.

 

 

Sara-Maude Juneau

I'm very excited. I can't wait to get to compete against the best players in the world and travel to a bunch of new places.

 

 

Moriya Jutanugarn

Happy.

 

 

Taylore Karle

Amazing!

 

 

Sue Kim

Putting myself on the start line of a new start of a tour life.

 

 

Jiayun Li

I'm extremely excited about it. I can hardly believe I made it.

 

 

Inhong Lim

Walking on a cloud!

 

 

Alejandra Llaneza

Very, very excited. It's a dream I've always had and I look forward to challenge of playing there full time.

 

 

Caroline Masson

Very happy.

 

 

Lisa McCloskey

Pumped! Living my dream.

 

 

Haley Millsap All I feel is gratitude. Making it to the LPGA has been my dream since I was a little girl. There were many goals set from there to now but it's an accomplished dream. It didn't happen alone and that is what makes it that much more special. It's an accomplished dream shared with many others. A neat, precious thing.
   

Kayla Mortellaro

Ecstatic, this is a dream come true.

 

 

Brooke Pancake

It is the best feeling in the world to know my lifelong dream has come true.

 

 

Garrett Phillips

I'm excited for the opportunity to finally start my LPGA career.

 

 

Nicole Smith

Dream come true. All the hard work has paid off.

 

 

Marina Stuetz

I fulfilled my dream to be a player on the LPGA Tour.

 

 

Ayako Uehara

I'm so happy and looking forward to playing on the LPGA Tour.

   

Topics: Get to know, Rookie

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