Get to know the 2011 Rookies - Earning their 2011 card

The rookies of the 2011 LPGA Tour are beginning to make a name for themselves. Get to know the rookies as they share their thoughts on a few topics. Check back towards the start of the season to find out more about your favorite rookies as shares some insight into their lives.

How do you feel about earning your 2011 LPGA Tour Card?
Shasta Averyhardt
I'm so excited. I still can't believe it; I finally made it! I had to ask someone yesterday, "Is this really happening?"
Christel Boeljon
Pretty good! It's a great finish of a solid season for me. Will be a great opportunity for new experiences
Danah Bordner
Hard work pays off. It was a very Happy Birthday!
Becky Brewerton
Very excited, hope to make the most of a good opportunity.
Sara Brown
Ecstatic!!! There are not many words to use. I am just so happy I haven't stopped smiling.
Sarah Brown
Very excited, a little nervous in a good way, overjoyed and happy that I am one step closer to achieving my goal!
Dori Carter
Still unbelievable - haven't fully grasped what it means. Very emotional - excitement and relief.
Jodi Ewart
Ecstatic, this is what I've been working for my whole life. To be given the opportunity to play events on the LPGA is incredible!
Tiffany Joh
Excited, nervous.
Jennifer Johnson
I am really excited for the 2011 season to get underway. Playing against better competition and on better courses will only make me a better player.
Kimberly Kim
This is a dream come true for me. I can't describe the joy I feel. I almost can't believe that I made it, it's a surreal feeling.
Stephanie Kim
It's like every first time, it's exhilarating!
Jessica Korda
Words can't describe how happy I am.
Jennie Lee

Very excited to play against the best in the world.

Amelia Lewis
Happy! So many doors opened and my dreams are starting to become a reality.
Harukyo Nomura
Very happy.
Ryann O'Toole
I am very excited, however worried about the number of events I'll play in. As a rookie, it is tough achieving Rookie of the Year when you're not given full opportunity. But it is still my goal!
Stephanie Sherlock
Thrilled! Also, relieved to be done with q-school. Really excited and looking forward to the season!
Jenny Shin
South Korea
Unbelievable. It hasn't hit me yet but I might have a panic attack in my first tournament.
Jenny Suh
Ecstatic! Excited to get my foot in the door.
Jaclyn Sweeney
Happy and excited to join the LPGA!
Alison Whitaker
I'm beyond excited!


Topics: Averyhardt, Shasta, Boeljon, Christel, Bordner, Danah, Brewerton, Becky, Brown, Sara, Brown, Sarah, Carter, Dori, Ewart Shadoff, Jodi, Joh, Tiffany, Johnson, Jennifer, Korda, Jessica, Lee, Jennie, Lewis, Amelia, Get to know [+]

Andrews Sports MedicineArpin Van LinesMedjet AssistPrudentialSmuckers