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Spirit Player Blumenhurst on Family

Spirit Player Blumenhurst on Family

Posted by on Aug 30, 2013 in Golf, Golf News, LPGA Tour, The Spirit Golf Association, The Spirit International | 0 comments

2007 Spirit International Alumnus, former #1 Women’s Amateur and current LPGA Player Amanda Blumenherst recently decided that family comes first.  She and husband Nate Freiman (first baseman for the Oakland A’s) spend more time apart than together.  Forget being married and living in different time zones, sometimes it’s different...

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Dick Fowler, P.I.

Dick Fowler, P.I.

Posted by on Aug 28, 2013 in Amateur Golf News, Golf, Golf News, PGA TOUR, The Spirit Golf Association, The Spirit International | 0 comments

Rickie Fowler never played in the Spirit International, but he did play a few rounds at Whispering Pines Golf Club (mostly as a student athlete at Oklahoma State and during the Big 12 Championships.) We all know Rickie as not only a solid, steady and consistent golfer, but also as someone that likes to have fun (remember the Golf Boyz?) Rickie is at it...

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Solheim Cup Captain Liselotte Neumann

Solheim Cup Captain Liselotte Neumann

Posted by on Aug 26, 2013 in Golf, Golf News, Interviews, LPGA Tour, Sweden, The Spirit Golf Association, The Spirit International | 0 comments

At the 2011 Spirit International Championship, Liselotte Neumann was Captain for the Swedish Team.  With Neumann’s recent success at the Solheim Cup, we thought it would be appropriate to re-run her interview with Peter Kessler at Whispering Pines Golf Club during the 2011 Spirit. After a former major Champion winner on the LPGA, she talked about...

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Spirit Players in The Walker Cup

Spirit Players in The Walker Cup

Posted by on Aug 22, 2013 in England, Golf, Golf News, The Spirit Golf Association, The Spirit International, United States of America, USGA | 0 comments

The USGA and the R&A have announced the final spots for their respective Walker Cup teams and there are a few former Spirit players represented on both sides. For the United States: Nathan Smith, played in the 2011 Spirit Cory Whitsett, played in the 2007 Spirit For GB&I: Neil Raymond, played in the 2011 Spirit Most importantly, there will likely be...

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The Needler Course Tour

The Needler Course Tour

Posted by on Aug 20, 2013 in Agronomy, Golf, The Spirit Golf Association, The Spirit International, Videos, Whispering Pines Golf Club | 0 comments

Chet Williams, of Chet Williams Design, was the lead architect of Whispering Pines and more recently, lead the design of The Needler, the new short course at Whispering Pines Golf Club. In a recent interview with the Spirit Golf Association, Chet took us through several holes at The Needler and talked about the effort and thought process that went into each...

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