This week, the Tribe Club at William and Mary published an article I wrote about the question "Why not?". They even gave me the opportunity to speak on the subject this past fall in Richmond, VA, at the Women in Action Luncheon.
If I could take only one lesson with me into my professional golf career from my time at William & Mary, I would have to choose not being afraid to hear the word “no.” When I was in high school, I feared rejection to the point that I would avoid it by not even asking for what I wanted. No longer.
My experiences at William & Mary casted away my fears and inspired me to become a go-getter. I found myself frequently saying “Why not?” in the face of intimidating situations, and I believe I became stronger for it. This mantra gave me quite the eclectic college experience, and I would not trade it for the world. Taking Russian my fall semester of freshman year sounded like a fun way to honor my ancestry; the thought of learning an entirely new alphabet was daunting, but I asked myself, “Why not?”...
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