Paige Spiranac United States Women Golfer

Golfer Paige Spiranac Biography Wikipedia breaking the InternetSpiranac recently graduated from San Diego University, where her college team won the Mountain West Conference Golf Championship. The woman from Monument, Colorado, has the swing to match the hype surrounding her. There is more to Paige Spiranac than her collection of stunning Instagram photos, but it’s the reason the golfing beauty is breaking the Internet.

The self-confessed fitness addict has her eyes set on earning her spot on the LPGA Tour alongside the best female golfers in the world. Despite only just finishing her university degree in communications, the 22-year-old has 85,000 followers on Instagram. After one day on Twitter, she already has more than 1,100 followers.

Spiranac first became a star in the United States when her college golf team’s trick shots video went viral. The SDSU women’s golf team trick shots video on YouTube has more than 1.5 million views. Spiranac was also an elite junior gymnast, training 38 hours a week to make the USA’s Olympic team, but decided to focus on golf.

“I absolutely love golf. It totally beats doing back handsprings on a 4-inch (balance) beam and defying death,” she once told The Gazette newspaper in Colorado Springs. Last week she won the Colorado Women’s Golf Association Match Play Championship at Raccoon Creek Golf Course and is continuing to build up her rankings points to book her spot on the LPGA Tour.

Paige Spiranac
Height: 5'6"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Scottsdale, Ariz.
High School: Mesa Distance Learning Program
Experience: High School

2011-12 (Freshman): Competed in three events and nine rounds during the season ... Tied for 21st at the Windy City Intercollegiate with a score of 224 (+8) with a pair of 73s in the first and second rounds, her lowest rounds on the year ... Shot a 235 at the Pac-12/SEC Challenge ... Competed as an individual at the Wildcat Invitational where she shot a 241, finishing in a tie for 56th place.

High School: A two-time FCWT West Region Player of the Year and first-team All-American ... A member of the Junior America's Cup Team ... Won the 2011 Golfweek's Junior Tour Orange Tree Open ... Won the 2010 Colorado Junior Stroke Play by shooting 12 under with rounds of 66, 69 and 72 ... Won the 2009 AJGA Stockton Sports Commission Junior Classic (72-73-72).

Personal: Daughter of Dan and Annette Spiranac ... Her father played free safety on the 1976 Pittsburgh National Championship football team ... Her mother was a professional ballet dance ... Her sister, Lexie, competed in track and field and crew at Stanford ... Also a former competitive gymnast who spent time at the U.S. Team Training Center at the Karolyi Ranch.
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