The grass arena: Stephanie Meadow

She is Ireland’s leading women’s pro, but while the golf course has been a source of both pain and comfort to the Olympian, she is determined to encourage more young women into the sport

18th June, 2017
The grass arena: Stephanie Meadow
Olympian Stephanie Meadow Pic: INPHO/Morgan Treacy

It was a little before nine in the morning and her nerves had really started to kick in.

She was already a veteran of eight Major tournaments in barely two years of her professional career, but standing on the first tee of the Marapendi Reserve Golf Course was a very different experience for Ireland’s latest Olympian, Stephanie Meadow.

“Normally I don’t get nervous anymore on the first tee and it’s just routine, but...

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