Spokesman Review Article April 5

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Spokesman Review Article April 5
http://m.spokesman.com/stories/2013/apr/05/golf-former-idaho-player-kayla-mortellaro-follows/ Golf: Former Idaho player Kayla Mortellaro follows path to LPGA she saw as youngster Mortellaro’s exceptional ball striking led to 10 wins and 32 top-10 finishes while at the University of Idaho. Jim Meehan                The Spokesman-Review April 5, 2013 Tom Mortellaro flipped on the television to the Golf Channel, new to the airwaves in the mid 1990s, intent on improving his game and learning more about the swing. Without fail, daughter Kayla, a toddler, would grab her plastic club and emulate the swings she saw on the screen. “I’d mimic everything the instructors were doing,” Kayla said. “I was learning the whole time he was trying to pick up the game.” Soon Kayla and her dad were hitting balls on the driving range at Shalimar Country Club in Tempe, Ariz. Tom noticed Kayla had a habit of hitting balls straight. One day Kayla asked if some of her friends could come along. No problem, Tom thought, he’d give Kayla’s friends some swing tips but he noticed they rarely hit a ball straight. A friend encouraged Tom to put Kayla in an LPGA girls club program. She finished third in her first tournament, second in her second event and won her third one. After that, Kayla began winning a lot of junior tournaments. “It started out being a fun thing,” Tom said, “and then it started rolling down the road.” When young Kayla attended an LPGA Tour event in...

May 9 Team Kayla Fundraiser Tournament

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May 9 Team Kayla Fundraiser Tournament
As you all know playing on the LPGA tour has been a dream of mine since 5-years-old. The chance to be there and play on the biggest of stages is truly an incredible experience. With this amazing dream comes an abundant cost. I hope you will jump on board to be a part of Team Kayla and have some fun with me on May 9 while helping to raise money to defer some expenses. I look forward to seeing all of you who have helped along the way in making this dream of mine come true. When: May 9 Where: Vistal Golf Club Time: 1:00 pm shotgun Below is the entry form. Team Kayla scramble 5.9.2013 Thanks again!