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Celebrity Pro-Am Profile: Condoleezza Rice

Name: Condoleezza Rice

Claim to Fame: Secretary of State (2001-2005)

Handicap: Screen shot 2016-03-08 at 9.15.25 PM

Connections to Golf:

– Took up the game while Secretary of State in order to get outside more

– Has two swing coaches — one in Birmingham and one at Stanford University

– Was invited to join Augusta National Golf Club in 2012

– Has played with Phil Mickelson, Michelle Wie and routinely plays with Stanford standout Mariah Stackhouse at Stanford University Golf Club

– Played in multiple pro-ams including the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am and the Northern Trust Open 

Golf Quote: “I’m a pretty good athlete. And I was sort of good at tennis right away. But golf isn’t like that. It gives, and it takes away. So it’s taught me to be more patient, and it’s taught me to try to rein in my tendency to always go for it.”

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