Ian Poulter and Billy Horschel grabbed headlines for doing just that on Saturday, which came shortly after David Owen's Thursday post about a recent Golf Digest assignment we were on together.Not only did our group deal with the extra attention, we thrived on it. WE' RE BUYINGGreg Chalmers: David beat Goliath Down Under as Chalmers topped Adam Scott on the seventh hole of a playoff to win the Australian PGA. And despite an disappointing string of tournaments in his native country, it's not all bad for Scott.A California girl, Paula Creamer took up the sport at age 10 and quickly developed into a top player at the junior level. Creamer's first significant notice among the greater golf world - outside of junior golf - started coming in 2004 when she was 17. Ready to move up to the professional ranks, Creamer entered the LPGA's Q-School at the end of 2004 and won it by five shots. but not before both had selected her as the top amateur of 2004.Like her peer Morgan Pressel, Creamer went on to win 11 American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) titles. Creamer had a great LPGA rookie season in 2005, winning twice, posting 11 Top 10s and finishing second on the money list.Derek proposed on December 15, 2013, when he and Paul went skydiving, it was her who posted the picture of the engagement on Twitter.Welcome to another edition of The Grind, where we have never complained about cameras on the golf course.The Sensota Country Club put a plaque in the fairway to commemorate the spot from which she hit her approach, and the video highlight of the putt on Twitter has garnered more than 68 million impressions.
Creamer was 18 years, 9 months, 17 days old at the time, making her, at that time, the third-youngest winner in LPGA history. Then she led the team to victory, earning the most points for the Americans with a 3-1-1 record.And did we mention that she’s a professional athlete, not a professional model (though she could have fooled us) and that her “week off” was anything but that.At 29 and happily married—in 2014, to a great guy—Creamer is more than a decade into her journey as a touring pro, able to look forward to more than just golf, and able to look back on an already accomplished career.Date of birth: August 5, 1986Place of birth: Mountain View, California Nickname: "Pink Panther" - because she always wears pink. And, playing on a sponsor exemption, Creamer placed second at the LPGA Tour's Shop Rite Classic, just one stroke behind winner Cristie Kerr.She sometimes uses a pink golf ball, and also has a Pink Panther headcover for her driver. Creamer played 10 LPGA Tour tournaments as an amateur in 2003-04, and in five of them finished inside the Top 20.(See also Browse Creamer posters/photos on Amazon.) Browse and, if you see something you like, buy.