Aldie, VA, June 13, 2013 - Creighton Farms
announced today that LPGA tour player Kris Tschetter
has joined as the Resident Touring Pro for the Club at Creighton Farms
is a graduate of Texas
and began playing on the LPGA Tour in 1988.
finished second in two majors, being runner-up to Annika Sorenstam in the 1996 US Open, and to Betsy King in the 1997 Nabisco
Dinah Shore Championship.
also holds the Women's British Open 9-hole record with a 29.
also has 10 second place finishes and 50 top-10 finishes.
In 2010, Kris
released a book entitled, "The Man I Knew," which chronicles her 15-year friendship with Ben Hogan.
"We're excited to have Kris Tschetter call Creighton Farms her 'home' course," said Casey Counseller, General Manager of Creighton Farms.
is the perfect fit for our Club on so many levels - it's a great place for her
to work on her
game, and the clinics she
'll hold for our members and their guests where she will impart her
knowledge of the game will certainly help them develop into better players."
A resident of Northern Virginia, Kris Tschetter
is familiar with Creighton Farms
and recently hosted a
"Day with Kris Tschetter" clinic for members to improve their swings and enhance the mental part of
their golf game.
As Resident Touring Pro, Kris
will participate in a range of private events for
my family enjoy the club and its amenities as well is a great bonus," Kris Tschetter
Kris Tschetter was born in Detroit, Michigan.
As an amateur, she
won the 1983 American Junior Golf
Association Tournament of Champions
and was a four-time winner of the South Dakota State
Women's Amateur Championship.
In 1984, she
qualified for the U.S. Women's Open.
As a member of the Texas Christian University women's golf team, she was a three-time member of the All-Southwest Conference Team.