11 results for "JIll Painter-Lopez"

Local Pro: Angela “Buzz” Buzminski

By: Jill Painter Lopez - Nov 15, 2018

With Angela Buzminski of Woodland Hills CC, you get so much more than just a golf lesson. The 47-year-old assistant pro is a former LPGA and Futures Tour player and hockey player. She’s made so many friends through golf, which include country star Luke Bryan. He even calls her by…

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Grateful For Golf

By: Jill Painter Lopez - Nov 12, 2019

Thanksgiving is a perfect time to reflect on all the things we’re grateful for, including this amazing sport. I’m grateful for golf. Let me count the ways… I’m grateful golf has given me another circle of friends and colleagues. My start in golf didn’t come growing up in Colorado. I…

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Justin Rose Starts Ladies’ Tour

By: Jill Painter Lopez - Jul 09, 2020

British female golfers are receiving a grand opportunity to play competitive golf during the COVID-19 pandemic, and they have Justin Rose and his wife, Kate, to thank for it. The Rose family is providing women with an arena to compete, and it could mean more opportunities for female golfers around…

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Mother’s Day: Cherish Every Moment

By: Jill Painter Lopez - May 06, 2020

I had the best mom on the planet. My mom, Loretta, was funny and witty and generous and loving. She was a fan of whatever I did. We were a huge sports family of football fans and basketball players and runners and such, but golf wasn’t one of those sports…

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Opinion: Equal Pay, It’s The Right Thing To Do

By: Jill Painter Lopez - Oct 22, 2018

Women golfers are being slow-played in compensation. Male and female golfers aren’t paid equally, noteven close, a practice that used to be par for the course in sports and so many industries. But the times they are a-changing, and it’s time golf joined other sports’ governing bodies and leagues by…

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How Tasha Bohlig “Loves” The Game

By: JIll Painter-Lopez - Feb 03, 2020

Tasha Bohlig is an award-winning golf instructor, and a big reason for her success in connecting with students goes way beyond the golf swing. She’ll start with a conversation, then goals before checking out your swing. “Really, the goal, I think, is for everyone is to try to fill three…

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Rose Zhang Places T3 at ANWA

By: Jill Painter-Lopez - Apr 14, 2021

Rose Zhang had an adventurous week at Augusta National recently, but this was much different than the first time she played there. Zhang, the top-ranked golfer in the World Amateur Golf Rankings, had a share of the lead at the recent Augusta National Women’s Amateur and finished in a tie…

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For 98 Year-Old Betty Bowler, Golf is Family

By: Jill Painter Lopez - Sep 09, 2021

Betty Bowler sat on the outdoor patio at Woodland Hills Country Club on a recent Friday afternoon, dining on Pappardelle pasta and sipping on Jameson whiskey on the rocks. There was a steady stream of friends and workers that stopped by to say hello, so it was as though she…

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First USC Golfer To Win Major

By: Jill Painter Lopez - Jan 19, 2021

When Sophia Popov looks back on 2020, it’s with great joy as it was one of the most incredible years of her golf career. Popov, the former USC golfer, came from seemingly nowhere to win the AIG (British) Women’s Open in August. After having lost her LPGA Tour card, she…

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