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Out of the rough : an intimate portrait of Laura Baugh and her sobering journey
Baugh, Laura, 1955-
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Nashville, Tenn. : Rutledge Hill Press, [1999]

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237 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
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Central Library GV964.B38 B38 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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It took two trips to the brink of death to make golf's onetime poster girl turn to a life of sobriety--for her own sake and for the sake of her seven children. Now sober for nearly three years, Baugh relates the rocky road on her battle to recovery. Illustrations.

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Laura Baugh has been a professional golfer for 25 years. She twice won the California Girls State championship, was a five-time winner of the National PeeWee Championship, and capped her career by winning the 1971 U.S. Women's Amateur Championship at age sixteen. She was the LPGA's Rookie of the Year in 1973. The mother of seven children ranging in age from one to sixteen, Baugh lives in Orlando, Florida

Table of Contents

Forewordp. 9
Acknowledgmentsp. 11
Introductionp. 13
1. Ordinary Peoplep. 27
2. Family Tiesp. 43
3. Instant Famep. 67
4. Far Eastern Celebrityp. 85
5. Strugglesp. 103
6. What's a Love Life?p. 123
7. Choicesp. 139
8. Message in a Bottlep. 161
9. Hitting Bottomp. 181
10. I Am Not in Chargep. 211

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