Amanda M. Hauth remembers when golf for her was making sand angels in the bunkers, while now it is celebrating the rare hole-in-one and anchoring her high school team.
In the Windsor High School senior's future, golf may lead to a college scholarship and, just maybe, playing golf professionally.
"I want to see where college takes me. I plan on doing really good in college, but if that is an option, I would take it," Hauth said.
Hauth has been a member of AVID, a college-preparatory program, since the eighth grade. Her favorite subjects are in her business core area and include math and psychology.
"I want to go to college, and I want to major in psychology and criminology and minor in business," Hauth said.
It could lead, she said, to a job as a forensic psychologist.
"My mom has a background in psychology and criminology, and it fascinates me," Hauth said.
She has been offered a scholarship to play golf at William Penn University in Oskaloosa, Iowa.
Golf is a big part of her life and has been since she started going to the course with her father, who is an avid golfer.
"I have grown up around it," Hauth said. "When I was young I would do sand angels in the bunkers and occasionally hit some shots. I played it since I was 6 or 7, around it and taking lessons, and in eighth grade I said I could do something with it, I have a natural swing."