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Whaley Becomes Volunteer Golf Coach At Quinnipiac

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Suzy Whaley watches her tee shot on the 156-yard, par-three  17th hole during first-round play in the 2004 McDonald's LPGA Championship at DuPont Country Club, Wilmington, Delaware, June 10, 2004.  Whaley scored a hole in one. (Photo by A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Suzy Whaley watches her tee shot on the 156-yard, par-three 17th hole during first-round play in the 2004 McDonald’s LPGA Championship at DuPont Country Club, Wilmington, Delaware, June 10, 2004. Whaley scored a hole in one. (Photo by A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

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HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Suzy Whaley, who made headlines when she played in a PGA Tour event a decade ago, has signed on to help coach Quinnipiac University’s women’s golf team.

Head coach John O’Connor said Thursday that Whaley will be a volunteer coach during the 2013-14 season.

Whaley, who lives in Farmington, Conn., played in the 2003 Greater Hartford Open after winning the Connecticut PGA Section Championship, becoming the first woman to win a PGA section title.

Her victory off the women’s tees led to a rules change that requires all golfers to compete from the same tees.

Whaley has been a golf instructor for more than 20 years, and last year was named an LPGA Top 50 Instructor.

Her daughter Jennifer is a member of the Quinnipiac golf team.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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