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Beth Ann Nichols

Senior Writer

Beth Ann Nichols (nee Baldry) joined Golfweek in 2002, just days after graduating from Florida Southern College where she played golf for the Mocs. Nichols joined the staff as an assistant editor and was later named managing editor of Golfweek.com. She became a senior writer in the fall of 2006 and covers the LPGA. Nichols is a product of muni golf, growing up at Cleveland Heights Golf Course in Lakeland, Fla. She married Ben Nichols in December 2013 and resides in Orlando.
 
• Favorite story you’ve written: A where-are-they-now piece on golfers from the West Point class of 2005. All have served overseas.
• Favorite golf memory: Playing golf with my dad at Pebble. I’ve never seen him so happy.
• Best round: 72, The Palms GC, Mesquite Nev. (Lance Ringler was my partner!)
• Dream vacation: Eating chocolate on the Swiss Alps.

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