Chloe contemplates a step up to full-time ranks

Chloe Goadby (archive picture by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)Chloe Goadby (archive picture by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)
Chloe Goadby (archive picture by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)
Chloe Goadby says there’s no scramble to turn pro but she does fancy a crack at the paid ranks some day.

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown a lot in the air, nowhere more so in the sporting world.

Chloe’s performance at the recent Women’s Amateur Championship, where she reached the final eight in the tournament’s match-play format before losing out on a second play-off hole to the reigning champ, hints that a step up into the professional game isn’t far away.

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But we’re living in uncertain times and the newly graduated St Regulus member is taking stock of her next move.

Winter will give time to work and think things over before regular competition, hopefully, resumes in 2021.

Chloe said: “Previous to Covid, at the end of 2021 I was thinking about going to Q-School as an amateur and look to turn pro.

“But I feel like everything is going to be delayed a year because the people who got their status at Q-School this year will now be starting next year.

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“But I’m OK with that because I’ve just accepted a distance learning post-grad degree, which essentially I’ll be doing from home.

“That’ll allow me to study and do something productive over the winter and should give me more time than I previously had.

“I’ll do that for a year but I am still looking to turn pro within the next few years.

“It’s hard to know what next year is going to bring but, hopefully, it’ll be a more normal start to the season.

“The winter will give me a chance to put the effort in and work on the more physical aspect of the game as well.

“Then, hopefully, it all pays off.”

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