Golf Digest WomanAugust 22, 2009

The Best She's Ever Seen

SUGAR GROVE, Ill.-- Val Skinner, an on-course analyst for Golf Channel this week and a former Solheim Cup player, says the crowds at Rich Harvest Farms are the best she's ever encountered in the history of the event.Â

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But when you get sluggish after walking 36 holes while whispering into a microphone, it helps to have 30,000 people cheer you on. "In all the years I've come to this event, I've never seen such a great crowd," Skinner says. "They're tireless." And so, apparently, is she.

--Stina Sternberg