Holey Moley: Former Texas State golfer Sarah White’s leap from mini-tour unknown to Symetra Tour winner better than Hollywood – Sports – Austin American-Statesman

Sarah White has known since age 5 that she wanted to be a professional golfer.

When a producer from ABC’s “Holey Moley” discovered her on Instagram and asked if she would be interested in trying out for the extreme mini-golf show, it wasn’t exactly the role she’d pictured growing up. But she’s competitive, and well, why not? It could be fun.

“I don’t know how to train for this,” White

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Austin hotel association hosts food drive for industry employees

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A food drive to help employees of hotels — who have been hit hard during the COVID-19 pandemic — was held Tuesday afternoon.

The Austin Hotel & Lodging Association and the Austin Concierge & Guest Services Association held a drive-thru food drive for hotel industry employees Tuesday (KXAN/Frank Martinez)

The drive was held at the Omni Southpark Hotel located at 4140 Governors Row as part of its

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Float on: Adventure awaits during all-women’s whitewater rafting trip – Entertainment & Life – Austin 360

For an instant, just before my inflatable kayak launches into space, on its way to smashing headfirst into what looks to me like a giant saucepan of boiling water, I wonder if this was such a good idea.

Maybe, a voice inside my head silently screams, I should have stayed on the raft, where an actual guide would now be steering me through this churning cauldron.

But here I am,

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Review: Austin-set ‘Yellow Rose’ follows love, loss and Broken Spoke dreams – Entertainment – Austin 360

Just who is country music for? Anyone for whom it strikes a chord. In last year’s rousing “Wild Rose,” star Jessie Buckley and director Tom Harper made the argument that a Scottish lass with a rap sheet is as outlaw country as they come. In University of Texas alumna Diane Paragas’ debut feature, “Yellow Rose,” the filmmaker asserts that the heartfelt tales of love and loss found in country music

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Southwest Airlines awards Westlake teacher for her history road trip – News – Austin American-Statesman

Westlake High School history teacher Cathy Cluck will soon be able to extend her traveling adventures, but this time by air.

Southwest Airlines on Friday awarded Cluck 40,000 rapid rewards bonus points to fly anywhere she would like. Eanes school officials surprised Cluck in her classroom Friday morning with signs, flowers and balloons.


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Duval County officials expressed concern over budget – News – Austin American-Statesman

SAN DIEGO – Making tough decisions in regards to a county budget is always a hard thing to do. What departments can survive with a lower budget and how will this affect the residents of that county are questions that the county judge and county commissioners should ask themselves before proposing a budget.

Last week, Duval County Judge Gilbert Saenz and the four commissioners adopted a new budget for the

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Staycation station: Lodgewell helps travelers get away close to home – Entertainment & Life – Austin 360

Let me start by saying that I love my family and I love my house. But after months of quarantine, I sometimes need to get away from both. I’m still not comfortable flying, or even driving that far from home, so my vacation options are limited.

Then I discovered Austin-based destination rental company Lodgewell and realized I can safely (and stylishly) get away in my hometown and be treated like

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How one Austin road trip made enduring the pandemic a little bit easier

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