Katie Holbrook PDGA #62587 is a lady disc golfer originally from Columbus, OH now living in Nashville, TN. Katie has tremendous power with her drives and smooth form. Katie placed 1st in 2015 at the Amateur Championships at Bowling Green in the Recreational Women’s Division. You can find Katie crushing her Innova discs in the Advanced and Pro Women’s divisions. She is a member of the Innova Ambassador Team, Team Whale Sacs, Flyin Colors Disc Golf, Black Monocle Discs. Katie has been on our team of Sparkle Sisters since the very beginning of our team in 2016, as of January 2019 she is our team hype lady and Sparkle Captain!
January 2019 Lady of the Month: Katie Holbrook
How did you learn about disc golf? When did you start playing?
Some friends who played casually. My brother Nate bought me my first DX Leopard.
What is your favorite course in Ohio?
The Twilight Zone. (A privately owned discgolf course by Chuck Custer and Maureen Miller)
What is your favorite course in Tennessee?
Harmon Hills in Fall Branch, TN
Best advice for female player who wants to increase their distance on their drives?
To throw slightly lighter, less stable discs
What is your favorite disc golf event or experience?
That’s hard…Probably playing The Nantucket Open last year or working the USDGC
What are your 3 favorite discs from Innova?
Teebird, Leopard, and a Valkyrie
If you could have an official beer or beverage of disc golf what would it be?
Coffee. Iced latte preferably. I love espresso.
In the day hours you are a magician with hair styling. What is your favorite part of being a hairstylist?
Making people feel better about themselves leaving than when they came in
If you could have a tee off song for 2019, what song would it be?
Run the World (Girls) by Beyoncé
You are a member of a few disc golf teams (Innova, Whale Sacs, Black Monocle Discs and Flyin Colors) including our team of Sparkle Sisters. As of 2019 you are the official team captain, also known as Sparkle Captain! Why is growing women’s disc golf important to you?
It is important to grow women’s disc golf me, because the more women that play and compete, the more likely other women will join. It’s so motivating and comforting all at the same time. Ladies leagues, clinics, and women only tournaments are fantastic ways to get ladies involved.