Dottie Pepper is an accomplished champion as a junior, collegiate, & professional golf player. Dottie earned a full-ride to Furman University, where she won individually 5x, was a 3x All-American, and twice recognized as Furman Female Athlete of the Year. Dottie led the Furman Paladins to four NCAA National Championship appearances, and Dottie individually finished inside the Top-5 three of her four years, including a 2nd place finish in 1985. Following her amateur career, Dottie, had an amazing professional career with 17 wins and 2 majors, and six Solheium Cup appearances. Dottie, sometimes referred to as "Hot Pepper" was a dominant force for the US Solheim Cup team with a career 5-1 Singles record. Upon an early retirement due to injury, Dottie transitioned into the broadcasting world working as a a broadcaster for networks such as ESPN, The Golf Channel, and now CBS. Dottie is now also an author, releasing her book, "Letters to a Future Champion," a unique and personal compilation of letters to and from Dottie and her late coach, Mr. Pulver.
Episode Content: Dottie and Mo discuss Dottie's impressive golf career with memories and stories for her experiences at Furman, up through her professional career as a player and broadcaster. Dottie and Mo also talk through topics relevant for younger generations including personal accountability, work ethic, mental health, and the LIV Tour.
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