Lora Ledbetter

Lora Ledbetter led Conway's golf team in 2020.

SCHOOL: Conway (girls golf)

PREP HIGHLIGHTS: Known for her stellar short game, she finished seventh at the state competition for 5A schools and earned all-state honors last year. She’s received all-region recognition three times.

COLLEGE PLANS: Committed to Coker University. She wants to study nursing.

CAREER GOALS: Family nurse practitioner

WHAT THEY’RE SAYING: “She’s an extremely hard worker, very coachable” said Josh Jackson, who coached Ledbetter at his S.C. Junior Golf Academy at Shaftesbury Glen. “She deserves everything she’s got. … She is a great kid.”

IN HER OWN WORDS: “I enjoy how relaxing [golf] is. That’s where I can get away from stress … but also have fun. And I love being outside.”

Contact Charles D. Perry at 843-488-7236


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