We continue our series on the women of "Highway 18," the Golf Channel series that debuts at 10 p.m. ET on July 22, with Jameica Duncombe.
Duncombe, age 25, is a native of the Bahamas who currently lives in Coconut Creek, Fla., and plays out of Bonaventure Country Club. A marketing professional and a golf professional, Jameica is the daughter of a teaching professional. Her father, in fact, taught for many years alongside the individual Jameica is paired with in "Highway 18."
The Golf Channel bio of Jameica relates:
She started playing golf at 3, and competed in her first event at 5. By her 10th birthday, she won her first of seven Bahamian Junior Amateur tournaments and first of nine Bahamian Women's Amateur events.
Jameica left the Bahamas at 14 to attend the Arnold Palmer Golf Academy in Tampa, Fla., and became a two-time, All-North Suncoast Player of the Year her junior and senior years of high school. She attended the University of South Florida on a full golf scholarship, where she was an All-Regional NCAA selection her sophomore year. Following graduation, she won the Caribbean Amateur Championship in 2003 and competed for two years on the Duramed Futures Tour. Currently, she works in the golf marketing department for the Bahamas Tourism Board.