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Katie is a 25-year-old Minnesota native who teaches at both Somerby Golf Club in Minnesota and Raptor Bay Golf Academy in Florida. She has some status on the Symetra Tour, but has not yet gotten into any tournaments.
Detlefsen won the Minnesota state high school championship four years running (2004-07) before heading south to play NCAA golf at Central Florida University. While there, she won the Dinah Shore Trophy, awarded by the LPGA, for combined academic performance, community service and golf scoring average for a Division I golfer. That was in 2010.
After turning pro Katie played some on the Women's Canadian Tour in 2012, then turned to teaching. But she didn't give up competing. In 2012, she had a Top 10 finish at the LPGA Teaching & Club Professional National Championship, and 2013 she won the LPGA T&CP Midwest Championship.