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Tubert trying to master learning curve as LPGA rookie

Tubert trying to master learning curve as LPGA rookie

In the wake of a series of setbacks, Emily Tubert is determined to maintain a positive attitude.

Her rookie season on the LPGA Tour has not exactly gone smoothly, as the Burroughs High graduate admits she has not played up to her expectations.

A recent injury forced Tubert to take time off of competition. Then came a reshuffle with her support staff in which she got rid of her swing coach and her caddy in an attempt to change her fortunes.

“Making those changes is something that I had to do,” said Tubert, 25, a former CIF Southern Section champion and Burbank Leader Girls’ Athlete of the Year who was an All-American at the University of Arkansas. “It’s been tough for...

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