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Condoleezza Rice plays Hazeltine, talks golf ahead of Women's PGA Championship

June 19, 2019 09:33 PM

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was among the keynote speakers at Wednesday's KPMG Women's Leadership Summit in conjunction with the Women's PGA Championship at Hazeltine National Golf Club.

Click the video box on this page to see KSTP Sports' chat with Condoleezza Rice about her love of golf, thoughts on Hazeltine and her desire for more young women to take up the sport

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Rice grew up a competitive figure skater and tennis player and didn't take golf up until she was 50 years old.  She says she now plays three times a week, around her schedule as a professor at Stanford University.

Already the first African-American to serve as Secretary of State, Rice broke the gender barrier as one of the first two women to join Augusta National Golf Club.

She's an avid sports fan and served on College Football's National Championship committee.

The KPMG Women's Leadership Summit "brings together top women in business, politics, and sports with women leaders aspiring to reach the C-suite and inspire them in their advancement and development". 

RELATED: Wayzata-grad Sarah Burnham making pro major debut at home in Women's PGA

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