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


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

Connect with KSTP

Join the conversation on our social media platforms. Share your comments on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages.


KSTP Sports

Copyright 2019 - KSTP-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company


1 shot, 1 arrested on Fond du Lac reservation

Flashback Friday: Rochester teen who killed family with ax sentenced 30 years ago

FAA confronts Boeing over undisclosed internal communication

Highway 610, ramps near downtown Minneapolis closed this weekend

Minnesota man dies from vaping in Tennessee

Mother and unborn baby die at scene of wrong-way crash in Minneapolis, 3 others hurt