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Fairwhay Management: (2016-Present)
Mallory is a Player Manager for Fairwhay Management, a boutique, female-owned sports marketing and talent management firm specializing in the golf industry.
Golf Channel: Big Break Reality TV Show Cast Member: (2011-2014)
Mallory appeared three times as a cast member of Golf Channel’s Big Break series: Season 16 – Big Break Ireland (2011), Season 20 – Big Break NFL Puerto Rico (2013), and the reunion tournament, the Big Break Invitational in 2014.
Golf Family of the Year: (2014)
In 2014, the Blackwelders were honored in New York, New York as "Golf Family of the Year" by the Metropolitan Golf Writer's Association for their contribution to the game.
is a wife, a mother, and professional golfer specializing in coaching, player and event management, and playing in corporate outings.
Collegiate and Amateur Golf Career: (2005-2009)
After a successful junior career which included winning the Kentucky State High School Championship and the AJGA Bluegrass Junior Invitational, Mallory earned a scholarship to the University of Florida where she won one tournament and led the team in the NCAA West Regional in 2007. After her mother, Myra, became the coach at the University of Kentucky in 2007, she transferred to finish her collegiate career there. While playing for Kentucky, she led the team in scoring average, won an event, and was named SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year for Women’s Golf in 2009. Additionally, she won the 2007 Women’s Western Amateur, was the first alternate for the 2008 Curtis Cup, and made the cut in the Kraft Nabisco Championship (an LPGA major) in 2008. She graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Marketing degree in 2009 and turned professional upon graduation.
Touring Professional Golf Career: (2009-2015)
On her first attempt at Q-School in 2009, Mallory earned conditional LPGA status, full-status on the Ladies European Tour, and full-status on the Symetra Tour. She twice qualified for the US Women’s Open (2011 and 2015), won a Suncoast Series event, and won two Kentucky Women’s Opens (2011 and 2014). During the 2014 Symetra Tour season, she won the Symetra Classic and had 9 additional top-20 finishes. She finished top-10 in the Volvik Race for the Card and earned full LPGA status for the 2015 season.
Recharge for Resilience – United States Air Force Program: (2016)
Mallory participated in a program with the U.S. Air Force where she visited military bases around the country and the world to teach our service men and women and their families the game of golf.