Sadeghy showed impressive consistency

Her consistency through four years at Bishop McGuinness is what’s most impressive. The Oklahoman’s All-City Girls Golfer of the Year won four of the seven tournaments she played in her senior year, never finishing worse than fourth.

by Scott Wright Published: June 9, 2014
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In the three years since Alexis Sadeghy emerged on the high school golf scene, very little has changed about her.

She still has the same soft voice, the same humble personality. And she’s still playing really good golf.

Lots and lots of really good golf.

Her consistency through four years at Bishop McGuinness is what’s most impressive. The Oklahoman’s All-City Girls Golfer of the Year won four of the seven tournaments she played in her senior year, never finishing worse than fourth.

In fact, the last time she finished worse than fifth in a tournament was her freshman year. She was in the top three at state every year, winning it as a senior, despite moving up from Class 5A to Class 6A.

“I was excited to play at a higher level against more good players,” she said of the jump to 6A for her senior year. “It made me prepare better and practice harder.”

In the process, Sadeghy earned a scholarship to Oklahoma State, where she has now signed.

“I’ve wanted to go to Oklahoma State since I was little,” she said. “But these last few years, I realized I could go there to play golf for them. It’s just great knowing all my hard work paid off.”

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by Scott Wright
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A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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