Carling Coffing

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Overcoming Challenges

Carling Coffing
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Photos and Bio of Big Break Sandals Resorts Contestant

These Carling Coffing pictures are accompanied by information about the golfer, who appeared as a cast member of Big Break Sandals Resorts on the Golf Channel in the second half of 2010. Click on any image below to enlarge, or select "enter gallery" to view the Carling Coffing photos and read the text in order.

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Images and info about Big Break Sandals Resorts cast member Carling Coffing.

Carling Coffing has overcome adversity to achieve status as a professional golfer. What adversity? When she was age five, Coffing was diagnosed with Type I diabetes. Throughout her early years she had to administer dozens of shots every day.

In 2008, however, Coffing was able to switch to a diabetic insulin pump, which stays connected to her 24 hours a day.

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Communications

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Images and info about Big Break Sandals Resorts cast member Carling Coffing.

It's difficult to say who the best-known golfer among the Big Break Sandals Resorts cast members were before their time on the show. Coffing might be a candidate for that title, however, at least for any golf fans who've spent time on the Futures Tour or Golf Channel Web sites.

Coffing, a communications major in college, has filmed video diaries that have appeared on both those Web sites, as well as on YouTube.

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Ohio

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Images and info about Big Break Sandals Resorts cast member Carling Coffing.

Coffing, 24 years old, is from Ohio and played collegiate golf at Ohio State University. There she was the Freshman of the Year in 2005. Prior to that, she won the Ohio high school championship in 2002.

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Pro Ranks

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Images and info about Big Break Sandals Resorts cast member Carling Coffing.

Coffing turned profession in 2008.

In her first year as a pro, Coffing played 10 times on the Duramed Futures Tour with a best finish of 11th. She had a stroke average of 74.54, which she improved in 2009. In 17 tournaments in 2009, her best finish was 15th and she placed 61st on the Futures Tour money list.