March 3, 2010–The 2010 LPGA Tour season is underway, and Natalie Gulbis is in full swing, both on and off the golf course. Gulbis, who lives at Lake Las Vegas Resort and works with Butch Harmon at his Las Vegas golf school at Las Vegas golf course Rio Secco Golf Club, finished in a tie for 55th at the HSBC Women's Champions in Singapore, and looks forward to the first event in the United States beginning March 25. All the while, Gulbi fires off the tweets from her Twitter page, where she has more than 30,000 followers.–By Brian Hurlburt.
"Excited to be back in the United States! Jet lag is a challenge first few days. 13 hour time change." she recently posted. Gulbis has always taken advantage of opportunities to market herself which include calendars, an appearance on NBC's Celebrity Apprentice and CBS' CSI, in addition to her official website and Twitter account. gulbis has lived in the Las Vegas Golf Region for several years and loves her Lake Las Vegas community. She has become entrenched in Las Vegas, helping charities and enjoying the city. Click now to view and join Natalie's official Twitter feed.
The Las Vegas Golf Region is the home to more than 50 Las Vegas golf courses and more than 30 pros who have strong ties to those Las Vegas golf courses. Gulbis is just one of several LPGA Tour pros who live in the area. Others include Kim Hall and Erica Blasberg, while Stephanie Louden and Inbee Park once lived in the city, playing high school golf here. Gulbis spends a lot of time with Harmon at his school, where other pros such as Phil Mickelson, Stuart Cink, Charley Hoffman, Scott Piercy and many others work on their games. The Butch Harmon school is also open to all golfers looking to improve, no matter their talent level. Click now to view the official website for the Harmon school or for Rio Secco Golf Club, a Las Vegas resort golf course designed by Rees Jones and home to the beautiful T-Mates caddies. You canreserve your Las Vegas golf tee times online at the official website.
"Heading to the annual caddie awards. It's an event every year where they give out random awards. Some good some bad. Always fun!" Gulbis tweeted on February 26. "Joining a few players to see movie Valentines Day here in Singapore. You have to pre-buy seats. Like a concert!" was another post while in Singapore, before reporting that she thought the movie was hilarious. Gulbis also appears to keep abreast of current events while on tour. "Just heard on the news. 8.8 Earthquake in Chile! Terrible! And a 7 in Japan!" was one post while others congratulated the US Hockey team for earning a trip to the Gold Medal game and another asked her followers to update her on the US medal count, which was 26 at the time.
Gulbis also recently appeared on Junior Seau's Real Sports Jobs television show. Seau served as Gulbis' caddie at Pumpkin Ridge while Gulbis was paired with Michelle Wie. Seau was told by a veteran caddie that his job was to "show up, keep up and shut up!" Seau responded by thanking him for the great marriage advice. Gulbis was all business during the round but found time to help Seau and have some fun for the former all-pro linebacker. You can visit the official Gulbis website to view the episode.