sport news Big Little Lies actress Kathryn Newton is set to play in Alfred Dunhill Links ... trends now

sport news Big Little Lies actress Kathryn Newton is set to play in Alfred Dunhill Links ... trends now
sport news Big Little Lies actress Kathryn Newton is set to play in Alfred Dunhill Links ... trends now

sport news Big Little Lies actress Kathryn Newton is set to play in Alfred Dunhill Links ... trends now

Big Little Lies actress Kathryn Newton, who rejected collegiate golf to pursue a career in acting, is set to play in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at the prestigious St Andrews Newton was a golfing prodigy in her childhood before deciding to pursue acting She nearly committed to playing golf for USC after being noticed in high school In 2012, the Florida native was set to take participate in the US Women's Open She pulled out from the event after landing a big role in Paranormal Activity 4 The actress is set to return to the course at Alfred Dunhill Links championship Click here for all your latest international Sports news from DailyMail.com

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American actress Kathryn Newton will make her golfing debut this week in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at St Andrews in Scotland, where she is expected to be paired up with a professional golfer. 

Newton, 25, who was a golfing prodigy in her childhood, once revealed she made the tough call to ditch a career in the sport in favor of finding success in acting. Now she will be competing on a three different links courses, centered on the 'home of golf'. 

The Florida native is well-know for starring as Abigail Carlson in the drama series Big Little Lies and Allie Pressman in the Netflix teen drama series The Society. She also featured in Bad Teacher, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and is lined up for a prominent role in the next Marvel movie: Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania. 

Speaking ahead of the start of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on September 29, Newton said: 'To be able to play St Andrews, the most historic course in the world, Carnoustie and Kingsbarns, in a fully-fledged professional event will be a wonderful moment for me and I am really going to enjoy it.' 

Actress Kathryn Newton is set to play in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in St Andrews

Actress Kathryn Newton is set to play in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in St Andrews

Newton (left) is famous for her role as Abigail Carlson in the TV drama series Big Little Lies

Newton (left) is famous

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