Brush Prairie’s Lindsay Aho learned a lot about competing from Al Aldridge.
That might not ring with people outside Vancouver, but Aldridge was the hard-nosed, steely-nerved girls’ basketball coach at powerhouse Prairie High School where Aho was once a guard.
Now a professional golfer, Aho, 25, still carries some of those traits – determination, resolve and the will to win – to the course.
And she needed every one of them to finish off a victory at the 16th Northwest Women’s Open at Twin Lakes Golf & Country Club in Federal Way on Wednesday afternoon.
Staring at the likelihood …