“I wished to speak about this at first of the yr, however I wasn’t prepared,” Salas mentioned. “I wasn’t — I wished to share this — my story and my course of after I was assured sufficient to share.
“I suppose now’s the time to speak about it, and that is okay. Everyone has their very own timeline of sharing what they’ve gone by. And I’m not going to lie. I’m just a little nervous even speaking about it now, however it’s okay. And I’m in a a lot better place. Just glad to be right here.”
She revealed her struggles started when the coronavirus pandemic struck in 2020.
Not being able to step onto the golf course and showcase her skills all over the world “hit laborious” for Salas.
And it confirmed in her outcomes, as she performed in 12 occasions after the LPGA Tour returned, failing to complete within the top-10 as soon as.
However, in 2021, she has discovered her approach over latest weeks, ending tied for fifth on the Pure Silk Championship in May and ending tied for sixth on the Meijer LPGA Classic earlier in June.
And her stellar opening spherical on Thursday got here on the again of a superb driving efficiency, lacking simply two fairways in her opening 18 holes.
Her bogey-free spherical meant she completed a shot forward of Charley Hull in second place.