Betty Baird Kregor is an LPGA Master Teaching Professional and owner of StraightShot Inc., specializing in the DISC personality system to mentor and advise athletes of all ages and abilities.
In 2014, Kregor retired from over 27 years of teaching golf to consult athletes in the mental aspects of sport and serve as a "performance coach" for goals, scheduling, practice programs, college advising and more.
Her LPGA education in DISC profiling allows an athlete to maximize their performance with "self awareness" of their strengths and weaknesses. It is also an important tool in finding the right college fit which is a component of Kregor's expertise. College athletic consulting is a service that benefits 9-12th graders in learning how to market their talents, schedule college visits and value the importance of academics.
Kregor is a nine-time Kentucky Junior PGA Champion, the 1974 Junior World Champion Girl's 13-14, 1976 Girl's Western National Runner-Up and Girl's Western Medalist. In 1977-79 she was a three time NJGA All-American and Second Team AJGA All-American 1979.
Kregor is a member of the Kentucky High School Athletic Hall of Fame, Louisville Metro Athletic Director's Hall of Fame, and the KCD Bearcat Hall of Fame. Kregor is currently a proud member of the Board of Directors Commonwealth Bank and Trust.
Betty is married to Mark F. Kregor, Senior Vice President of Hilliard Lyons Inc. they have four busy children: Maggie, age 30, a former golf team member of the University of Alabama and now an interactive designer in Charleston, SC; Baird, age 28, played college baseball at Volunteer State Community College and then Indiana University Southeast helping led them to a National Regional Tournament appearance in 2010; Mollie, age 21, a seven-time World Champion Saddlebred and Hackney pony equestrian; and Paige, age 19, a former standout high school tennis player and honor student at the University of Kentucky.
Betty Baird Kregor