PHOTOS: Behind the scenes with Paige Spiranac

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Paige Spiranac rose to fame through social media but struggled to find her place under the spotlight. But the aspiring pro is now getting comfortable with who she is.
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A trick-shot video gave the San Diego State women's golf team, and Paige, a taste of Internet fame.
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Spiranac has more than 900,000 Instagram followers. Only Rickie Fowler, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy have more among golfers.
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Spiranac recently signed on to be a national spokesperson for the Cybersmile Foundation, a non-profit devoted to addressing cyberbullying.
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Spiranac won a Cactus tour event for her first victory as a professional in June 2016. She won in a sudden-death playoff after a final-round 68. She posted a photo of herself with the trophy on Instagram with the hashtag #canactuallybreak80.
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Golf: Paige Spiranac portrait home/Phoenix, AZ, USA 01/07/2017 GFP-33 TK1 Credit: Beck, Robert
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After a website featured Spiranac, with several photos and videos of her on the course, her life changed forever.
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'I have a love-hate relationship with golf, and sometimes my confidence can be really fragile,' Spiranac says.
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Spiranac has become one of the most polarizing figures in the sport.
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Steven Tinico and Paige Spiranac got engaged last year and are planning a fall 2018 wedding.
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'I still have very high goals: I want to win tournaments, I want to get to number one in the world,' Spiranac says. 'But if I don't achieve all of that, I can still have a successful career by helping kids and maybe being a positive role model.'
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