Melanie Willhite, UT Southwestern Medical Center (image) UT Southwestern Medical Center Share Print E-Mail Caption Professional golfer Melanie Willhite wanted to get back on the golf course as soon as possible following surgery. Within a week, she was back on the course putting and two weeks out was able to go through the full range of golf swings. Credit UT Southwestern Medical Center Usage Restrictions Please use credit line. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.