Almond started playing golf at the age of five years old. Other hobbies include fishing, shopping, painting, drawing, vlogging and surfing the internet.
- Competed in four U.S. Girls' Junior Championships (2006 - 2010).
- Competed in two U.S. Women's Amateur Championships (2008, 2009).
- Competed in the 2008 U.S. Women's Open Championship as an amateur.
- Competed in the 2009 U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links Championship.