The First Academy
Squad closes fall campaign with ninth-place finish in Battle at the Beach
Carlson, Zeng guide 9-stroke improvement in second round Saturday
Farnsworth's 72 paces first round scoring
Commodores looking to finish fall campaign on a high note.
Zeng leads Vanderbilt contingent with two-under par 54-hole total
Round Two photos from the 2017 Mason Rudolph Championship.
View Jimmy Mitchell's photos from the 2017 SEC Women's Golf Championship in Birmingham, Ala.
First round photos from the Mason Rudolph Championship at Vanderbilt Legends Club on Sept.16, 2016.
View Todd Drexler's photos from the second round of the UCF Challenge in Orlando on February 8, 2016.
View Todd Drexler's photos from the UCF Challenge in Orlando, Fla., on February 7, 2016.
• 2016 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
Signed with Vanderbilt in the spring of 2015.
As a Sophomore (2016-17):
Played in all 28 rounds and averaged 75.07 strokes per round... Best finish of the season came at the Cardinal Fall Kickoff (T-5th)... Low round of the year (70) came in first round of the SEC Championship in Birmingham.
As a Freshman (2015-16):
Played in 18 rounds and averaged 76.00 strokes per round... Low finish of the season came in first collegiate tournament at the Mason Rudolph Championship, when she finished in a tie for 20th... Low round of 69 came in the first round of the Mason Rudolph.
Prior to Vanderbilt:
Was ranked the 28th player in the class of 2015 according to the Golfweek Junior Golf Rankings at the time of her signing... Captured the AJGA Golf Pride/David Leadbetter Junior Classic in June of 2014, while also winning three Florida Junior Tour events and finishing in the top five in two others... Qualified for the 2014 U.S. Amateur, the U.S. Girls in 2014 and 2015, and the Callaway Junior Worlds... Finished second at the AJGA Bishops Gate Open... Named Player of the Year for three years in a row on the Top 50 Junior Tour... Four-time district champion and three-time regional champion... MVP and team captain of her high-school team for four years... Named to the Orlando Sentinel First Team Central Florida All-American squad... Graduated Cum Laude, and was a member of the National Chinese Honor Society.
Courtney Zeng... Born Oct. 3, 1997... Hometown is Orlando... Majoring in Human and Organizational Development... Chose Vanderbilt over Boston College, Georgia, Pepperdine, Florida, Virginia Tech, and Stetson.
Year | Rounds | Strokes | Average
2016-17 | 28 | 2,102 | 75.07
2015-16 | 18 | 1,368 | 76.0
Career | 46 | 3,470 | 75.43