Carlson's 66, Yu's 68 pace team's 275 total; Dores in 2nd place after first round
A look at the Commodore women's golf program before their season begins September 9-11 at the Dale McNamara Fall Preview.
Former Commodore qualifies for U.S. Open in St. Louis on a birdie on final hole.
As a Junior (2009-10):
Played in every tournament as a junior and posted a 76.12 stroke average for the season...Best finish of the season came at the NCAA East Regional in Greenville, N.C., when she finished in a tie for 13th with a score of 217 (74-70-73)...Posted a low round of 70 twice - in the final round of the SEC Championship and in the second round of the NCAA Regional...Named to National Golf Coaches Association's (NGCA) All-American Scholar Team for third consecutive season ... Also named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second straight year in the spring of 2010.
As a Sophomore (2008-09):
Played in every tournament as a sophomore and had a stroke average of 76.2...Had two top 10 finishes on the year, at the Mason Rudolph Women's Championship and the Ladies Midwest Shootout...At the Mason Rudolph, she finished in a tie for seventh with a 213 (71-65-77), and posted the lowest round in school history with a second-round 65...At the Ladies Midwest Shootout, she ended the tournament in a tie for seventh with a total of 153 (77-76)... Named to National Golf Coaches Association's (NGCA) All-American Scholar Team ... Also named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll in the spring of 2009. Summer 2008: Qualified for the U.S. Amateur with a round of 77 at sectional qualifying in Tenafly, N.J. ... Had a two-round total of 153 at the U.S. Amateur at the Eugene (Ore.) Country Club, one stroke away from making the match play cut (top 64).
As a Freshman (2007-08):
Played in all 30 rounds in her freshman season and posted the second lowest stroke average on the team (76.47) ... Finished 15th at the Tar Heel Invitational, her best finish of the season ... Carded the team's lowest round of the season when she shot a 68 in the second round of the UCF Challenge ... Tied for 24th at the Ping/ASU Invitational ... Tied for 30th at the SEC Champoinship ... Finished in a tie for 43rd at the NCAA East Regionals ... Named to National Golf Coaches Association's (NGCA) All-American Scholar Team ... Also named to the SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll.
Amateur and High School Highlights:
Qualifier for the 2004, 2005 and 2006 USGA Women's Open and Women's Amateur ... Named to the 2005 and 2006 Canon Cup teams, and the 2005 Junior Solheim Cup team, where she posted a record of 3-0-0 ... Named to 2003 and 2005 New York State Team for USGA State Team Championship ... Was first-team AJGA Polo Golf Junior All-American in 2005 and a second-team selection in 2004 and 2006 ... Six-time qualifier for the USGA Girls Junior Championship and a qualifier medalist in 2002 and 2003 ... Won medalist honors at the AJGA Lincoln Mercury in 2005, and the Kathy Whitworth Invitational in 2006 ... Was the medalist in the qualifier of the AJGA Polo Junior Classic ... Named the 2002, 2003 and 2005 "Journal News" (New York)/WGA Girl's Player of the Year.
Born Dec. 26, 1988 ... Parents are Kevin and Pam ... Has a sister, Heather ... Majoring in human and organizational development ... Chose Vanderbilt over Georgia and Virginia.
Year | Rounds | Strokes | Average
2007-08 | 30 | 2,294 | 76.47
2008-09 | 28 | 2,134 | 76.21
2009-10 | 34 | 2,588 | 76.12
Career | 92 | 7,016 | 76.26