Lady Tigers to participate in Lady Eagle Invitational Mar. 10-11 in Hattiesburg, Miss.
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2006 Spring- Had a breakthrough spring by winning three of her five tournaments and finishing no lower than fourth in any spring tournament ... Started the spring by taking medalist honors at the Pat Bradley Championship in February ... Fired a 68 in the tournament's final round, tying the second lowest round in Lady Tiger history ... Her three round total of 214 (71-75-68) at the Pat Bradley broke the school 54-hole record which she previously held with a 215 (71-73-71) performance at the 2005 Lady Eagle Classic ... Won the John Kirk Lady Panther Intercollegiate and the Lady Eagle Invitational in consecutive weeks in April ... Her 54-hole total of 211 (71-70-70) at the Lady Eagle bettered her record-setting performance at the Pat Bradley two months earlier by three shots ... Shot 70 in the second and third rounds at the Lady Eagle to tie for the seventh lowest round in Lady Tiger history ... Finished third at the 2006 Conference USA Championship and led the Lady Tigers to a sixth place finish at the Conference tournament, the team's best finish since 2003 ... Her season average of 74.1 set a new single season school record, beating the previous record by 1.3 strokes.
2006 Summer- Advanced to the first round of match play at the U.S. Women's Public Links ... Qualified for the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship ... Shot a 7-under-par 65 at the U.S. Amateur qualifier in Atlanta ... Named one of Golf World Magazine's Top 50 female golfers to watch.
2005 Spring- Earned medalist honors at the Lady Eagle Invitational, winning the tournament with a 215 (71-73-71) ... The 215 54-round score set a Memphis program record, surpassing the previous low of 219 accomplished eight times ... Led the team in all five spring tournaments ... Placed in a tie for 13th at the Miccosukee Championship with a 231 (80-76-75) ... Tied for 15th at the Tapatio Springs Shootout with a 231 (78-75-78) ... Took 25th at the C-USA Championship.
Prior to Memphis-
Prep- The No. 4 ranked amateur golfer in her country of New Zealand ... Has represented her province, North Harbour, in golf since 2001 and played in the Regionals since 2002, winning two years in a row ... Has represented New Zealand six times since 2001 ... Helped New Zealand to a second-place finish in the Commonwealth Trophy event against Canada, Great Britain, Australia, and South Africa, tying the best finish New Zealand has ever had in the event ... Selected in 2004 as a Reserve to the World Championships Team Event.
Personal- Daughter of Shane and Lynda Tate and has a younger brother, Jered ... Born Dec. 20, 1984, in New Zealand.
Total 1st 2nd 3rd Tourn. Round Low Top 20 Year Tourn. Rds Strokes RD AVG RD AVG RD AVG AVG AVG RD Finish 2004-05 10 29 2,221 77.7 75.9 76.1 229.7 76.6 71 7 2005-06 9 26 1,927 74.2 74.7 73.4 222.3 74.1 68 7 Fall '06 5 14 1,062 76.8 76.8 73.5 212.4 75.9 69 4 Total 24 69 5,210 76.2 75.8 74.3 226.3 75.5 68 18