Duke Women's Golf BIO
1998-99: Helped the team claim it’s first NCAA National Title...winner of the Golfstat Cup (72.94)...First Team NCAA All-America...Co-ACC Player of the Year...All-ACC...finished her Duke career with seven individual victories and 27 top-ten finishes...had 42 even or under par rounds...Curtis Cup participant...letterwinner...played in 10 of the team’s 11 tournaments...second on team in stroke average (73.8), percentage of rounds counted (.926) and average strokes off leader (92.59)...best round of 66 came at the Lady Gamecock on her way to a first place finish...had seven top-10 finishes...placed second in the ACC Championships...totaled a tied for 17th finish at the NCAA East Regionals...placed tied for 24th at NCAA Championships.
Summer of 1998: Battled Se Ri Pak in a playoff for the U.S. Open title, falling just short on the second hole of sudden death...was a part of the first sudden-death situation in the history of the event...her memorable birdie putt on No. 18 at the end of the fourth day forced the playoff as she went on to play a total of 92 holes during the tournament...set a U.S. Open record by firing a four-day amateur low of 290...finished as the top amateur in the U.S. Open for the second-straight year...selected to the Curtis Cup.
1997-98: Earned her second-straight ACC Player of the Year accolades, her second-consecutive first-team All-America recognition, and was a finalist for Rolex National Player of the Year...also won the Golfstat Cup, an award given to the player with the lowest stroke average, and was named Golf Week Player of the Year...was named the Rolex College Golfer of the Month twice (September, March) and was ranked as high as No. 1 during the season...finished the season ranked No. 2 in the country (MasterCard Collegiate Rankings)...the top Duke individual in all 10 tournaments...was the first on the team in stroke average (72.9), first in even/under par rounds (15), first in average strokes behind the leader (1.16), and first in percentage of rounds counted (1.000) after seeing action in all 10 events...carded a 65 in the first round of the NCAA Championship, a career low for her, a school record, and a score that ties for the lowest collegiate round by a female in NCAA Championship history...also collected rounds of 69 three times-the first round of the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate, the first round of the Lady Tar Heel, and the second round of the Lady Gamecock...best tournament total of 211 was earned at the Lady Tar Heel...a top 20 finisher in all 10 tournaments, she ranked first on the squad in top 10 finishes with eight...earned medalist honors in four events – the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate, the Lady Tar Heel, the Spartan Invitational, and the Lady Gamecock – second at the ACC Championship, fifth at the NCAA East Regional, and fifth at the NCAA Championship...her four tournament wins makes her just the second Duke golfer in school history to record the feat.
1996-97: The ACC Player of the Year and All-ACC choice ranked first on the team in stroke average (74.8), first in even/under par rounds (9), fist in average strokes off the leader (2.30), and first in percentage of rounds counted (1.000) after being just one of two players to see action in each of the nine tournaments...collected her lowest round of 69 three times, in the first round of the year at the Lady Tar Heel and the first and third rounds of the ACC Championship...her best event total of 212 was collected in her second-consecutive ACC Championship medalist effort, making her the only Blue Devil to win a tournament during the season...a top 20 finisher in eight of the nine tournaments, she ranked first on the squad in top 10 finished with seven...finished tied for 29th at the NCAA East Regional...finished as the top Duke individual in eight of the nine tournaments as a sophomore...qualified for the U.S. Open, made the cut, and finished as the top amateur in the event.
1995-96: Had an outstanding freshman season, appearing in all 11 tournaments with five top 10 finishes...ranked first on the team in percentage of round counted (.956) and even/under par rounds (9), second in stroke average (75.7) and average strokes off the leader (3.53)...her stroke average was the best for a freshman during head coach Dan Brooks’ first 15 years...shot a season-low 70 in the second round of the Lady Gamecock...was the only Blue Devil to win a tournament, capturing medalist honors at the ACC Championship...finished tied for 12th at the NCAA East Regional and tied for 19th at the NCAA Championship...finished as the top Duke individual in three events as a freshman.
Prep: Attended Notre Dame Prep...played golf, field hockey, and basketball during her high school career...was a team captain in field hockey as a senior...tabbed two-time Rolex All-America and first-team AJGA All-America...won three Rolex Junior Classic...won seven career AJGA events.
Personal: Born July 9, 1977...daughter of Paul and Edy Chuasiriporn...won senior MVP medal for all-around excellence in academics and leadership.