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Sandy Choi
Player Profile:
Sandy Choi 1386138
Height: 5'7"
Year: Junior
City/State: Seoul, South Korea
High School: Torrey Pines [Calif.]
2014-15: All-ACC selection ... registered her first collegiate victory to open the season at the Powerade Cougar Classic with rounds of 69, 68 and 68 ... earned Golfweek Player of the Week Sept. 25, after winning the tournament ... she finished with an 11-under-par score of 205 ... on the year, played in 11 tournament and totaled a 73.75 stroke average ... had two top five, three top 10 and five top 20 finishes ... her eight rounds of even or under par ranked third on the Duke squad ... ranked 54th in the final Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index ... tied for third at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate with rounds of 74, 74 and 70 ... tied 14th at the NCAA South Bend Regional ... tied for 11th at the Tar Heel Invitational and Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge ... counted 30.3 out of 32 rounds on the season ... received All-ACC Academic Team accolades.

2013-14: Earned All-NCAA East Regional accolades, after finishing tied for seventh overall in Tallahassee, Fla. ... played in the final five tournaments of the spring and turned in two top 10 and four top 23 finishes ... on the year, carded a 73.71 stroke average ... placed tied for 23rd at the NCAA Championship with rounds of 72, 71, 74 and 69 for a total of 286 ... turned in a career-best fourth place finish at the ACC Championship with rounds of 75, 71 and 73 ... in the final five tournaments, carded a 73.38 stroke average ... finished the season ranked No. 59 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index ... tied for 19th at the Landfall Tradition and tied for 24th at the NCAA Fall Preview ... went a perfect 2-0 in match play at the NCAA Championship against Texas Tech and Baylor.

Ranking: No. 20 (Golfweek Junior), No. 21 (Junior Golf Scoreboard), No. 39 (Polo Junior Golf)

High School/Prep: Listed No. 20 in the latest Golfweek Junior rankings prior to heading to Duke … 2011 Rolex Junior Honorable Mention All-America … two-time winner on the AJGA Tour … won the 2010 Sean O’Hair Junior All-Star Championship and the 2010 Montverde Academy Junior All-Star Invitational … participated in the 2012 AJGA Wyndham Cup Invitational and represented the Western region … finished in the top 10 of all 10 AJGA Tournaments she competed in during 2012 … 2011 San Diego Section Player of the Year … three-time First Team All-League selection … guided her Torrey Pines team to the 2012 SIF San Diego Sectional title and won the individual title as well … team champions at the CIF Southern California Regional for the first time … led her Torrey Pines H.S. team to the CIF State Championship in 2010, 2011 and 2012 … individual champion at the 2011 CIF Southern California Regionals and San Diego Sectionals … led her team to a runner-up finish at the 2009, 2010 and 2011 CIF South California Regionals … qualified for the 2011 U.S. Women’s Amateur … in 2011 on the AJGA tour, totaled five top 20 finishes including second place finishes at the Stockton Convention and Visitors Bureau Junior Open and the AJGA Girls Championship … individual runner up at the 2010 CIF San Diego Sectionals … led her Torrey Pines squad to the 2009 CIF San Diego Sectional Team Championship and a runner-up finish at the 2009 CIF State Championship.

Personal: Full name is Hee Wook (Sandy) Choi … born May 4, 1995 in Seoul, South Korea … daughter of Kyung Jim Choi and Jung Hwa Kim … has one brother, Woo Young (Tony) Choi (17), and one sister, Hee Soo (Anny) Choi (21) … started playing golf at age seven ... a two-time ACC Honor Roll selection ... majoring in psychology.

Choi By The Numbers

Powerade Cougar Classic (69-68-68=205, 1, -11)
Annika Intercollegiate (73-76-75=224, T42, +8)
Tar Heel Invitational (74-69-74=217, T11, +1)
Landfall Tradition (74-73-74=221, T32, +5)
Northrop Grumman (71-73-74=218, T11, +5)
Darius Rucker Intercollegiate (74-74-70=214, T3, +1)
Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic (82=82, T40, +10)
PING/ASU Invitational (74-72-76=222, T39, +6)
ACC Championship (75-77-73=225, T36, +9)
NCAA South Bend Reg. (73-73-74=220, T14, +4)
NCAA Championship (74-81-75-82=312, 58, +24)

Fall Preview (74-73-70=217, T24, +7)
Mason Rudolph (76-77-75=228, T46, +12)
Tar Heel Invitational (73-72-75=220, T27, +4)
Landfall Tradition (76-74-75=225, T19, +9)
Bryan National Collegiate (76-75-77=228, T21, +12)
PING/ASU Invitational (76-74-79=229, T62, +13)
ACC Championship (75-71-73=219, 4, +6)
NCAA East Reg. (72-68-72=212, T7, -4)
NCAA Championship (72-71-74-69=286, T23, +6)

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