Summer of 2018:
Competed in the Mediterranean Games in Tarragona, Spain with her country of Slovenia … carded rounds of 69, 77, 68 and 72 for a two-under, 286, to finish third overall and two strokes behind the leader … earned a bronze medal with her third place finish, while also collecting a bronze medal with the Slovenia team as the squad placed third with a three-under, 573.
WGCA & Golfweek All-America Honorable Mention ... All-ACC selection ... collected a career-best 72.38 stroke average in 12 tournaments competed in as a sophomore ... notched three top five and seven top 20 finishes ... turned in her first collegiate victory in the Landfall Tradition with rounds of 66 and 69 for a nine-under, 135 ... placed tied third at the ACC Championship with rounds of 70, 74 and 70 for a two-under, 214 ... tied third at the Jim West Challenge with three consecutive rounds in the 60s (67, 69 and 68) ... tied 11th at the NCAA Madison Regional (70-70-75=215) ... her 16 rounds of even or under par ranked third on the team ... collected nine rounds in the 60s to rank second on the Blue Devil squad ... tied for the team lead in par three scoring (3.08) ... helped lead Duke to five victories on the season, including the Jim West Challenge, Tar Heel Invitational, Landfall Tradition, ACC Championship and NCAA Madison Regional ... finished the season ranked No. 34 in the Golfweek Individual ledger.
Summer of 2017:
Advanced to match play at the Ladies’ British Open Amateur Championship, before falling to Leonie Harm, 4&3 … placed tied 47th in stroke play qualifying with rounds of 70 and 78 at the British Open Amateur …placed tied 36th at the European Ladies’ Amateur Championship with rounds of 76, 77, 68 and 72 for a 293.
Turned in a solid freshman season with a 73.82 stroke average along with one top five, three top 10 and five top 20 finishes ... finished the season ranked No. 63 in the Golfweek Individual listing ... collected a season best tied for fourth finish at the NCAA Albuquerque Regional with rounds of 73, 71 and 70 for a two-under, 214 ... tied for sixth at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate with rounds of 75, 71 and 70 for a 216 ... totaled a 72.17 stroke average for the first five tournaments of the spring ... notched 11 rounds of even or under par, which ranked second on the team.
The top-ranked female junior golfer in Slovenia ... two-time winner of the Leone di San Marco ... in 2015, turned in rounds of 74, 74 and 69 to win the title, while firing rounds of 71, 68 and 76 to win the championship in 2013 ... represented Slovenia in the Ladies European Team Championship on five occasions, played in the World Team Championship in 2012 and 2014 and competed in the European Young Masters from 2010-13 ... placed second at the European Young Masters in 2012, which was the first and only European medal in Slovenia ... finished 17th in the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China with rounds of 76, 72 and 75 ... turned in a second place finish at the European Young Masters (European U16 Championship) ... presented with the Young Player of the Year award in 2015 by the Golf Association of Slovenia ... other top 10 finishes for Belac in 2015 were at the Slovenia Club Team Individual Championship (2nd), Annika Invitational Europe (10th), Czech International Amateur Championship (10th) and Italian U18 Team Championship (8th) ... at the 2015 European Individual Championship, placed tied 24th with rounds of 67, 71, 76 and 72 ... concluded the 2012 season No. 1 on the Italian junior U18 ranking ... turned in her lowest 18-hole ledger of her career at the Italian Junior Team Championship in 2013 with a six-under, 66, placing second overall as an individual.
Full name is Ana Belac … born January 28, 1997 in Kranj, Slovenia … daughter of Marino and Erika Belac.
Belac By The Numbers
Jim West Challenge (67-69-68=204, T3, -9)
Windy City Classic (70-75-79=224, T43, +11)
Tar Heel Invitational (73-69-71=213, T20, -3)
Landfall Tradition (66-69=135, T1, -9)
Northrop Grumman (75-76-79=230, T60, +17)
Darius Rucker (77-74-69=220, T15, +7)
Evans Derby Experience (73-73-68=214, T17, -2)
Bryan Preview (76=76, +4)
Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic (75-79-69=223, T28, +7)
ACC Championship (70-74-70=214, T3, -2)
NCAA Madison Reg. (70-70-75=215, T11, -1)
NCAA Championship (75-74-74-70=293, T27, +5)
Windy City Classic (75-75-74=224, T47 +8)
Tar Heel Invitational (72-76-82=238, T71, +14)
East Lake Cup (73=73, T9, +1)
Northrop Grumman (71-71-71=213, T7, E)
Darius Rucker Intercollegiate (75-71-70=216, T6, +3)
Suntrust Gator Invitational (72-76-70=218, T14, +8)
LSU Tiger Golf Classic (78-75-69=220, T22, +6)
ACC Championship (74-70-74=218, T14, +2)
NCAA Albuquerque Reg. (73-71-70=214, T4, -2)
NCAA Championship (83-79-77=239, T89, +23)