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Jeanne Cho

  • Senior
  • Boulogne, France St.
  • Stephen's Episcopal School (Bradenton, Fla.)
  • Verizon Academic All-America
  • Three-Time NGCA All-American Scholar Golf
  • Team Three-Time Verizon Academic All-District III
  • Three-Time SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Two-Time Second Team All-SEC

COLLEGIATE QUICK FACTS
Rounds: 135
Strokes: 10,318
Average: 76.43
Low Round: 68 (2002 Mercedes Benz Collegiate Championship, 2002 Liz Murphey Collegiate)
Low Tournament: 216 (2002 Liz Murphey Collegiate)
Best Finish: 1st (2002 Liz Murphey Collegiate, 2000 UCF Invitational)

AS A SENIOR (2002-2003) - Named to the Verizon Academic All-America team...Verizon Academic All-District II and Academic All-SEC selection for the third straight season...Holds a 76.24 stroke average that ranked third on the team...Played in all 37rounds for Florida, with 79.73 percent (29.5-of-37) of her rounds counted toward the team score...Competed as a team member for all 135 rounds during her four-year career...Finished in the top 10 in four tournaments and in the top 20 in eight tournaments...Tied for 88th place at the NCAA Championships with a four-round score of 321 (84-81-78-78)...Finished tied for 17th at the NCAA Central Regional, carding a three-round 228...At the SEC Championships, she tied for 18th place after shooting a three-round 232 (73-76-83)...Tied for 17th place at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic, carding a 223 (72-74-77)...Finished seventh in back-to-back matches versus Augusta State and Purdue with a two-round score of 151 in both...Tied for 18th place at the SunTrust Invitational, shooting a 225 (73-77-75)...Carded a 224 (79-71-74) at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic to finish tied for 14th place...Tied for 24th place at the place at the Auburn Derby after shooting a 225 (76-73-76)...After shooting a career-low 68 in the second round, she tied for 11th place at the Mercedes Benz Championship with a score of 225 (78-68-79)...Had a season-best finish of fourth place at the Chrysler ACC-SEC Challenge, carding a season-low 218 (73-71-74)...Tied for 43rd at the NCAA Fall Preview with a three-round score of 232 (73-81-78)...

SUMMER 2002 - Qualified and competed in the 2002 U.S. Women's Open (72-80)...Competed in the 2002 Women's U.S. Amateur Championships...Finished 50th in the Future's Tour Loretto Classic, shooting a 220 (76-72-72)...Reached final 16 in the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship...Finished third in the Eastern Women's Amateur Championship (76-72-73).

AS A JUNIOR (2001-2002) - Named to the NGCA All-American Scholar Golf Team...Finished tied for 31st at the NCAA Championships, carding a 76-73-73-74--296...Named to the Verizon Academic All-District III First Team...Tied for 20th at the NCAA East Regional, carding a 221 (71-75-75)...Tied for 18th at the SEC Championships, shooting a three-round 223 (76-75-72)...Named Second Team All-SEC... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll...Finished third for the second consecutive season at the Florida Women's Collegiate, shooting a 223 (74-73-76) and earning a spot on the All-State team...Marked a new career-best with a 216 (75-68-73) to claim the individual title at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic...Tied for second with a three-round 221 (75-74-72) at the 2002 SunTrust Lady Gator Invitational...Finished tied for 18th with a three-round 225 (75-78-72) at the TRW Regional Challenge...Finished tied for 27th at the Lady Paladin Invitational with a three-round 231 (82-73-76)...Led the team and tied for 18th at the 2001 Mercedes Benz Collegiate Championship, shooting a 229 (78-73-78)...Tied for 14th at the 2001 Dodge ACC/SEC Shootout with a 227 (75-74-78)...Finished tied for 53rd at the 2001 Mason Rudolph Championships with a 237 (79-77-81).

SUMMER 2001 - Won the First Coast Women's Championships...Competed in the 2001 U.S. Women's Amateur Championship.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2000-2001)- Named to the National Golf Coaches Association's All-Scholar Team...Named to Verizon Academic All-District III team and the SEC Academic Honor Roll...Twenty-eight of the 29 rounds she played counted toward the team's score...Tied for 53rd with teammate Joy Stephenson at the NCAA Central Regional with a three-day total of 241 (78-80-83)...Finished 19th at the 2001 SEC Women's Golf Championships, shooting 75 on each day of the tournament for a three-day total of 225...Placed third at the Women's Collegiate with a score of 219 (76-71-72)...Placed 23rd at the Lady Gamecock Classic with a score of 236 (77-77-82)...Tied for 32nd at the Lady Gator Invitational with a three-day score of 228 (77-75-76)...Placed in a tie for 64th at the TRW Regional Challenge with a three-day total of 238 (78-80-80)...Tied for 47th at the Lady Paladin Invitational with a three-day score of 238... Tied for 44th at the Franklin Street Trust/Tar Heel Invitational, with scores of 77-80-84--241...Tied for 29th at the Dodge ACC/SEC Invitational Shootout with scores of 84-73-81--238...Finished tied for 27th at the NCAA Fall Preview with scores of 78-75--153.

SUMMER 2000- Reached final 16 at U.S. Women's Amateur...Advanced to quarterfinals of Trans National Championships, losing to eventual champion Celeste Troche.

AS A FRESHMAN (1999-2000) - Second team All-SEC...Co-captain as a freshman...Stroke average of 77.09 was third-best on the team...Tied for team lead in top 20 finishes (8)...Second on the team with five top 10 finishes...Also had two top-five finishes...Tied for second on the team with three even or under-par rounds...The only Lady Gator to play all 35 rounds...33.5 of her rounds counted (95.7 percent)...One of two Lady Gators to win a tournament during the season...Ranked 16th in the SEC with a 77.09 stroke average...Finished season ranked 70th by the MasterCard Collegiate Golf Rankings and 75th by the Golfweek/Sagarin Women's College Golf Individual Player Ratings...Won first collegiate tournament at UCF Invitational (71-76-147) by two strokes...Finished in a tie for 77th place at NCAA Championships with a four-round total of 311...Recorded career lows in round (71) and tournament (221), finishing in a third place tie at the Palmetto Women's Intercollegiate...Shot 232 at NCAA East Regional Championships, finishing tied for 52nd...Tied for 20th place at SEC Championships with score of 235...Tied for 15th at Lady Gamecock Classic with a score of 233...Finished tied for fourth at the Harder Hall Women's Invitational, with a seven-over-par 295...Recorded then-career lows in round (73) and tournament (224), finishing in a sixth place tie at Lady Paladin Invitational...Finished with a three-day total of 226, good for a seventh place tie at Mercedes-Benz Women's Intercollegiate Championship in Knoxville, Tenn.

SUMMER 1999 - Semifinalist at French National Championships...Shot 79-75 at U.S. Open, where she was the youngest player of the field to qualify...Shot 77-72-70 at Hudson Junior Invitational, tying for second place...Placed fifth at AJGA Taylor Made Pineisle Junior Classic with rounds of 77-76--153.

PRIOR TO FLORIDA - Finished in top five of seven national junior tournaments...1999 Japan Junior Masters Champion with a two-round total of even par, placing first among 80 participants...In 1998, she won the Future Collegian World Tour, Jacksonville Junior Championship and was a quarterfinalist at the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship in Ardmore, Pa....In 1997, she won the FCWT Chipshot Innisbrook Junior Classic Championship in Tampa with a 75-71-146...Also won French Grand Prix D'Etiolles Championship in 1997...Played on French National Team in 1999...1998 FCWT Player of the Year ... Manatee County Student Athlete of the Year in 1997.

PERSONAL - Born January 23, 1982 in Suresnes, France but is a citizen of Korea...Speaks four languages fluently (French, Korean, Spanish, and English)...Honor Roll Student throughout high school... Member of Director's List and Spanish Honors Society...Pursuing a degree in Quantitative Sciences.


CAREER RESULTS
2002-2003 (Senior Season)

Date Tournament (Site) Finish Score
9/15-17 Women's NCAA Fall Preview (West Lafayette, Ind.) T43rd 73-81-78--232 (+16)
9/27-29 Chrysler ACC/SEC Challenge (Destin, Fla.) T4th 73-71-74--218 (+5)
10/18-20 Mercedes-Benz Women's Championship (Knoxville, Tenn.) T11th 78-68-79--225 (+9)
11/1-3 Auburn Derby (Auburn, Ala.) T24th 76-73-76--225 (+9)
2/10-12 NG Regional Challenge (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.) T70th 84-81--165 (+23)
2/28-3/1 Lady Puerto Rico Classic (San Juan, Puerto Rico) T14th 79-71-74--224 (+8)
3/9-11 SunTrust Lady Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.) T18th 73-77-75--225 (+15)
3/23 Match vs. Purdue at Palencia Golf Course 7th 74-77--151 (+7)
3/30 Gator Shootout vs. Augusta State (Gainesville, Fla.) 3rd 81-70--151 (+7)
4/4-6 Liz Murphy Collegiate Classic (Athens, Ga.) T17th 72-74-77--223 (+7)
4/18-20 2003 SEC Championships (Lexington, Ky.) T18th 73-76-83--232 (+16)
5/8-10 2003 NCAA Central Regional (Lincoln, Neb.) T17th 77-73-78--228 (+15)
5/20-23 2003 NCAA Championships (West Lafayette, Ind.) T88th 84-81-78-78-321 (+33)
2001-2002 (Junior Season)
Date Tournament (Site) Finish Score
9/17-18 Mason Rudolph Championships (Nashville, Tenn.) T53rd 79-77-81--237 (+21)
9/28-30 Dodge ACC/SEC Shootout (Sandestin, Fla.) T14th 75-74-78--227 (+14)
10/12-14 Mercedes-Benz Collegiate (Knoxville, Tenn.) T18th 78-73-78--229 (+13)
10/26-28 Lady Paladin Invitational (Greenville, S.C.) T27th 82-73-76--231 (+15)
2/11-13 TRW Regional Challenge (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.) T18th 75-78-72--225 (+12)
2/22-24 SunTrust Lady Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.) T2nd 75-74-72--221 (+11)
3/22-24 Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic (Athens, Ga.) 1st 75-68-73--216 (E)
4/5-7 Florida Women's Collegiate (Miami Lakes, Fla.) 3rd 74-73-76--223 (+7)
4/19-21 SEC Championships (Athens, Ga.) T18th 76-75-72--223 (+7)
5/9-11 NCAA East Regionals (Baton Rouge, La.) T20th 71-75-75--221 (+5)
5/21-24 NCAA Championships (Auburn, Wash.) T31st 76-73-73-74--296 (+8)
2000-2001 (Sophomore Season)
Date Tournament (Site) Finish (Score)
9/15-17 NCAA Fall Preview (Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.) T27th 78-75--153 (+3)
9/30-10/1 Dodge ACC/SEC Invitational (Destin, Fla.) T29th 84-73-81--238 (+25)
10/6-8 Franklin Street/Tar Heel Invitational (Chapel Hill, N.C.) T44th 77-80-84--239 (+23)
10/20-22 Lady Paladin Invitational (Greenville, S.C.) T47th 73-82-78--233 (+17)
2/12-14 TRW Regional Challenge (Palos Verdes Estate, Calif.) T64th 78-80-80--238 (+25)
2/23-25 SunTrust Lady Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.) T32nd 77-75-76--228 (+12)
3/16-18 Lady Gamecock Classic (Blythewood, S.C.) 23rd 77-77-82--236 (+20)
3/30-4/1 Florida Women's Collegiate (Miami Lakes, Fla.) 3rd 76-71-72--219 (+3)
4/20-22 SEC Championship (Gainesville, Fla.) 19th 75-75-75--225 (+9)
5/10-12 NCAA Central Regional (West Lafayette, Ind.) T53rd 78-80-83--241 (+25)
1999-2000 (Freshman Season)
Date Tournament (Site) Finish (Score)
9/20-21 Lady Razorback Invitational (Rogers, Ark.) T16th 76-80--156 (+12)
10/2-3 Lady Buckeye Fall Invite. (Columbus, Ohio) T30th 78-80-79--237 (+21)
10/15-17 Mercedes-Benz Championships (Knoxville, Tenn.) T7th 75-75-76--226 (+10)
10/29-31 Lady Paladin Invitational (Greenville, S.C.) T6th 77-73-74--224 (+8)
11/8-9 Edwin Watt's/Palmetto (Kiawah Island, S.C.) T3rd 72-78-71--221 (+5)
2/14-15 UCF Invitational (Orlando, Fla.) 1st 71-76--147 (+3)
2/25-27 SunTrust Lady Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.) T21st 76-80-76--232 (+16)
3/17-19 Lady Gamecock Classic (Blythewood, S.C.) T15th 79-76-78--233 (+17)
3/31-4/2 Ryder/Florida Women's Collegiate (Miami Lakes, Fla.) 26th 81-83-80--244 (+28)
4/21-23 Sec Championships (Rogers, Ark.) T20th 79-76-80--235 (+19)
5/11-13 NCAA East Regional (Columbus, Ohio) T52nd 76-79-77--232 (+16)
5/24-27 NCAA Championships (Sunriver, Ore.) T77th 77-81-76-77--311 (+23)
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