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Kim Best

  • Senior
  • Avon Park, FL
  • Daytona Beach Community College

Rounds: 17
Strokes: 1,442
Average: 84.82
Low Round: 78 (2001 SunTrust Lady Gator Invitational)
Low Tournament: 237 (2001 SunTrust Lady Gator Invitational)
Best Finish: T58th (Lady Gamecock Classic)

AS A JUNIOR (2000-2001)---Of the 17 rounds she played, eight counted...Came in 58th at the Lady Gamecock Classic, shooting a 267 (89-88-90)...Tied for 65th at the Lady Gator Invitational with a three-day score of 237 (80-78-79)...Tied with teammate Amanda Dick for 87th at the TRW Regional Challenge with a three-day total of 253 (85-86-82)...Tied for 117th at the Lady Paladin Invitational...In Franklin Street Trust/Tar Heel Invitational, tied for 78th with a three-day score of 254...Tied for 98th at the NCAA Fall Preview, shooting rounds of 82-88--170...Transferred to Florida from Daytona Beach Community...One of two Lady Gators to join the team in August ...

SUMMER 2000- Competed in U.S. Women's Amateur Qualifying.

PRIOR TO FLORIDA -1996 high school girls' District Champion...District Runner-up in 1997...Volusia County Ladies' Amateur Champion in 1999...In 2000 led her Daytona Beach Community College team to top 10 finishes in six of the eight tournaments it participated in...Named DBCC golf MVP and Student-Athlete of the Year in both 1999 and 2000...Ranked fourth by the National Junior College Athletic Association in 2000...

PERSONAL -Born on Sept. 27, 1980... Is the daughter of Charles and Donna Best...Earned Dean's List honors at DBCC in Fall of 1999 with a 3.37 GPA...Is pursuing a degree in commercial recreation...Also participated in softball and cheerleading in high school.

2000-2001 (Junior Season)
Date Tournament (Site) Finish (Score)
9/15-17 NCAA Fall Preview (Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.) T98th 82-88--170 (+24)
10/6-8 Franklin Street/Tar Heel Invitational (Chapel Hill, NC) T78th 85-83-86--254 (+38)
10/20-22 Lady Paladin Invitational (Greenville, S.C.) T117th 92-84-85--261 (+45)
2/12-14 TRW Regional Challenge (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.) T87th 85-86-82--253 (+40)
2/23-25 SunTrust Lady Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.) T65th 80-78-79--237 (+21)
3/16-18 Lady Gamecock Classic (Blythewood, S.C.) T58th 89-88-90--267 (+51)
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