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Tarah McNaughton

  • Senior
  • Bradenton, Fla. (Lakewood Ranch High School)

COLLEGIATE HONORS
NGCA All-American Scholar Golf Team (2005)

COLLEGIATE BESTS
Low Round: 70 (2003 Franklin Street Partners Invitational, 2003)
Low Tournament: 226 (2003 Franklin Street Partners Invitational, 2003)
Best Finish: 1st (2003 Gator Shootout vs. Augusta State, 2003)

AS A JUNIOR (2004-05) - Named to the 2005 Academic All-SEC honor roll Played in three events as an individual Shot a 236 (76-76-84) and tied for 51st place at the Lady Gator Invitational Fired a 54-hole 234 (80-73-81) that included a season-best 18-hole round (73) at the Lady Paladin Tied for 56th place with a season-low 54-hole score (229) at the Mason Rudolph.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2003-04) - Played in 11 tournaments Tied for 67th at the NCAA East Regional Championships after carding a 240 (78-83-79) Shot a three-round score of 231 (80-74-77) at the 2004 SEC Championships, to finish in a tie for 43rd Finished 82nd after shooting a 245 (75-84-86) at the Bryan Park National Collegiate Carded a 78 at Mission Inn, for a 10th-place finish Finished in a tie for 73rd at the SunTrust Lady Gator Invitational, where she shot a 246 (85-83-78) Shot a three-round 236 (79-80-77), to finish in a tie for 51st at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic Tied for 63rd in the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge, where she shot a 246 (79-84-83) Finished 23rd at the ACC/SEC Challenge after she shot a two-round 152 (72-80) Tied for 15th-place at the Franklin Street Partners Women's Invitational, where she shot a 226 (70-78-78) Tied for 41st at the Mason Rudolph Championship, in a career-best 229 (71-77-81) effort Shot a 242 (81-84-77) at the NCAA Fall Preview to finish tied for 78th-place.

AS A FRESHMAN (2002-03) - Finished 89th at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic with a score of 250 (83-83-84) Won a match versus Augusta State at the Gator Shootout, with a four-over-par 148 (76-72) Tied for 39th place at the SunTrust Invitational, where she shot a 230 (80-76-74). 2001-02 - Walked on to the team in the fall Redshirted to gain more experience.

SUMMER 2001 - Won the FJGA's 2001 Summer Classic, with a two-round 156 (79-77) Finished sixth in the FWSGA's Girls' Championship Won her flight in the State Stroke Play Championship with rounds of 76-75-74.

PRIOR TO FLORIDA - Began playing golf her freshman year in high school and finished her senior season with a 78 in the high school district tournament.


CAREER RESULTS
2004-05 (Junior Season)
Date Tournament Finish Score
10/1-3 Mason Rudolph (Franklin, Tenn.) T56* 80-74-75-229 (+13)
10/22-24 Lady Paladin (Greenville, S.C.) T79* 80-73-81-234 (+18)
3/4-6 Lady Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.) T51* 76-76-84--236 (+26)
Rounds: 9 Strokes: 699 Average: 77.6
2003-2004 (Sophomore Season)
Date Tournament (Site) Finish Score
9/12-14 NCAA Fall Preview (Opelika, Ala.) T78th 81-84-77-242 (+26)
9/26-28 Mason Rudolph Championship (Franklin, Tenn.) T41st 71-77-81-229 (+13)
10/3-5 Franklin Street Partners Women's Invite (Chapel Hill, N.C.) T15th 70-78-78--226 (+10)
10/26-28 ACC/SEC Challenge (Destin, Fla.) 23rd 72-80--152 (+10)
2/9-11 Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge (Palos Verdes, Calif.) T63rd 79-84-83--246 (+33)
2/22-24 Lady Puerto Rico Classic (San Juan, Puerto Rico) T51st 79-80-77--236 (+20)
3/7-9 SunTrust Lady Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.) T73rd 85-83-78--246 (+36)
3/24 Mission Inn (Howey-in-the Hills, Fla.) 10th 78--78 (+6)
4/2-4 Bryan Park National Collegiate (Brown Summit, N.C.) 82nd 75-84-86--245 (+29)  
4/16-18 2004 SEC Championships (Baton Rouge, La.) T43rd 80-74-77-- 231 (+15)
5/6-8 NCAA East Regional Championships (Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.) T67th 78-83-79--240 (+25)
Rounds: 30 Strokes: 2,371 Average: 79.05
2002-2003 (Freshman Season)
Date Tournament (Site) Finish Score
3/9-11 SunTrust Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.) T39th 80-76-74-230
3/30 Gator Shootout vs. Augusta State (Gainesville, Fla.) 1st 76-72-148
4/4-6 Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic (Athens, Ga.) 89th 83-83-84--250
Rounds: 8 Strokes: 628 Average: 78.5
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