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2006 Women's Golf Roster

Tiffany Chudy

Miramar, Fla. (Western)
Brittany Straza


SEC Academic Honor Roll (2006, 2007)

All-SEC Second Team (2005)

SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll (2005)



Low Round: 68 (Lady Gator Invitational, 2007)

Low Tournament: 216 (Chrysler Challenge, 2004)

Best Finish: 3rd (Chrysler Challenge, 2005)


AS A SENIOR (2007-08): Team captain in the midst of her fourth year as a starter in as many years, providing a wealth of experience and leadership...Finished 13th at the South Atlantic Ladies Amateur in Ormond Beach, Fla., to open up the new year…Tied for 50th at the Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate, firing a three-round score of 233 (81-75-77)…Excelled at the Hooters Match Play Championship, defeating three opponents in Florida’s quest to bring home third-place hardware…Downed Tennessee’s Rachel Ingram, Alabama’s Helena Blomberg and Louisville’s Cindy LaCrosse in head-to-head play…Carded a season-low 72 in the first round at the UF champion Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Classic…Tied for 11th at the Wildcat Fall Invitational aided by a 73 in the second round as Florida finished second…Fired back-to-back rounds of 74 and tied for 36th in the season opener at the Mason Rudolph Women’s Championship to help Florida to a fifth-place finish…Successfully defended a title at the Parent-Child Team Championship in Atlantis with her father, Andrej.


AS A JUNIOR (2006-07): One of just two Gators to play all 32 rounds in 2006-07 (Ornella Jouven)…Shot rounds of 86-83-82 at the NCAA West Regional, tying for 95th with a score of 251 (+38) …Tied for 58th at the SEC Championship with a score of 246 (76-87-83, +30)…Earned a share of 32nd at the Bryan National Collegiate with a 14-over total of 230 (74-75-81)…Tied for 19th at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic with a total of 225 (76-72-77, +12)…Her 36-hole score of 148 over the first two rounds of the tournament marked a career best…Fired a career-low 68 in the third and final round of the Lady Gator Invitational to finish with an eight-over score of 218 (75-75-68) for fifth place…Her 68 at the Lady Gator stands as the second-best score in Florida history and ties her with 11 fellow Lady Gators…Finished tied for 31st at the UCF Challenge with a total of 230 (78-77-75)…Recorded the Lady Gators’ second-best individual three-round total of 227 (75-75-77) to tie for 23rd at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge…Competed in all four rounds of the Hooters Match Play Collegiate Championship…Recorded back-to-back rounds of 77 at the Auburn Derby and tied for 27th…With a score of 226 (76-74-74) at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Classic, she earned a tie for 23rd place, which was her first top-25 finish of the year…Finished strong with a one over-par 73 in the final round of the Daytona Beach Fall Preview…Opened the season with a 229 (79-72-78) at the Dick McGuire Invitational.


AS A SOPHOMORE (2005-06): SEC Academic Honor Roll selection…Named team captain…Honored by the coaching staff as the Skills Challenge Champion…Second on the team with a stroke average of 75.83…Saw action in 10 tournaments and 31 rounds of play…Earned two top-10 finishes during the season…Fired a career-low three-under 69 in the opening round of the NCAA Championships…Tied for 12th place at the NCAA Championships with a four-round total of 295 (+7)…Led the Lady Gators with a team-low third-round score of 73 in the NCAA Central Regional…Tied for 35th at the Lady Buckeye Invitational with a 227 (75-74-78)…Posted a 234 (73-76-85) at the Lady Gator Invitational…Shot a 227 (75-77-75) at the Lady Puerto Rico to tie for 28th…Carded a 239 (78-81-80) and tied for 57th at the Regional Challenge…Was the second-best finisher for Florida at the Auburn Derby with a 228 (76-77-75)…Fired a 222 (75-73-64) to finish third at the Chrysler Challenge, marking a career-best individual finish…Notched a one-over 73 in the second round of the Lady Wildcat Invitational and tied for 10th with a 223 (75-73-75)…Opened the season with a three-round score of 225 (75-73-77) to tie for both 23rd place and as Florida’s top individual finish.

AS A FRESHMAN (2004-05): Named second-team All-SEC…Team leader in stroke average (75.0), top-10 finishes (five) and in top-25 efforts (seven)…Shot four even or under-par rounds…The only golfer to compete in every tournament of the season…The only Lady Gator at the NCAA Championships to finish in the top 20 after firing rounds of 74-75-75-72 for a 296, good for a 16th place tie…Opened up the NCAA East Regional Championships with a career-low 18-hole score of 69 en route to a 224 (69-79-76) and a 28th place tie…Tied for 19th at the SEC Championships with a 229 (77-77-75)…Carded an under-par 71 in the first round of the Bryan National on her way to a 10th-place showing and a team-low 225 (71-76-78)…Posted a 232 (75-78-79) at the Lady Gator Invitational…Fired an even-par 72 in the second round of the Lady Puerto Rico Classic to help her to a ninth-place tie and a team-low 225 (74-72-79) 18-hole tally…Tied for 10th after recording a team-low 224 (74-77-73) at the Northrop Grumman Regional Tournament…Set new career marks for 54-hole tournament score (216) as well as overall finish (T7th) at the Chrysler Challenge after firing an opening round of 71 and an even-par 72 in the second round…Registered an even-par 72 in the final round of the Lady Paladin Invitational to finish with a team-low 54-hole score of 223 (77-74-72)…Fired a 222 (75-73-74) and tied for eighth to lead the Lady Gators to a runner-up finish at the Topy Cup.


PRIOR TO FLORIDA: In 2003, Chudy competed in junior golf and garnered 13 top-10 finishes and five wins, including one at the Golfweek/Precept Top 100, where she shot a 69…Owns a career low of 67…At one time ranked #26 in the Golfweek rankings and 41st in the National Junior Gold scoreboard rankings…Finished second in the Orange Bowl (72, 67, 73, 73) in 2003 and the Doherty Cup Match Play in 2004…FCWT first-team All-American…Twice named VJGA Player of the Year…Lettered all four years of high school golf…Coached by Adam Harrell…During her junior year of high school, the golf team won every match, including districts, regionals and state…Represented the United States in the Junior Ryder Cup at age 16.


PERSONAL: Born Tiffany Eva Chudy on May 27, 1986…Daughter of Myrna and Andrej Chudy…Father is a native of Poland, attended the Illinois Institute of Technology and now works as an engineer…Mother is a native of Canada and of German decent…Has one younger brother, Corey…Enjoys hiking, jogging and camping and has a love for athletics…Career ambition is playing on the LPGA Tour…Majoring in recreation and tourism with a specialization in event planning.




2007-08 (Senior Season)

Date                 Tournament                                                    Finish  Score

9/14-16             Mason Rudolph (Nashville, TN)                             T36th    75-74-74-223 (+7)

9/29-10/1          Wildcat Fall Invitational (Lexington, KY)                T11th    78-73-74-225 (+9)        

10/12-14           Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Classic (Knoxville, TN)  T53rd    72-79-76-227 (+14)

10/26-28           Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate (Tuscaloosa, AL)         T50th    81-75-77-233 (+20)

Rounds: 12      Strokes: 908      Average: 75.6


2006-07 (Junior Season)

Date                 Tournament                                                    Finish  Score

9/11-12             Dick McGuire Invitational (Albuquerque, NM)         T44th    79-72-78-229 (+10)

9/22-24             Daytona Beach Fall Preview (Daytona Beach, FL)  T56th    80-78-73-231 (+15)

10/13-15           Mercedes-Benz Classic (Knoxville, TN)                 T23rd    76-76-74-226 (+13)

10/27-29           Auburn Derby (Auburn, AL)                                 T27th    77-77-154 (+10)

2/12-14             Northrop Grumman (Palos Verdes, CA)                T23rd    75-75-77-227 (+14)

3/5-6                UCF Challenge (Orlando, FL)                               T31st    78-77-75-230 (+14)

3/10-11             Lady Gator Invitational (Gainesville, FL)               5th        75-75-68-218 (+8)

3/23-25             Liz Murphey Collegiate (Athens, GA)                    T19th    76-72-77-225 (+12)

4/6-8                Bryan National Collegiate (Browns Summit, NC)    T32nd   74-75-81-230 (+14)

4/20-22             SEC Championship (West Point, MS)                    T58th    76-87-83-246 (+30)

5/10-12             NCAA West Regional (St. George, UT)                  T95th    86-83-82-251 (+38)

Rounds: 32       Strokes:           2,467   Average: 77.1


2005-06 (Sophomore Season)

Date                 Tournament                                                    Finish  Score

9/23-25             Mason Rudolph (Franklin, TN)                              T23rd    75-73-77-225 (+9)

10/1-2               Lady Wildcat (Lexington, KY)                               T10th    75-73-75-223 (+7)

10/28-30           Chrysler Challenge (Sandestin, FL)                      3rd       75-73-74-222 (+9)

11/4-6               Auburn Derby (Auburn, AL)                                 T28th    76-77-75-228 (+12)

2/13-15             Regional Challenge (Palos Verdes, CA)                T57th    78-81-80-239 (+26)

2/24-26             Lady Puerto Rico Classic (San Juan, PR)               T28th    75-77-75-227 (+11)

3/11-12             Lady Gator Invitational (Gainesville, FL)               T36th    73-76-85-234 (+24)

4/22-23             Lady Buckeye (Columbus, OH)                            T35th    75-74-78-227 (+11)

5/11-13             NCAA Central Regional (Bryan, TX)                     T35th    76-82-73-231 (+15)

5/23-26             NCAA Championships (Columbus, OH)                 T12th    69-75-76-75-295 (+7)

Rounds: 31      Strokes: 2,351      Average: 75.83


2004-05 (Freshman Season)

Date                 Tournament                                                    Finish Score

9/7-9                Topy Cup (Japan)                                               T8th      75-73-74-222 (+6)

10/1-3               Mason Rudolph (Franklin, TN)                              T75th    79-80-76-235 (+19)

10/22-24           Lady Paladin (Greeneville, SC)                            T27th    77-74-72-223 (+7)

10/29-31           Chrysler ACC/SEC (Sandestin, FL)                       T7th      71-72-73-216 (+3)

2/7-9                N. Grumman (Palos Verdes, CA)                          T10th    74-77-73-224 (+11)

2/21-23             Lady Puerto Rico Classic (Dorado Del Mar, PR)     T9th      74-72-79-225 (+9)

3/4-6                Lady Gator Invitational (Gainesville, FL)               T26th    75-78-79-232 (+22)

4/1-3                Bryan National (Greensboro, NC)                         T10th    71-76-78-225 (+9)

4/15-17             SEC Championships (Tunica, MS)                        T19th    77-77-75-229 (+13)

5/5-7                NCAA East Regional (Gainesville, FL)                    T28th    69-79-76-224 (+14)

5/17-20             NCAA Championships (Sunriver, OR)                   T16th    74-75-75-72-296 (+12)

Rounds: 34       Strokes: 2,551  Average: 75.0

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