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2007 Women's Golf Roster

Eleanor Tucker

CLASS
Sr.
Hometown
Wilson, N.C. (Pendleton
School
IMG Academy)
Eleanor Tucker

COLLEGIATE HONORS

SEC Academic Honor Roll (2006, 2007)

 

COLLEGIATE BESTS

Low Round: 71 (3x, Mason Rudolph 2007, Lady Gator 2007 and Lady Buckeye 2006)

Low Tournament: 221 (Lady Buckeye, 2006)

Best Finish: T11th (Lady Gator, 2007)

 

AS A SENIOR (2007-08): Competed in the lineup at the Hooters Match Play Championship…Improved her score every round at the Wildcat Fall Invitational to help Florida to a runner-up finish…Tied her personal-best round for the third time in her career in the first round at the Mason Rudolph Women’s Championship with a 71.

 

AS A JUNIOR (2006-07): Earned the second SEC Academic Honor Roll selection of her career…Matched her career-low of 71 in the second round of the Lady Gator Invitational en route to final score of 222 (75-71-76), which tied her for a career-best 11th-place finish…Carded a three-round 235 (83-77-75) to tie for 41st at the UCF Challenge while competing as an individual…Competed in the first round of the Hooters Match Play Collegiate Championship against Florida State…Shot par on 34 of 54 holes which was 15th best among the field of 81 at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Classic…Scored a 234 (78-80-76) at the Dick McGuire Invitational.

 

AS A SOPHOMORE (2005-06): SEC Academic Honor Roll selection…Saw action in four tournaments throughout the season…Tallied her first collegiate even or under par round at the Lady Buckeye Invitational…Ended the season by setting career marks for low round (71), low tournament (221) and best finish (T13th) at the Lady Buckeye Invitational…For the second-straight year, shot a 233 (75-78-80) and tied for 33rd at the Lady Gator Invitational while competing as an individual…Carded a 254 (87-87-80) at the Auburn Derby to finish 86th…Competed in the first tournament of the season and recorded a 241 (80-77-84) to tie for 75th at the Mason Rudolph Invitational.

 

AS A FRESHMAN (2004-05): Played in five tournaments, including the SEC Championships…Tied for 48th place at the SEC Championships with a three-round 240 (80-82-78)…Shot a 233 (79-77-77) and tied for 33rd at the Lady Gator Invitational…Tied her career low with an opening round of 76 at the Lady Puerto Rico en route to a 233 (76-78-79) and a 35th-place tie…Fired a three-round career-best 230 (77-77-76) including a career-tying 76 in the third round of the Northrop Grumman to finish in a tie for 30th, also a career best.

 

PRIOR TO FLORIDA: Qualified for the U.S. Junior American Tournament in 2002 and finished 32nd of 120 golfers…Competed in the 2002 Junior American tournament and placed first in the David Leadbetter International…Took fifth in 2002 at the Henry Griffitts Rome Junior Classic…Finished third at the 2003 Clubcorp Junior Players Championship…Took fifth in the AJGA in Rome, Ga.…Finished in the top 10 at the Southwestern Junior Classic in 2003, where she carded a personal-best round of 70.

 

PERSONAL: Born Mary Eleanor Tucker on June 17, 1985, in Raleigh, N.C.…Daughter of Edwin and Nancy Tucker…Has two older siblings, Edwin and Leigh…Sister played tennis at the University of Texas…Started playing golf at the age of eight…Has career ambitions of playing on the LPGA and becoming a realtor…Wants to achieve a master’s degree in business.

 

CAREER RESULTS

2007-08 (Senior Season)

Date                 Tournament                                                    Finish  Score

9/14-16             Mason Rudolph (Nashville, TN)                             T61st    71-82-76-229 (+13)

9/29-10/1          Wildcat Fall Invitational (Lexington, KY)                T48th    82-79-78-239 (+23) 

Rounds: 6      Strokes: 468      Average: 78.0

 

2006-07 (Junior Season)

Date                 Tournament                                                    Finish  Score

9/11-12             Dick McGuire Invitational (Albuquerque, NM)         T64th    78-80-76-234 (+15)

10/13-15           Mercedes-Benz Classic (Knoxville, TN)                 T58th    80-80-76-236 (+23)

3/5-6                UCF Challenge (Gainesville, FL)*                         T41st    83-77-75-235 (+19)

3/10-11             Lady Gator Invitational (Gainesville, FL)*              T11th    75-71-76-222 (+12)

Rounds: 12      Strokes: 927      Average: 77.3

 

2005-06 (Sophomore Season)

Date                 Tournament                                                    Finish  Score

9/23-25             Mason Rudolph (Franklin, TN)                              T75th    80-77-84-241 (+25)

11/4-6               Auburn Derby (Auburn, AL)                                 86th      87-87-80-254 (+41)

3/11-12             Lady Gator Invitational (Gainesville, FL)*              T33rd    75-78-80-233 (+23)

4/22-23             Lady Buckeye (Columbus, OH)                            T13th    72-78-71-221 (+5)

Rounds: 12      Strokes: 949      Average: 79.08

 

2004-05 (Freshman Season)

Date                 Tournament                                                    Finish Score

2/7-9                N. Grumman (Palos Verdes, CA)*                        T30th    77-77-76-230

2/21-23             Lady Puerto Rico (Dorado Del Mar, PR)*               T35th    76-78-79-233 (+17)

3/4-6                Lady Gator Invitational (Gainesville, FL)               T33rd    79-77-77-233 (+23)

4/15-17             SEC Championship (Tunica, MS)                          T48th    80-82-78-240 (+24)

Rounds: 12       Strokes: 936    Average: 78.0

* Tournament competed as individual

 

 

 

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