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2009 Women's Golf Roster

Andrea Watts

CLASS
So.
Hometown
Bradenton, Fla.
School
IMG Academy
Brittany Nelson

Andrea Watts

Senior

Bradenton, Fla. (IMG Academy)

 

COLLEGIATE HONORS

SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll (2009)

SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll (2010, 2011)

 

2010-11 SEASON BESTS

Low Round: 68 (Mason Rudolph Women’s Championship, 1st, 2010)

Low Tournament: 217 (Mason Rudolph Women’s Championship, 2010)

Best Finish: T7 (Labor Day Shootout, 2010)

 

COLLEGIATE BESTS

Low Round: 68 (Mason Rudolph Women’s Championship, 1st, 2010)

Low Tournament:  217 (Mason Rudolph Women’s Championship, 2010)

Best Finish: T4 (BYU Dixie Challenge, 2009)

 

AT FLORIDA

AS A JUNIOR (2010-11) – Has a 76.06 stroke average in 32 rounds of play as a consistent member of the lineup…Earned one top-10 and three top-25 finishes…Was at her best in postseason as she either tied for or provided Florida’s low round in four of the seven rounds during the NCAA East Regional and NCAA Championships…Recorded back-to-back even or under par rounds, doing so in the third round of the Cougar Classic with a 72 (E) and following that with a career-low 68 (-4) in the first round of the Mason Rudolph Women’s Championship …Totaled six at or under par rounds which tied for second on the squad with four coming in the postseason…Was Florida’s top finisher in the season-opening Labor Day Shootout at TPC Sawgrass after firing a 117 (+9) that tied her for seventh…Led Florida along with Evan Jensen at the Mason Rudolph Women’s Championship with a 217 (+1) and the 217 was a 54-hole career low…Made 18 consecutive pars in the first round of the NCAA Championships for her first career round without a bogey.

 

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009-10) – Posted a 75.8 stroke average in 16 rounds of play…Had two rounds at or under par…Collected two top-25 finishes in five tournaments…Competed in the NCAA East Regional for the second straight year, finishing in a tie for 73rd with a 228 (73-75-80, +12)…Finished in a tie for 21st place with a 222 (+12), competing as an individual at the Gator Women’s Golf Invitational…Also played as an individual at the JMU/Eagle Landing Invitational and finished first among Gators in a tie for 19th with a 228 (75-73-80, +12)…Made her season debut at the Mason Rudolph Women’s Championship where she carded a 145 (73-72, +1) and tied for 40th place.

 

AS A FRESHMAN (2008-09) – One of three golfers to compete in every tournament for Florida…Posted a 76.6 stroke average through 30 rounds, ranking third on the team…Tallied one top-five, one top-10 and one top-20 finish…Ranked third on the team with 53 birdies on the season…Finished second among teammates in her NCAA post-season debut at the NCAA East Regional where she finished in a tie for 61st with an 18-over 228 (78-75-75)…Carded a 232 (78-75-78, +19) at the SEC Championship to finish in 43rd place…Shot first- and second-round scores of 74 with a third-round 80 for a total score of 228 (+18) at the Lady Gator Invitational…Led the Lady Gators with a career-best finish in a tie for 4th at the BYU Dixie Classic after shooting a 223 (74-75-74, +7)…Set career records in low round (72) and tournament score (220) for a tie for 37th place finish at the UCF Challenge... Shot the team’s only hole-in-one this season on her fourth hole of the third round at the UCF Challenge…Shot a 231 (77-73-81, +15) to finish in a tie for 43rd the Kiawah Island Intercollegiate…Finished third among teammates at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge after placing in a tie for 34th with a 236 (82-76-78, +23)…Tied teammate Jessica Yadloczky for a 10th place finish at The Landfall Tradition after carding an 11-over 227 ( 74-77-76)…Rounded out the Florida rotation in a tie for 60th at the Mason Rudolph Women’s Championship where she carded a 78 and back-to-back scores of 76 for a final score of 230 (+14)…Made her first career tournament appearance for the Lady Gators at the NCAA Fall Preview, carding a 244 (+28) to finish in 64th.

 

AMATEUR COMPETITION  Rated No. 60 in the Polo Golf Girls Rankings…Competed on the FCWT (Future Collegians World Tour) Junior Golf Tour from 2004-08, finishing in the top 10 in five events she participated in for the 2006-07 slate…Capped off her stellar 2006-07 campaign on the FCWT Tour by capturing a title at the Laura Diaz Girls National Championship (72-76-72--220) at the PGA National Golf Club…Tallied a fifth-place performance at the World Woods Rolling Oaks Open Oct. 13-14, firing a two-round total of 148…Registered three-consecutive medals in 2006 on the FCWT Tour, placing first at the University of Florida Open (75-74--149), Amelia Island Open (73-82-76--231) and the Innisbrook Open in Palm Harbor, Fla. (69-74-77--220)…Collected a runner-up finish at the 2007 Birks & Mayors Junior Championship at Mirasol, firing a career-low round of 67 in the second round…Placed first in four out of six tournaments in the Laura Diaz Girls 13-18 age division…Selected to the Colorado All-Star team for five-consecutive years.

 

PREP – Ranked No. 21 in the Class of 2008 by Golfweek…Listed as the No. 50 prospect in Golfweek/Titleist Junior rankings.

 

PERSONAL – Hobbies include field hockey, traveling, modeling and writing…Also considered UCLA, Duke, Arizona State, Oklahoma and LSU among others in recruiting class.

 

CAREER RESULTS

2008-09 (Junior Season)

Date                 Tournament                                                     Finish   Score

9/6                   Labor Day Shootout (Ponte Vedra Beach, FL)        T7         73-44-117 (+9) 

9/12-14             Cougar Classic (Hanahan, SC)                             T21       74-75-72-221 (+5)

9/24-26             Mason Rudolph (Franklin, TN)                              T35       68-74-75-217 (+1)

10/8-10             Tar Heel Invitational (Chapel Hill, NC)                   T73       75-80-73-228 (+12)

11/5-7               Pac-10/SEC Challenge (Palo Alto, CA)                  103       81-81-86-248 (+35)

2/14-16             Northrup Grumman (Palos Verdes, CA)                T55       79-75-86-240 (+27)

3/6-7                SunTrust Gator Women’s Inv. (Gainesville, FL)      T23       74-71-81-226 (+16)

4/1-3                Liz Murphey Classic (Athens, GA)                         T63       85-74-73-232 (+16)

4/15-17             SEC Championship (Auburn, AL)                          T46       80-80-75-235 (+19)

5/5-7                NCAA East Regional (Daytona Beach, FL)              T28       77-72-72-221 (+5)

5/18-21             NCAA Championships (Bryan, TX)                                    T15       72-74-76-71-293 (+5)

 

Rounds: 32    Strokes: 2,434    Average: 76.06

 

2009-10 (Sophomore Season)

Date                 Tournament                                                     Finish   Score

9/25-27             Mason Rudolph W.C. (Nashville, TN)                     T40       73-72-145 (+1)

10/16-18           Mercedes-Benz W.C. (Knoxville, TN)                    T85       78-82-83-243 (+27)

3/7-9                JMU/Eagle Landing Invitational (Jacksonville, FL)* T19       75-73-80-228 (+12)

4/6-7                Gator Women’s Golf Invitational (Gainesville, FL)* T21       71-76-75-222 (+12)

5/6-8                NCAA East Regional (Greenville, NC)                    T73       73-75-80-228 (+12)

 

Rounds: 16    Strokes: 1,212    Average: 75.75

 

2008-09 (Freshman Season)

Date                 Tournament                                                     Finish   Score

9/7-8                NCAA Fall Preview (Owing Mills, MD)                    64th       78-83-83-244 (+28)      

9/26-28             Mason Rudolph (Nashville, TN)                             T60       78-76-76-230 (+14)

10/24-26           The Landfall Tradition (Wilmington, NC)                T10       74-77-76-227 (+11)

2/9-11               Northrop Grumman Regional (Palos Verdes, CA)   T34       82-76-78-236 (+23)

2/22-24             Kiawah Island Intercollegiate (Kiawah Island, SC) T43       77-73-81-231 (+15)

3/8-10               UCF Challenge (Sorrento, Fla.)                             T37       74-72-74-220 (+4)

3/24-25             BYU Dixie Classic (St. George, UT)                                   T4         74-75-74-223 (+7)

4/6-7                Lady Gator Invitational (Gainesville, FL)               T11       74-74-80-228 (+18)

4/17-19             SEC Championship (Blythewood, SC)                   43         79-75-78-232 (+19)

5/7-9                NCAA East Regional (Gainesville, FL)                    T61       78-75-75-228 (+18)      

 

Rounds: 30     Strokes: 2,299     Average: 76.63

 

*competed as individual

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