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Elcin Ulu

CLASS
Sr.
Hometown
Istanbul, Turkey
School
Redlands Comm. College

COLLEGIATE HONORS

2013 SEC Community Service Team

1st place at 2012 Audible Closed Championship

Ranked fifth in 2012 GolfStat’s Top-100 NJCAA Player Watch List

2nd at 2012 NJCAA Women’s Golf National Championship

3rd at 2011 NJCAA Women’s Golf National Championship

 

2012-13 SEASON BESTS

Low Round: 68 (2013 NCAA Central Regional, First Round)

Low Tournament: 215 (2013 SunTrust Gator Women’s Invite)

Best Finish: T3 (2013 Florida Challenge)

 

COLLEGIATE BESTS (at Florida)

Low Round: Same

Low Tournament: Same

Best Finish: Same

 

JUNIOR SEASON (2012-13): Competed in 10 tournaments in her first year in the Orange and Blue and recorded three top-25 finishes to go with three top-tens…Compiled a 75.8 stroke average over 29 rounds, good for fourth-best on the team…After not playing in the first two tournaments in the fall, Ulu competed in 10-straight tournaments following the Dale McNamara Invitational…Shot a career-best 68 in the first round of the NCAA Central Regional and followed it up with rounds of 78-73 for a three-over (219) to finish in a tie for 20th, her first NCAA postseason competition…The 18-hole 68 score was the third-lowest round from any Gator this season…Best tournament outing came at the SunTrust Gator Women’s Invitational, where she was the highest finishing Gator (T6) with consistent rounds of 71-73-71 for a five-over (215)…Only other better finish was at the Florida Challenge, where Ulu finished tied for third after two rounds of play (69-77-146) for a two-over score…The first round 69 of the Florida Challenge was a career-best at the time…Named to 2013 SEC Community Service Team…Finished year ranked No. 134 in the nation by GolfWeek.com.

 

AT REDLANDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Ulu, recently attended Redlands Community College (RCC) in El Reno, Okla., and recorded several top-10 finishes in collegiate and amateur play. Most recently, Ulu finished first at the Audible Closed Championship, tied for second at the Bob Hurley Auto ORU Shootout and tied for third at the Midwestern State Invitational all in 2011. She also finished tied for fifth at the Houston Baptist Intercollegiate earlier this spring. Ulu, ranked fifth on Golfstat’s Top-100 NJCAA Player Watch List, finished third at the 2011 NJCAA Women’s National Championship with a seven-over 295 (71-77-75-74), while her team finished second. RCC was ranked No. 1 in the country (NJCAA) in 2012 and competed at the NJCAA Women’s Golf National Championship, where the Cougars finished atop the leaderboard for its fourth national championship since 2006. Individually, Ulu finished second in the national tournament with scores of 70-75-72-73 to cap a stellar junior college career.

AMATUER COMPETITION: In 2008, Ulu won the Faldo Series Turkey Championship and in 2010 she won the inaugural Faldo Series Greece Championship. Ulu was also crowned the Turkish Closed Champion in 2011.

 

PERSONAL: Elcin chose Florida because of its great educational and golf programs and hopes to play on the LPGA when she completes her college career.

 

CAREER RESULTS

JUNIOR YEAR (2012-13)

Date

Tournament

Finish

Score

10/12-14

Tar Heel Invitational (Chapel Hill, N.C.)

T60

80-75-77-232 (+16)

10/28-30

Betsy Rawls Invitational (Austin, Texas)

T37

76-71-78-225 (+9)

1/28

Florida Challenge (Lecanto, Fla.)

T3

69-77-146 (+2)

2/11-13

Northrop Grumman (Palos Verdes, Calif.)

T62

79-83-75-237 (+24)

2/24-26

Allstate Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, La.)

T41

73-78-151 (+7)

3/15-17

SunTrust Gator Women’s Invite (Gainesville, Fla.)

T6

71-73-71-215 (+5)

3/29-31

Bryan National Collegiate (Greensboro, N.C.)

T32

76-73-75-224 (+8)

4/19-21

SEC Championship (Birmingham, Ala.)

T60

81-78-84-243 (+27)

5/9-11

NCAA Central Regional (Norman, Okla.)

T20

68-78-73-219 (+3)

5/21-24

NCAA Championship (Athens, Ga.)

T73

77-75-78-75-305 (+17)

Rounds: 29           Strokes: 2,197     Average: 75.8

 

 

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