Updated Oct. 29, 2014
Academic Top Tiger
Current Season Highlights
--Tied for 30th in first tournament of season, shooting 72-85-72=229 (+13) at the "Mo" Morial
--Shot 75-78-82=235 (+19) to finish T-63rd at Mason Rudolph Championship
--Fall scoring average was 77.33
Sophomore Year (2013-14)
Played in six tournaments, finishing with a 76.29 scoring average across 17 rounds ... Best result was a 13th-place finish at the Lady Bulldog Individual Championship with rounds of 80-74=154 (+10) ... Tied for 63rd after rounds of 76-77-79--232 (+16) at the Mason Rudolph Championship... Tied for 38th at the Ruth's Chris Tar Heel Invitational, with rounds of 72-78-77-223 (+7)... Carded rounds of 73-78-74--225 (+12) and tied for 54th at the Stanford Intercollegiate... Tied for 56th at Lady Puerto Rico Classic, shooting 80-75-77=232 (+16) ... Finished 81st at AllState Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate with rounds of 79-76-76=231 (+15).
Freshman Year (2012-13)
Competed in eight team tournaments and the Georgia Individual Tournament, finishing with a 79.12 stroke average...Carded one top 20 finish, tying for 19th at the Georgia Individual Tournament with an 8-over 80... Played in the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational as an individual, finishing 78th with an 84-84-80--248... Tied for 50th at the Lady Puerto Rico Invitational, carding rounds of 76-78-79--233... Finished tied for 85th at the AllState Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate with an 80-80--160... Carded an 81-79-76--236 at the Darius Rucker Invitational to tie for 59th... Concluded the regular season at the Bryan National Collegiate tied for 50th with rounds of 74-77-77--228... Finished 66th at the SEC Championship with rounds of 86-79-82--247... Carded rounds of 77-73-78--228 at the NCAA East Regional, finishing in a tie for 73rd... Her second-round 73 was her lowest 18-hole round of the season... Finished the season by tying for 120th at the NCAA Championship with rounds of 81-76-83-78--318.
Finished 10th in the 2009 Junior All-Star presented by CBIZ MHM... Tied for eighth at the Montverde Academy Junior All-Star Invitational... Tied for ninth at the 2011 Las Vegas Junior Open... Participated in five Future Collegians Word Tour events... Finished third at the 2011 North Course at Innisbrook... Tied for third at the 2012 Plantation Inn Golf Resort & Spa... Tied for fifth at the 2012 Saddlebrook Resort Golf and 2012 World Woods Pine Barrens... Placed second at the 2010 FCWT TPC Tampa Bay after shooting a 2-over 144... Finished in second at the 2011 Mission Inn El Campeon... Participated in the torch relay prior to the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China.
Daughter of YanQing Gao and ZhiLing Yun... Birthday is February 3... A native of Guangxi, China, she has lived the last few years in Howey-In-The-Hills, Fla., attending Montverde Academy and the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy... Home course is Mission Inn... Majoring in Business Administration.