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"Stunning Professional Debut at the US Women's Open"

Irish Times

From Northern Ireland

Born 1992

Turned Pro 2014

About Stephanie

Stephanie Meadow age 24, is a professional golfer from Northern Ireland. She moved from Jordanstown, Co. Antrim over to South Carolina in the United States when she was just 13, to peruse her love of golf. Stephanie graduated from the University of Alabama with an undergraduate degree in Accounting. She made her professional debut in 2014 at the women’s U.S Open where she finished 3rd out of a field of 22. Since then Stephanie has represented Ireland in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. This was the first time that golf has ever been involved in the Olympics and one of the highlights of her career so far.

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About Stephanie

I lived in Jordanstown, Northern Ireland for the first 13 years of my life. I started playing golf at age 7 at Ballyclare Golf Club before becoming a member of Royal Portrush. At the age of 14 my parents and I decided to move to USA to further my golfing career. I attended the Hank Haney International Golf Academy from 2006-2010 before attending the University of Alabama. After graduating with a 4.0 GPA in Accounting, I moved back to Hilton Head Island and turned professional. The US Women’s Open was my first professional event and I finished 3rd.

Pro Facts
Rolex Ranking: 272

Best Finishes:
2016 CP Women’s Open – T10
2016 Olympics T31
2016 Symetra Tour Championship T6
2015 ANA Inspiration T20
2014 US Womens Open T3
2014 ISPS Ladies European Masters T3
Recipient of the 2015 Heather Farr Award for LPGA

College Career
Won 9 Collegiate Events at University of Alabama
Set multiple records for lowest stroke average and number of wins
Graduated with Summa Cum Laude in Accounting
4 time NCAA All American

Amateur Career
2012 British Amateur Champion
2012 and 2014 Curtis Cup Team Member
2011 and 2013 Vagliano Trophy Team Member

Hobbies
Working out, cooking, my dog (max), and friends and family

Driving

241.58Yds

Greens

56.8%

Putting

27.42

Birdies

43

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“Stephanie’s courage was acknowledged by her peers when she was presented with the Heather Farr Award, which honours an LPGA player’s perseverance on the road to achieving their goals.”

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