|Hometown:||North Augusta, S.C.|
|High School:||North Augusta|
Overview: Tied Clemson record for low round with a 68 at the Cougar Classic in Charleston, S.C. on September 15, 2015…has played in all 20 tournaments and 59 rounds her first two years…fourth on team in stroke average as a sophomore after being fifth as a freshman…has 77.78 stroke average for her career….one of the best in the nation in driving the ball in the fairway, she has exceeded 90 percent each of her first two years.
In 2014-15: Played in all 27 rounds and nine tournaments as a sophomore…had 76.44 stroke average for the year, fourth on the team….most improved player on the team, she lowered her stroke average by 3.5 shots per round over her freshman year…12 of her 27 rounds were at 75 or better…highlight of the year came in her second round of the year when she shot four-under-par 68 at Yeamans Hall in Hanahan, S.C. to tie Ashlan Ramsey’s record for low round by a Clemson women’s golfer…shot a career low 222 for the three rounds and was Clemson’s best golfer for the tournament…also Clemson’s best golfer at two events in the spring, the Sun Trust Gator, where she was 30th, and the Rebel Intercollegiate, where she was 32nd…Rebel Intercollegiate was her most consistent tournament as she shot 74-75-75, the only tournament she had three straight rounds of 75 or better…finished eight over par, her second best tournament vs. par all year…had 75.7 stroke average in first rounds and 76.6 in final rounds…had 40 birdies for the year, second on the team…her score counted in 23 of 27 rounds…had best score of the day six times and was best Tiger in three events…led the team in driving accuracy at 95 percent, second straight year she was among the best in the nation in putting the ball in the fairway….averaged 30.06 putts per round, third on the team.
In 2013-14: Was a starter in every tournament this year for the 14th ranked (Golfstat) Tigers... fifth in stroke average with 78.91 figure, but her final round stroke average is nearly two shots per round better than her first round average (77.4)...led the Tigers in birdies at the ACC Tournament with seven, she has 52 for the year...her score has counted 13 of 32 rounds, including twice in the ACC Tournament...her score has counted in the final round of seven of the 11 events...had one of her best round of the year in her first round, a 73 at the Cougar Classic at Yeaman's Hall in Hanahan, S.C...also shot a 73 in the second round at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate, helping the Tigers to a top five finish out of 17 teams...had her best tournament vs. par at the Allstate Sugar Bowl with 10 over par 226...played last 36 holes at two over par in New Orleans...had best finish in full field event at Lady Paladin with #41 place finish...hits it in the fairway on her drives 91.3 percent of the time, third best on the team and fifth best in the nation according to Golfstat...
Prior to Clemson: Played for United States team in the 2012 Can American Matches in 2012...had five top 15 finishes in AJGA events in 2012...finished 10th at AJGA Juniors at Savannah in 2012...had five top 10s in 2011, six of which were top three finishes...won the EZ Go Vaughn Taylor Championship and third at AJGA Junior at Chateau Elan...won four tournaments in 2011, including the Beth Daniel Junior Azalea, the AJGA Junior at Jones Creek, the Carolinas Junior PGA and the Ballantyne Junior Open...2009 Augusta Player of the Year in 2009 and 2010...at age 14, she was the youngest player in 36 years to win the Carolinas Junior PGA....born May 1, 1995.
Jessica Hoang Personality Profile
Who is your favorite Professional Golfer: Jordan Spieth
Favorite Athlete Outside of Golf: Michael Jordan
Favorite Course I have Played: TPC Riverbends
Course I would like to Play: Pebble Beach
All time low round: 67, Country cCub of Charleston
My best shot ever: my first hole in one
Best part of my game: Driving the ball with accuracy
I need to improve on: chipping
My best club is a: driver
Who has had the most influence on your athletic career: Parents
What is your favorite hobby: Kayaking
My dream foursome is myself and: Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, and Adam Scott
When I finish my playing career I would like to: pursue a golf career or have a career working in a hospital