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Sydney Legacy 2647054
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lexington, S.C.
High School: Lexington
Other College: Seminole State
Experience: 2 Letters

Overview: Junior college transfer who has been a starter each of the last two years…came to Clemson in January 2016 and immediately helped Clemson to the NCAA Tournament…starter on Clemson's top 20 team in 2016-17 as a junior....third on the team in stroke average...improved in all areas as a junior..…improved stroke average from 77.07 in 2015-16 to 75.00 as a junior…came to Clemson from Seminole State Junior College in Sanford, Fla. where she helped that program to National JC Championship…played on three state championship teams in Columbia, S.C. in high school…ranked as No. 2 junior college player in the nation at the conclusion of the 2014-15 academic year....score has counted towards Clemson team score in 44 of 48 rounds in her career.   

Fall 2017: Sat out most of the fall recovering from shoulder surgery…played in just the Landfall Tradition in Wilmington and had rounds of 78-72 to finish in 47th place…looks to be fully recovered for the spring season.

In 2016-17:Third on the Clemson team in stroke average in 2016-17 at 75.00, she was also second in under par roundswith six and third in rounds at 75 or better...third in birdies with 72...her score counted towards the team score in 32 off 33 rounds...had best score of the day five times...finished second or third among Tigers in all three of the postseason tournaments... got her junior season off to a great start with a 215 total and 18th place finish at the Schooner Classic in Oklahoma…had consistent rounds of 71-72-72 on the par 71 course…shot +5 at the Cougar Classic to finish second among Clemson golfers…had solid rounds of 76-75-74 at the Landfall Tradition to finish 37th against a strong national field…opened the spring with a 217 at the UCF Challenge…big reason Clemson won that tournament, she shot 70-69 in the last two rounds on the par 72 course, giving her consecutive under-par rounds for the first time in her career…Clemson's best player over the last two rounds of that tournament with a 139 total, her 69 in the last round contributed to Clemson's program best tying 281 on the day…had top 25 finish at the Clemson Invitational (22nd) with a 218 score at the Clemson Invitational…opened with consecutive rounds of one under 71…Clemson's second best player at that tournament…also had top 25 at the ACC Tournament with a 221 total, including opening round 71…big reason Clemson finished fifth to advance to the NCAA Championship Tournament with a 225 score at Athens Regional…had one under par 71 in the second round…had 3.16 stroke average on par three holes, second on the Clemson team…hit ball in the fairway on 73.2 percent of her drives and hit 61 percent of greens in regulation.

In 2015-16: Helped Clemson to a then program best sixth-place finish at the ACC Tournament, her 19th place finish and 223 score tied for the best among Tigers at Sedgefield…that was best Clemson team finish at the ACC Tournament until 2017…had rounds of 72-74-77 for a +7 total for the weekend…that 72 was her second best round of the year…had 22nd place finish at Clemson Invitational, she had opening round 71 at The Reserve at Lake Keowee, her best round of the year…Clemson's third best player at the NCAA Regional at Shoal Creek with a 235 score…her 77.07 stroke average was fifth best on the team, but that average was a solid 75.4 for her last four tournaments…her score counted towards Clemson's team score in 12 of her 15 rounds…had Clemson's best round of the day twice, the first round of the ACC Tournament and first round of the Clemson Invitational…averaged 4.92 on par five holes, third best on the team…finished the year with 32 birdies and an eagle in 15 rounds…hit the fairway on 69.5 percent of her drives and had 54.8 percent in greens in regulation…averaged 31 putts per round

At Seminole State:  Ranked as the No. 2 junior college player in the nation and first-team Junior College All-American for 2014-15 academic year…came to Clemson from Seminole State Junior College in Sanford, Florida where she helped the program to the National Junior College Championship in spring of 2015…Seminole won the championship by 18 shots and Legacy was her team's top player by seven shots…had four-round total of 295 on the Longbow Course in Mesa, Arizona…had 76-72-71-76 for her four rounds…played in seven tournaments for Seminole State in 2014-15 and finished in the top four of all seven…had a 73.15 stroke average…ranked among the top 80 players in the country when counting all divisions of college golf in 2015…won the Terrier Intercollegiate at Spartanburg, S.C. and won the Seminole State Spring Break Tournament…won the Columbia City championship in the summer of 2015.

In High School: Played on three state championship teams at Lexington High School in Lexington, S.C….was a three-time all-state selection…won the state 4A Championship in 2012 and was named the state 4A Player of the Year….ranked as the No. 44 high school player in the nation by Golfweek in the spring of  2014.

Sydney Legacy Tournament by Tournament 2015-16

Date       Tournament             1-2-3-4        Par      Tot   Fin

2/14-16 Lady Puerto Rico      81-87-83    +35    251   87

3/21-22 Briar's Creek           78-74-74    +10    226   58

4/1-3     Clemson Invitational 71-76-74      +5    221   22

4/15-17 ACC Tournament      72-74-77      +7    223   19

5/5-7     NCAA Regional        77-79-79    +19    235   50

Legacy Tournament by Tournament 2016-17

   Date       Tournament                  1-2-3   Par     Tot    Fin

   9/24-25 Schooner Classic    71-72-72    +2   215    18

   10/2-4   Cougar Classic       73-76-72    +5   221    50

   10/17-18 Greenville Regional 76-79-82 +21 237         43

   10/28-30 Landfall Tradition 76-75-74 +9 225         37

   2/5-7     UCF Challenge       78-70-69    +1   217    28

   2/19-20 Sugar Bowl            77-74-81  +16   232    64

   3/11-12 Gator Invitational    79-72-75  +16   226    35

   3/31-2   Clemson Invitational 71-71-76   +2   218    22

   4/14-15 ACC Tournament     71-74-76    +5   221    25

   5/8-10   NCAA Regional      78-71-76    +9   225    37

   5/19-22 NCAA National       81-78-79  +22   238    85


      Legacy Career Statistics

  Year     Trn  Rd  Stks  60s 75-  Par  -Par    Avg 10 BR  BT

  2015-16 5 15 1156     0    6     1     1 77.07   0 71 221

  2016-17 11 33 2475     1  17     2     5 75.00   0 69 215

  Totals   16 48 3631     1  23     3     6 75.65   0 69 215



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