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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: Played three years for the Tigers after transferring from Junior College in January of 2016… three year starter on three NCAA Tournament teams, including first Clemson team to reach NCAA National Tournament in 2017…third in Clemson history in career scoring average (Min. 45 rounds) with 74.74 average…also third in scoring vs. par at +2.96…third in rounds at par or better with 18 and third in finish percentage at 61.3…fourth in career counting scores at 66, her rounds counted 66 of 69 times…he is fourth in career birdies with 170…improved every year at Clemson, she went from 77.07 average in 2015-16 to 75.00 in 2016-17 to 72.67 in 2017-18…first team All-ACC and first-team All Region as a senior… 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….graduated from Clemson in May 2018.

In: 2017-18: Had outstanding senior year, she was No. 2 on Clemson’s 24th ranked (Golfstat) team that reached the NCAA Tournament and was just on stroke from playing in the national tournament…first-team All-ACC and All-Region according to the Golf Coaches Association…his 72.67 stroke average in 2017-18 is third bet in Clemson history…same for her +0.95 vs. par…ranked 48th in final Golfstat and No. 54 by Golfweek…also 13th in the nation in par three scoring at 3.01, the best in Clemson history for a season…had a finish percentage of 78.9…had 66 birdies in her 21 rounds…only played 21 rounds because she was recovering from off season shoulder surgery…had 4.157 stroke average on par four holes, fifth n Clemson history and her 4.83 average on par five holes was third best in school history…finished the season with three top 10s in her eight events, four rounds in the 60s and eight rounds at par or better…played her first event at the Landfall Tradition where she finished 47th, then started the spring with 50th at Sugar Bowl….then finished 16th or better in each of her last six events, the only Tiger to do that…finished sixth at Houston Dickson to help Clemson to team title…shot 214 to finish 13th at Sun Trust…finished fourth at Clemson Invitational, she started 68-68 and the 136 total tied for the best 36 hole score in Clemson history and best vs. par…finished career best third place at Bryan National…shot 219 at ACC Championship to finish 12th, helping Clemson to program best third place finish…finished 16th at NCAA Regional in Tallahassee with a 213 score…tied for the best finish among the Clemson players at the Regional….had best score of the day 10 times, second to Alice Hewson’s 14 times…Clemson’s best player in three tournaments…had 72.25 stroke average in opening rounds…score counted in all 21 rounds.

In 2016-17:Third on the Clemson team in stroke average in 2016-17 at 75.00, she was also second in under-par rounds with six and third in rounds at 75 or better...third in birdies with 72...her score counted towards the team score in 32 of 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 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 at the time…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 Tournament by Tournament 2017-18

  Date        Tournament                  1-2-3   Par     Tot    Fin

  10/27-28                Landfall Tradition 78-72    +8  150         47

  2/18-20  Sugar Bowl            75-77-79  +15   231    50

  2/27       Houston Dickson               71     -1     71      6

  3/10-11  Sun Trust Gator      73-70-71    +4   214    13

  3/23-25  Clemson Inv.          68-68-73     -7   209      4

  4/6-7      Bryan National       73-73-73    +3   219      3

  4/21-23  ACC Tournament     69-73-77    +3   219    12

  5/7-9      NCAA Regional      71-69-73     -3   213    16

 

      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

   2017-18    8   21   1526        4     17        2         6   72.67      3  68 209

   Totals       24   69   5157        5     40        5      12   74.74      3  68 209

 

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