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Jessica Hoang
Height: 5'1"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: North Augusta, SC
High School: North Augusta
Major: Health Science
  • Played for the American Team in the 2012 Can-Am Matches
  • Five top 15 finishes in 2012 (including a 4th place finish at the EZ- Go Vaughn Taylor Championship)
  • Finished 15th at the 2012 Scott Robertson Memorial
  • Finished 10th in AJGA Juniors at Savannah Quarters in 2012
  • Had Five Top 10 finishes in 2011, six that were top 3 finishes (including a win at the EZ GO Vaughn Taylor Championship & a third place finish at the AJGA Junior at Chateau Elan, and runner up at the Golf Pride Junior Classic)
  • Won four tournaments in 2011 (The Beth Daniel Junior Azalea, The AJGA Junior at Jones Creek, the Carolinas Junior PGA, and the Ballantyne Junior Open)
  • Golfweek Player of the Week in 2011 (August 1)
  • Won the SJGT Forest Hills Junior Classic and the UGA AutoTrader.com Invitational in 2010
  • Won the SJGT Forest Hills Junior Classic in 2009 along with the Carolinas Junior PGA (At age 14, she was the youngest player in 36 years to win that event)
  • Was named the SJGT Player of the Year in 2009 and 2010
  • Was named the 2009 Augusta Area Player of the Year
  • Won the Goshen Plantation Junior Classic on the Hurricane Junior Tour in 2008
  • In High School, competed on the North Augusta High School Boys' Team

Q: Who is the biggest influence in your life and why? 
A: My parents. They came to America with nothing and worked hard to provide me and my brother with everything we could ever want. 

Q: What is something most people do not know about you?
A: I used to play the piano. 

Q: What made Clemson stand out to you? 
A: The campus is beautiful, everything is close together on campus, everyone is so nice, and the golf facility is amazing.

Q: Who got you started in golf and how? 
A: My dad got me started when I was 9. He used to take my brother to play, so one day I tagged along and the game grew on me. 

Q: What would you tell a student-athlete considering Clemson? 
A: The campus is beautiful, the people are generous, and you will feel right at home. 

Q: What one word would you pick to describe Coach Horton? 
A: Helpful

Q: Who is your dream foursome?
A: Myself, Adam Scott, Graeme McDowell, Dustin Johnson

Q: What is your favorite Clemson tradition?
A: When the Tigers "Run Down the Hill"

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