Mallory Blackwelder finishes top 10 on Symetra Tour to earn LPGA tour card
2007-08 (Junior): Posted three top-10 finishes with her best placement at the Qdoba Invitational finishing second with a four-over 220 (75-72-73) ... Led the team at the Wildcat Fall Invitational finishing sixth individually and a fourth place team finish ... Registered a one-under 215 (69-74-72) at the Mason Rudolph Championship for the nineth position ... Led the Wildcats in scoring in all but one event she played ... Concluded the season holding UK's single-season scoring record as she averaged just 75.34 strokes per round ... Saw post season action at the NCAA Regional Championship, the first individual since 1992 to play at the tournament ... Qualified for two LPGA events, including a 68th place finish at the Kraft Nabisco Championship ... Won the 107th Women's Western Golf Association National Amateur Championship with a 5 and 4 victory in the 36-hole final in the summer of 2007 ... Named an NGCA All-America Scholar and was a member of the SEC Academic team.
Freshman: Named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll...Earned NGCA All-American Scholar Golf Team honors...Third on the team in stroke average (75.9)...Posted three top-10 finishes and recorded six top-25 efforts...Was one of just two Lady Gators to compete in all 37 rounds of action during the 2005-06 season, and was one of three team members to record an even or under par tournament score (LadyWildcat, -4)...Recorded four even or under par rounds throughout the season... Competed in the NCAA Championships and finished in a tie for 93rd with rounds of 76-80- 80-76 for a 312 total...Carded an even-par 70 in the opening round of the SunTrust Lady Gator Invitational and ended the three-round tournament with a score of 219 to tie for third place...Recorded a one-under 71 in the final round of the Bryan National Collegiate and tied for 21st with a 224 (77-76-71)...Was Florida's top finisher in the first two tournaments of the fall season...Shot a fourunder 212 (68-71-73) to claim her first collegiate individual medalist honors and marked career bests for low round (68), low tournament and tournament finish...Fired a 75 in all three rounds of the Mason Rudolph Invitational and led Florida with a T23rd-place finish in her college debut.
High School: Five-timeWoodford Co. High School Girls Golf Player of the Year...Three-time Miss Consistent award winner atWoodford... Named 2004 Miss Kentucky Golf and was the 2004 Kentucky State High School Individual Champion ...Named to the 2004 Rolex Junior All-American Honorable Mention list...Honored with the Woodford Co. Leadership Award...Honored as the 2003 KHSAA State Golf Tournament Sportsmanship Award winner...Named News 27 Athlete of theWeek...Three-time Kentucky All-State Golf Team member...Won the Baker Geary Tour Championship in July of 2003...Took top honors at the Seventh Region Championship in 2003 and 2004 ... Finished second in five of eight tournaments in 2003...Posted a tie for third in 2003 at the Kentucky High School State Tournament...Holds a tournament low of 66, which she shot in August 2004 at the Christian Academy of Louisville Invitational... Was the 2004 AJGA Bluegrass Junior Champion and the U.S. Girls Junior Qualifier Medalist...Voted team captain junior and senior years...Voted Class President freshman and sophomore years, and was voted Class Vice-President senior year...Served as a student-council member all four years of high school...Pep Club President 2003-05...Member of the "A" Honor Roll.
Personal: Born June 19, 1987 to parents Tracy Worth and Myra Blackwelder ... Has one sibling, an older brother who also attends the University of Kentucky, Myles Blackwelder (23) ... Myra Blackwelder is a former player and current head coach of Kentucky's women's golf team ... Worth played on the men's golf team at UNC-Greensboro.