UNC Women's Golf Bio
 Marcy Newton
Newton Newton 942673



1998-99: Selected to the All-ACC team for the second time in her career ... named second-team All-America by the National Golf Coaches Association ... selected to the first-team Golfweek/Sagarin Mid-Atlantic/East District Team ... played in nine of Carolina's 10 tournaments ... captured the individual championship of the Fripp Island Intercollegiate, the first tourney of the spring campaign, with a 218 total ... carded a 70 in the final round, the low round of her collegiate career ... runner-up in two tournaments and posted six top 10 finishes and nine top 20 finishes ... runner-up at the Lady Seminole Invitational in the fall and the Lady Gamecock Classic in the spring ... tied for sixth place in the Lady Paladin Invitational and tied for ninth at the Bryan National Collegiate and ACC Championship ... tied for 13th place in the NCAA East Regional and the Casa de Campo Intercollegiate in the spring ... tied for 14th in last fall's Lady Tar Heel Invitational.

1997-98: Played in all 11 of Carolina's tournaments and carded eight top 25 finishes ... tallied an eighth-place finish at the ACC Tournament and tied for 10th place at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Classic ... was the low Tar Heel at the Lady Gamecock Classic where she tied for 11th place ... tied for 19th place at the NCAA East Regional and the Bryan National Collegiate ... tied for 23rd at the Fripp Island Intercollegiate and was the low Tar Heel at the NCAA Championships, tying for 25th place ... tied for 14th place in the Lady Tar Heel Invitational in the fall.

1996-97: Selected to the All-ACC Team and named the '97 ACC Rookie of the Year ... played in all 10 of Carolina's tournaments - four in the fall and six in the spring ... runner-up at the Lady Seminole Invitational, the first tourney of the fall campaign ... concluded the fall season with a sixth-place finish in the Lady Paladin Invitational ... champion of the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Classic, the first victory of her collegiate career ... carded three additional top 20 finishes in the spring ... tied for eighth place at the ACC Tournament ... tied for 13th at the Duke Spring Invitational and tied for 20th at the Lady Gamecock Classic.

Amateur: Played in the 1998 U.S. Amateur and made it to the semi-finals ... also played in the 1999 U.S. Amateur ... played in the 1998 U.S. Women's Open ... teammed with former Carolina star Page Marsh to win the '98 Carolinas Women's Four Ball championship ... 1995 U.S. Girls Junior Champion ... champion of North and South Junior in 1994 and 1995 ... 1995 Rolex Junior All-America First Team ... 1996 Hargray Junior Classic Champion ... 1995 Carolinas Women's Four-Ball champion ... selected to 1996 Carolinas/Virginia Team and AJGA Canon Cup East Team.

Prep: Four-year letterwinner at Ledford High School ... most valuable player last three years ... all-conference in '94, '95 and '96 ... also played basketball and was all-county her senior year ... second-team Rolex All-America.

Personal: Majoring in Leisure Studies and Recreation Administration.

Coach Austin's Comments: "Marcy is a great player ... extremely coachable ... has a wonderful presence on the golf course and that may be her best attribute even though she has tremendous physical talents ... the way she handles herself and plays the game is terrific ... with continued improvement in her short game, Marcy can be one of the best players in the country."

More on Newton

  • Birthdate: December 10, 1977
  • Major: Recreation & Leisure Studies Administration
  • Biggest Sports Thrill: Winning 1995 U.S. Girls Junior
  • Career Round: 68, Indigo Run in Hilton Head, '96 Hargray AJGA Tournament
  • Favorite Course: Merion Golf Club, Ardmore, Pa.
  • Favorite Golfer: Tiger Woods
  • Favorite Athlete: Mia Hamm

Newton's Statistics


Newton's Career Tournament Results
Fall 1996

Lady Seminole Invitational78-71-72--221 (2)
Lady Tar Heel Invitational89-76-80--245 (T63)
Rolex Fall Preview81-82-84--247 (T62)
Lady Paladin Invitational78-75-72--225 (6)

Spring 1997

Fripp Island Intercollegiate89-79-83--251 (T63)
Betsy Rawls Longhorn Classic77-71-72--220 (1)
Lady Gamecock Classic77-76-74--227 (T20)
Duke Spring Invitational76-80-79--235 (T13)
ACC Championship81-72-79--232 (T8)
NCAA East Regional83-83-75--241 (T36)

Fall 1997

Rolex Fall Preview79-73-78--230 (T31)
Mercedes-Benz Collegiate79-79-76--234 (T28)
Lady Tar Heel Invitational75-76-72--223 (T14)
Lady Paladin Invitational76-80-78--234 (T37)

Spring 1998

Fripp Island Intercollegiate77-84-77--238 (T23)
Betsy Rawls Longhorn Classic74-75-83--232 (T10)
Lady Gamecock Classic82-76-74--232 (T11)
Bryan National Collegiate78-76-76--230 (T19)
ACC Championship80-78-74--232 (8)
NCAA East Regional73-73-80--226 (T19)
NCAA Championships71-76-76-75--298 (T25)

Fall 1998

Lady Seminole Invitational71-71-70--212 (2)
Lady Tar Heel Invitational77-72-74--223 (T14)
Lady Paladin Invitational77-74-75--226 (T6)

Spring 1999

Fripp Island Intercollegiate75-73-70--218 (1)
Casa de Campo Intercollegiate80-78-79--237 (T13)
Lady Gamecock Classic75-71--146 (2)
Bryan National Collegiate74-76-78--228 (T9)
ACC Championship79-76-72--227 (9)
NCAA East Regional74-75-73--222 (T13)
Year: Senior
Hometown: High Point, N.C.
High School: Ledford
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