UNC Women's Golf Bio
 Katherine Perry

Fall 2012: Tied for 71st in the Cougar Classic with an 11-over 227... tied for 51st place in the Mason Rudolph Championship with a 19-over 235... finished tied for 38th in the Fall Preview... shot a 2-over 74 in the first and third rounds... shot a 1-under 71 in the final round of the Tar Heel Invitationall.. tied for 19th in the tournament.

2011-12: Played in three of Carolina's tournaments ... top finish was a tie for 26th place at the Cougar Classic ... tied for 55th at the Tar Heel Invitational and tied for 59th at The Landfall Tradition ... 75.78 scoring average ... carded one round in the 60s... tied for 16th place at the Central District Invitational after shooting a 1-under-par 71 in the final round... Placed third inidividually in the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate... shot a 2-under 69 in the second round to finish with a 1-under 141... was named Tar Heel Performer of the Week for February 26-March 4, 2012... tied for tenth place at the LSU Classic... carded a 1-under 71 in the final round of the tournament... shot a 10-over 226 to tie for 30th in the Bryan National Collegiate... placed tenth at ACC Championships with a 10-over 223... was selected as a member of the All-ACC Women's Golf Team... tied for 72nd at the NCAA West Regional tournament... tied for eighth with a 3-over 291 at the NCAA Championships... shot a 2-under 70 in the second round... was selected to the All-ACC Academic Team for Women's Golf.

2010-11: Named to 2011 ACC Honor Roll...Played in all 11 of Carolina's tournaments, one as an individual ... carded four top-25 finishes ... low performance was a sixth-place finish at the ACC Championships where she helped lead Carolina to the team title ... tied for 11th place at the NCAA Regional ... was the low Tar Heel at the NCAA Championships, tying for 24th place ... tied for 21st place at the Cougar Classic, her first tournament as a Tar Heel ... tied for 33rd at The Landfall Tradition, tied for 39th at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic, tied for 51st at the Mason Rudolph Championship, tied for 52nd at the LSU Golf Classic, tied for 58th at the Tar Heel Invitational and tied for 88th at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic.

Amateur: 2011 North Carolina Women's Amateur champion ... advanced to the third round of the 2011 North and South Women's Amateur ... 2009 Girls' N.C. Junior Player of the Year ... won 2010 Carolinas/Georgia Junior Championship ... champion of 2010 North Carolina Junior Girls' Championship ... tied for second place at 2010 North Carolina Women's Amateur ... advanced to semifinals of 2010 North Carolina Junior Championship ... qualified and played in 2009 U.S. Women's Opens ... won her U.S. Women's Open qualifier in 2009 ... member of 2010 Carolinas team in the Mid Atlantic Girls Challenge that defeated the Virginia-Maryland team 9-3.

Prep: Four-time golf letterwinner and team MVP at Athens Drive High School ... 2009 N.C. High School 4-A Women's Golf Champion ... four-time all-conference, four-time all-region and four-time all-state ... also four-time Academic All-Conference ... Women's Athlete of the Year for her high school as a senior ...memeber of National Honor Society and Honor Scholar.

Personal: Participant in the Carolina Leadership Academy's Rising Stars program ... Carolina Outreach participant ... parents are David and Cheryl Perry ... born April 28, 1992.

More on Perry

Hobbies: Fish, swim, spend time with family

Favorite food: TATERS!

The best-tasting food I make is: Hamburger Helper

Favorite TV show: SHARK WEEK!

Nobody can believe I watch: Pretty Little Liars

The reality show I could win is: Wheel of Fortune

Favorite video game: Mario Kart

Favorite movie: Jaws!

Favorite vacation spot: Topsail Island

Favorite musical performers: Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley

CDs most likely to be on my iPod: Anything country

Favorite song: Then by Brad Paisley

Nobody can believe I listen to: Disney soundtracks

If I could spend three hours doing anything, it would be: Swimming with sharks

My greatest sports moment: Winning ACCs

Career competitive round: 66

Favorite course: Pine Needles, Pinehurst, North Carolina

Favorite golfer: Juli Inkster

To get ready for a tournament, I like to: Listen to music

Favorite athlete: Michael Jordan

Why I chose Carolina: Carolina family, awesome sports, Chapel Hill rocks!

Talents I have outside of golf: Athletic

Person or people in history I'd most like to meet: Tom Hanks

Person or people I admire the most: My parents

The best advice I ever received: "Golf doesn't define who you are as a person" - Leah Wigger

My most prized possession is: Hospice necklace

Post-school ambition: Play golf, pediatric nursing

The best thing about going to school at Carolina is: Campus in the fall, sports, Carolina family

Perry's Career Tournament Results

Fall 2010

Cougar Classic*....................................... 76-71-74-221 (T21)

Mason Rudolph Women's Championship...... 72-77-73-222 (T51)

Tar Heel Invitational.................................. 79-74-72-225 (T58)

The Landfall Tradition................................ 70-72-86-228 (T33)

Spring 2010

Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate*............. 78-76-78-232 (T70)

LSU Golf Classic..................................... 74-80-80-234 (T52)

Bryan National Collegiate........................... 74-80-81-235 (T39)

Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic................... 82-79-76-237 (T88)

ACC Championships................................ 71-73-77-221 (6)

NCAA East Regional................................ 75-69-74-218 (T11)

NCAA Championships.............................. 76-70-75-75-296 (T24)

Fall 2011

Cougar Classic......................................... 69-75-74-218 (T26)

Tar Heel Invitational.................................. 73-75-77-225 (T55)

The Landfall Tradition................................ 76-79-84-239 (T59)

Spring 2012

Central District Invitational........................ 73-78-71-222 (T16)

Darius Rucker Intercollegiate....................... 72-69-141 (3)

LSU Golf Classic..................................... 76-77-71-224 (T10)

Bryan National Collegiate........................... 74-75-77-226 (T30)

ACC Championships................................ 71-79-73-223 (10)

NCAA West Regional............................... 73-80-76-229 (T72)

NCAA Championships.............................. 75-70-73-73-291 (T8)

Fall 2012

Cougar Classic........................................ 75-77-75-217 (T71)

Mason Rudolph Championship................... 82-74-79-235 (T51)

Liz Murphey Fall Preivew......................... 74-77-74-225 (T38)

Ruth's Chris Tar Heel Invitational............... 75-76-71-222 (T19)

*Competed as an individual

Perry's Statistics

                                       RDS CT/

                  TN    RDS        PCT       PAR   -PAR  60s   LO     HI   STKS    AVG

2010-11     11      34*       25/83.3        4          4        1      69      86    2569     75.56

2011-12     10       30        25/83.3        1          5        2      69      84    2238     74.60

Fall 2012    4        12         9/75.0         0          1        0      71      82     909      75.75

Totals       25      76*       59/80.8        5         10       3      69      86    5716     75.21

*Competed 3 rounds as an individual


Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cary, NC
High School: Athens Drive
Perry Photos:
UNC North Carolina Women's Golf


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