UNC Women's Golf Bio
 Courtney Gunter
Gunter Gunter 817025



General: 2010 NGCA All-America Scholar ... named to 2010 All-ACC Academic Women's Golf Team and the 2010 ACC Honor Roll.

Fall 2011: Played in all four of Carolina's tournaments, competing as an individual in one ... top performance was a tie for 12th place at the Cougar Classic ... tied for 39th at the Mason Rudolph Fall Preview and tied for 53rd at The Landfall Tradition ... tied for 76th at the Tar Heel Invitational while competing as an individual ... 75.50 scoring average ... carded two under-par rounds and two even-par rounds.

2010-11: Played in six tournaments for the Tar Heels ... carded two top-20 finishes ... low finish was a tie for sixth place at the Cougar Classic ... tied for 19th at the Tar Heel Invitational ... tied for 39 at the Bryan National Collegiate, tied for 58th at The Landfall Tradition and tied for 67th at the Mason Rudolph Women's Championship ... 75.44 stroke average ... scored three under-par rounds, one in the 60s, and two even par rounds.

2009-10: Selected a NGCA (National Golf Coaches Association) All-America Scholar ... named to 2010 All-ACC Academic Women's Golf Team and the 2010 ACC Honor Roll ... played in all 11 of Carolina's tournaments ... carded three top-20 finishes and five top-35 finishes ... tied for sixth place at the Tri Match at Ironwood and tied for 16th at the ACC Championships ... was the low Tar Heel, tying for 17th place at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic ... tied for 29th at the NGCA Collegiate Match Play Championship in the fall and tied for 31st at the LSU Tiger/Wave Golf Classic.

Amateur: 2011 Carolinas' Amateur champion ... tied for ninth place at 2011 North and South Amateur ... tied 15th at the 2011 Women's Eastern Championship ... advanced to match play at the 2011 U.S Amateur after tying for 10th during stroke play ... selected the 2008-09 Girls Senior Athlete of the Year by the National High School Coaches Association ... named 2008 Carolina's Golf Association Female Golfer of the Year ... the only athlete from North Carolina to be chosen to the National High School Coaches Association's Athlete of the Year Team ... member of 2009 Canon Cup East Team ... 2008 AJGA Honorable Mention All-America ... EA Sports All-America for women's golf in 2007 and 2008 ... three-time Charlotte Observer Women's Golfer of the Year (2006, 2007, 2008) ... champion of the 2007 AJGA Golf Pride Tournament played at Pine Needles in Southern Pines, N.C. and was the runner-up in 2008 .... finished third at the 2008 AJGA Heritage Junior played in Bluffton, S.C. ... quarterfinalist at 2008 U.S. Junior Girls in Hartford, Conn.

Prep: Four-year letterwinner at Porter Ridge High School in Indian Trail ... won the N.C. 1A/2A/3A State High School Championship in 2006, 2007 and 2008 ... won the conference championship four times (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008) ... four-time all-conference performer in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 ... three-time Player of the Year (2005, 2007, 2008) ... National Honor Society member and 2008 AJGA HP Scholastic All-America selection.

Personal: Majoring in psychology and exercise & sport science ... parents are Shane and Jennifer Gunter ... born July 11, 1991.

More on Gunter
Favorite Food: Macaroni
Favorite TV Show: Modern Family
The reality show I could win is: Minute To Win It
Favorite Movies: Forrest Gump
Favorite Vacation Spot: Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Favorite Musical Performer: Jack Johnson
Music Most Likely On My iPod: Jack Johnson, Corey Smith
If I could spend three hours doing anything, it would be: Spending time with family and friends
My Greatest Sports Moment: Competing at the 2011 U.S. Amateur
Career Competitive Round: 66, 2008 AJGA Betsy Rawls at White Manor Country Club in Malvern, Pa.
Favorite Course: Pinehurst #2 in Pinehurst, N.C.
Favorite Golfer: Lucas Glover
Why I Chose Carolina: It's the best - best sports, best environment, best golf facilities and best people.
Person in history I'd most like to meet: Ronald Reagan
Person I would like to play a round of golf with: Arnold Palmer
The best thing about Coach Mann is: Her drive to win and to make us the best team possible
The funniest thing Coach Mann says all the time: "Do you agree?"

Gunter's Career Tournament Results
Fall 2009
NGCA Collegiate Match Play Championship 75-76-151 (T29)
Duramed Cougar Classic 78-78-69-225 (T45)
Tar Heel Invitational 73-79-76-230 (T61)
NCAA Fall Preview 77-77-72-226 (T36)
Spring 2010
The Challenge at Kinderlou Forest 80-83-80-243 (T75)
LSU Tiger/Wave Golf Classic 74-84-70-228 (T31)
Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic 75-76-77-228 (T17)
Bryan National Collegiate 74-77-79-230 (T61)
Tri Match at Ironwood 76-73-149 (T6)
ACC Championships 74-74-79-227 (T16)
NCAA East Regional 71-74-77-222 (T39)
Fall 2010
Cougar Classic 69-71-75-215 (T6)
Mason Rudolph Women's Championship 75-75-76-226 (T67)
Tar Heel Invitational 70-72-72-214 (T19)
The Landfall Tradition 75-73-86-234 (T58)
Spring 2011
Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate 81-75-78-234 (T79)
Bryan National Collegiate 76-79-80-235 (T39)
Fall 2011
Cougar Classic 73-70-71-214 (T12)
Mason Rudolph Fall Preview 72-74-80-226 (T39)
Tar Heel Invitational* 73-72-83-228 (T76)
The Landfall Tradition 77-81-80-238 (T53)

*Competed as an individual

Gunter's Statistics

RDS CT/ TN RDS PCT PAR -PAR 60s LO HI STKS AVG 2009-10 11 31 27/87.1 1 3 1 69 83 2357 76.03 2010-11 6 18 16/88.9 2 3 1 69 86 1358 75.44 Fall 2011 4 12* 9/100.0 2 2 0 70 83 906 75.50 Total 21 61* 52/94.5 5 8 2 69 86 4621 75.75

*Competed 3 rounds as an individual

Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Matthews, N.C.
High School: Porter Ridge
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