UNC Women's Golf Bio
 Brynn Walker
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Fall 2016: Competed in every tournament… Best finish was T-23 at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship… Had three under par rounds in her first two tournaments as a Tar Heel… Best was a 2-under 70 at the Cougar Classic… Finished with a 74.58 stroke average

Amatuer: 2016 ShopRite LPGA Classic Monday Qualifier Champion ... 2015 USGA Women's State Team Individual Runner Up ... Helped 2015 USGA Women's State Team to third place ... 2015 U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball Semifinalist ... 2014 AJGA Corsemax Philadelphia Runner Champion ... 2014 AJGA Philadelphia Junior Champion

Prep: Competed as the No. 1 seed on her high school team all four years ... 2015 All Delco Player of the Year ... Led her high school boys team to a PIAA Class AAA Team State Championship in 2015  ... Led her girls team to a PIAA Class AAA Team State Championship in 2012... 2-time PIAA Class AAA Individual State Champion (2014 & 2015) ... Radnor High School Outstanding Freshman Athlete of the Year ... Also played basketball for Radnor as a point guard ... 2013 Pennsylvania State Junior Champion ... Ranked 38th on the Golfweek Sagarin Rankings ... Distinguised Honor Roll 2012-16 ... National Honor Society Member ...

Personal: Parents are Rocklan and Mary Lou Walker ... Father played baseball at the University of Richmond ... Grandfather played football at Duke and Pitt.

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Why I chose Carolina: There wasn’t anything not to like!

My favorite pre-match ritual: Eat a delicious breakfast!

The best thing about Coach Mann is: Her belief in each individual and the team. Also her open mindset and constant strive to improve.

The best thing about being a Tar Heel Golfer: Being on a team with great girls with a passion and drive for the same thing.

The best thing about going to school at Carolina is: The school spirit and support. Everyone is rooting for the Tar Heels! 

My advice for incoming freshmen is: Ease into it and don’t make your first semester schedule too difficult. Find a good balance between all of the different aspects of college that can be a bit overwhelming. 

At 150 yards, I pull out my: 8-iron

My favorite club in my bag is my: Driver

My favorite golf course: Stowe Mountain Club (Stowe, VT)

I would rather practice for an hour on the driving range or putting green: Pounding some drivers on the range

My golf superstitions/rituals are: I have to make 3 putts in a row before I tee off and my golf ball has to say Boo (my childhood nickname) on it.

Person I would like to play a round of golf with: My Grandpa

My greatest sports moment: Winning the qualifier to get into my first LPGA event with my Dad caddying and mom and sister watching.

Career competitive round: 67 - 2015 Philadelphia Junior PGA Championship at Apple Cross Country Club, 67- 2015 Honey Brooke Invitational at Honey Brooke Golf Club

Favorite golfer: Adam Scott

Favorite place to be: Stowe, Vt.

If I could compete in any other sport on a collegiate level, it would be: Baseball

Hobbies: Working out, cooking, reading, basketball, spending time with family and friends

Hidden talents: Cooking and writing

Post-school ambitions: Play on the LPGA tour

If I could go on any reality TV show, I would go on: The Voice even though my voice is awful I’ve always wanted to sing on stage

Favorite TV show: Friends

Favorite Emoji: 🙈

If I had to describe myself in one word it would be: Passionate

Height: 5'10"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: St. David's, Pa.
High School: Radnor
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