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Lindsey McPherson
Lindsey McPherson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Flushing, Mich.

High School:
Powers Catholic

Experience:
1L


06/26/2014

Spartans Well Represented at Michigan PGA Women's Open

Former Spartan Allyssa Ferrell places fourth, assistant coach Aimee Neff ties for sixth, and rising senior Lindsey McPherson places second among amateurs.

05/28/2014

2014 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections Announced

MSU had 104 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.

04/29/2014

Liz Nagel, Allyssa Ferrell Earn All-Big Ten Honors

Nagel named to first team, Ferrell garners second-team accolades.

04/28/2014

Michigan State Women's Golf Headed to NCAA Regionals for 16th Straight Year

MSU earns a No. 8 seed in the West Regional.

04/27/2014

Spartan Women's Golf Wins Third Big Ten Championship in Four Years

MSU ties Ohio State for first place to win its 11th Big Ten title in program history.


At A Glance
Enters her senior season with a 78.40 scoring average (2,352 strokes in 30 rounds) . . . Has played in 10 tournaments.

2013-14 - Junior
Competed in a career-high seven tournaments and recorded a 77.19 scoring average . . . Tied a career-best ninth at the Big Ten Championships (76-75-76--227) to help lead the Spartans to their third Big Ten title in four years . . . Tied for 30th at the Mary Fossum Invitational with a 231 (79-75-77) . . . Tied for 27th at the Lady Buckeye Invitational with a 234 (80-78-76) . . . Also competed in the starting lineup at the Mason Rudolph Championship (78-79-77--234) and the Tar Heel Invitational (81-79-77--237) . . . participated as an individual at the Regional Challenge (84-79-72--235) and the Central District Invitational (73-76-74--223) . . . Tied for 38th with a career-low 223 at the Central District Invitational . . . Academic All-Big Ten selection.

Summer 2013
Won the Midwest Collegiate Amateur Series event at Forest Akers West in August, shooting a 148 (73-75) ... Competed in the fourth annual Pure Silk Women's Collegiate Team Championship in July at the Wedgewood Golf & Country Club in Powell, Ohio; paired with teammate Christine Meier, the duo tied for 12th place with a 17-over 305 ... The pair compiled a 78 in the alternate shot round, a 72 in the best ball round, and a 155 in the final round ... Tied for 22nd place at the Michigan PGA Women's Open at Crystal Mountain Resort with a 222 (69-78-75), which was fifth best among amateurs; was tied for second place after the first day with her round 69 ... Tied for 37th at the GAM Championship at Gull Lake Country Club with a 163 (80-83).

2012-13 - Sophomore
Competed in two tournaments and compiled a 81.50 scoring average in six rounds ... Tied for 54th at the Mary Fossum Invitational with a 238 (83-77-78) ... Competed as an individual in the Lady Buckeye Invitational and tied for 60th with a 251 (81-82-88).

Summer 2012
Qualified for the U.S. Women's Amateur after tying for second at her qualifying event by carding a 75 at the Country Club of Detroit in Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich., on July 10 ... Tied for 139th with a 162 at the 112th U.S. Women's Amateur Championship at The Country Club in Cleveland, Ohio ... Teamed up with Christine Meier to finish in 13th at the Pure Silk Women's Team Collegiate Championship with an 8-over 296 ... Advanced to the round of 16 at the Michigan Women's Amateur; tied for 11th during the stroke-play portion of the tournament ... Tied for 44th at the Michigan PGA Women's Open ... Tied for 17th at the GAM Championship.

2011-12 - Red-shirt Freshman
Tied for 45th at the Mary Fossum Invitational with a 242 (81-80-81) in her first collegiate tournament.

Summer 2011
Paired up with teammate Christine Meier and competed in the second annual Hooters Women's Team Collegiate Championships in Dahlonega, Ga.; the unique format, which had 54 two-person teams from around the country, featured alternate shot in round one, best ball in round two, and the aggregate score of the two players in round three ... Along with Meier, tied for eighth at the event with a 2-under 286 (73-67-146) ... Advanced to match play at the Michigan Women's Amateur by tying for 25th in stroke play ... Defeated seventh-seeded Shana Bauer in the first round of match play, 1 up, before falling in the second round ... Tied for 25th at the GAM Championships (85-76--161).

2010-11
Redshirted.

Summer 2010
Tied for 36th at the GAM Championship at Forest Akers West with a 160 (79-81) ... Qualified for match play at the Michigan Women's Amateur after tying for 21st in stroke play with a 158 (77-81) ... Lost to teammate Christine Meier in 19 holes in the first round of match play ... Tied for 64th place at the Michigan Women's Open at Crystal Mountain Resort.

High School
Placed third at the 2009 Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) Division 4 Finals and earned first-team all-state honors ... Named a team captain her senior year ... Took medalist honors at regionals and was also named first-team all-league in 2009 ... In addition, she helped led Flint Powers Catholic to the Division 3 state title in 2007 and 2008 ... Also lettered in basketball and softball ... Was an officer for her school's National Honors Society.

GETTING TO KNOW LINDSEY MCPHERSON

When did you first start playing golf?
7 years old

What course did you learn to play on?
Dutch Hollow - Durand, Michigan

Favorite course?
The Fortress - Frankenmuth, Michigan

Favorite golf memory?
The Michigan State golf camp this summer.

Best thing about playing golf at MSU is?
The bond i have formed with my teammates.

Favorite movie?
Tin Cup

Favorite TV show?
Fresh Prince of Bel Air

Favorite golfer?
Camilo Villegas

Favorite club and why?
Driver, because one of my favorite strengths in my golf game is my length off the tee.

Favorite thing to do besides golf?
Hang out with my friends.

What's on your iPod right now?
"Drops of Jupiter" - Train

Favorite article of clothing?
Jeans

I first beat my dad in golf at the age of?
16

What's your major and why?
Accounting, because I love math and talking to people.

In 10 years, I will be?
Graduated with an accounting degree, and on the LPGA tour.

Dream Vacation?
Cancun, Mexico

If I could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
Napa Valley, California

If I could play any course in the world, it would be...
Augusta National

Career Stats

YEAREVENTSROUNDSSTROKESAVGBEST RDTOP 5TOP 10TOP 20BIRDIES
2011-121324280.67800005
2012-132648981.50770007
2013-147211,62177.197201127
TOTAL10302,35278.407201139

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