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Maddi Massa
Maddi Massa

Hometown:
Holt, Mich.

High School:
Holt



At A Glance
Finished her career with a scoring average of 80.08 (961 strokes in four tournaments).

2011-12 - Senior
Tied for 36th at the Mary Fossum Invitational with a 238 (81-82-75) in her only appearance of the season . . . Recipient of the team's Tom Anderson Academic Award.

Summer 2011
Tied for 25th at the Michigan PGA Women's Open at Crystal Mountain Resort with a 14-over 230 (76-76-78) ... Tied for 30th in stroke play at the Michigan Women's Amateur to advance to match play ... Defeated second-seeded Gabrielle Yurik, 2 & 1, in the first round of match play before falling in the second round ... Tied for 45th at the GAM Championships with a 167.

2010-11 - Junior
Tied for 28th at the Mary Fossum Invitational with a 235 (79-76-80) in her only appearance of the season.

Summer 2010
Tied for 21st in stroke play at the Michigan Women's Amateur to qualify for match play ... Defeated teammate Shannon Warner in the first round of match play at the Michigan Women's Amateur, 2 up, then defeated Minjoo Lee, 3 & 2 in the second round, before falling in the quarterfinals to Lindsey Lammers, 2 & 1 ... Tied for 31st at the GAM Championship with a 159 (78-81) at Forest Akers West.

2009-10 - Sophomore
Playing as an individual, shot a 234 (81-78-75) in the Mary Fossum Invitational to tie for 44th place in her only competition of the season.

Summer 2009
Tied for 30th at the GAM Women's Championship ... Advanced to match play at the Michigan Women's Amateur ... Won the opening round of match play, 1-up, over Elizabeth Ecker ... Also competed at the Michigan Women's Open.

2008-09 - Freshman
Competed in the Mary Fossum Invitational as an individual, carding a 254 (85-85-84) to tie for 71st.

Summer 2008
Placed second at the Michigan Women's Golf Association (MWGA) State Championship, shooting a 145 (76-79) ... Runner-up at the Spring Lake Invitational to former Spartan great Joan Garety ... Competed in the Michigan Women's Open and Michigan Women's Amateur.

2007-08 - Freshman
Redshirted.

High School
Lettered four years in golf and three years in cross country at Holt High School ... Served as captain on both squads ... A Michigan All-State golfer ... Also a 2007 All-State Academic award recipient ... Earned a spot on the 2006 and 2007 All-Area Dream Team ... Finished ninth in DI State Championships ... Tied for first at Ann Arbor Invitational ... Finished second at Adams Tournament of Champions ... Graduated with a 4.0 GPA and in the top 10 of her class at Holt.

Personal
Born Oct. 25, 1989 ... Daughter of Darryl and Julie Massa ... A nutritional science major ... Volunteered with Teens Against Tobacco Use and Peer Resistance.

GETTING TO KNOW MADDI MASSA

When did you first start playing golf?
Before I can remember.

What course did you learn to play on?
Forest Akers in East Lansing.

Favorite course?
The Desert Course at The Vintage.

Favorite golf memory?
Making an eagle at De Anza with my grandparents when i was 14.

Best thing about playing golf at MSU is...
My awesome teammates! And also wearing the Green and White.

Favorite movie?
"The Sound of Music" or "She's the Man"

Favorite TV show?
Psych

Favorite golfer?
Retief Goosen

Favorite club and why?
My putter, because it's the most exciting club.

Favorite thing to do besides golf?
Eating dessert or trying something new.

What's on your iPod right now?
The Jungle (Bruce Springsteen)

Favorite article of clothing?
My pink patent leather flats.

I first beat my dad in golf at the age of...
My dad wasn't who I was after, but I first beat my mom when I was 18.

What's your major and why?
Nutritional Science (pre-med) because I would like to be a doctor.

In 10 years, I will be...
I'll be playing golf when I'm not working as a physician.

Dream Vacation?
To go on a trip around the world. I'd LOVE to see as much of the world as I can.

If I could live anywhere in the world, it would be...
Probably either on one of The Great Lakes or the Pacific Ocean.

If I could play any course in the world, it would be...
So many to choose from, but I guess I would say Old St. Andrews.

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