Bea Murray
Bea Murray

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
East Lansing, Mich.

High School:
East Lansing


09/16/2012

Spartans Finish Runner-Up at Mary Fossum Invitational

Playing in her last home tournament, senior Caroline Powers claims runner-up honors.

09/13/2012

Women's Golf Opens Season by Hosting Mary Fossum Invitational This Weekend

Spartans will welcome 15 other schools to the 29th annual event at Forest Akers West.

07/19/2012

Nagel Advances to Semifinals of Match Play at Michigan Women's Amateur

Nagel will face Emmie Pietila in the semifinals Friday at 8 a.m. at Forest Akers West.


2013-14 - Junior
Shot a 248 (82-85-81) to tie for 80th at the Mary Fossum Invitational.

Summer 2013
Advanced to the round of 32 in match play at the Michigan Women's Amateur; tied for eighth during the stroke-play portion of the tournament with a 152 (74-78) ... Tied for 18th at the GAM Championship with a 156 (76-80) ... Tied for 59th place at the Michigan PGA Women's Open with a 237 (77-83-77).

2012-13 - Sophomore
Tied for 46th at the Mary Fossum Invitational with a 236 (80-78-78) in her only appearance of the season.

Summer 2012
Advanced to the quarterfinals in the Michigan Women's Amateur ... Placed 22nd at the GAM Championship ... Tied for 47th at the Michigan PGA Women's Open.

2011-12 - Red-shirt Freshman
Tied for 60th at the Mary Fossum Invitational with a 251 (80-87-84) in her first collegiate tournament.

2010-11
Redshirted.

High School
Earned honorable mention All-Decade Team honors by the Lansing State Journal ... A three-time Lansing State Journal Dream Team selection ... Named runner-up Lansing State Journal Player of the Year as a senior in 2009 after taking third at the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) Division 2 state championships and leading East Lansing to a fourth-place finish ... Named to the 2008 Lansing State Journal Dream Team after taking 12th at the Division 2 MHSAA State Championships ... Averaged 41.1 strokes for nine holes and 88.4 for 18 her junior year ... Placed in the top 10 in six events and was the leading point-earner for the All-CAAC Blue Team ... Took 10th place at the Division 2 MHSAA State Championships her sophomore year in 2007 with a 175, helping East Lansing to a seventh-place finish overall.

GETTING TO KNOW BEA MURRAY

When did you first start playing golf?
When I was 6

What course did you learn to play on?
Walnut Hills CC

Favorite course?
Jackson Country Club

Favorite golf memory?
Being selected for the All-state team sophomore year

Best thing about playing golf at MSU is...
I'm doing what I love and I'm close to my family.

Favorite movie?
The Proposal

Favorite TV show?
Pretty Little Liars

Favorite golfer?
Adam Scott

Favorite club and why?
7 wood, it always goes straight

Favorite thing to do besides golf?
Hanging out with my friends

What's on your iPod right now?
"Teenage Dream" by Katy Perry

Favorite article of clothing?
My sweatpants

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

What's your major and why?
No preference. I knew if I picked one I would end up changing it.

In 10 years, I will be...
Happily married with kids.

Dream Vacation?
New Zealand

If I could live anywhere in the world, it would be...
On a tropical island.

If I could play any course in the world, it would be...
St. Andrews

Career Stats

YEAREVENTSROUNDSSTROKESAVGBEST RDTOP 5TOP 10TOP 20BIRDIES
2012-131323678.67780003
2013-141324882.67810002
TOTAL2648480.67780005