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Soleil Singh
Soleil Singh

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Grand Rapids, Mich.

High School:
Forest Hills Eastern


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.


Summer 2013
Tied for 22nd at the GAM Championship at Gull Lake Country Club with a 157 (82-75) ... Tied for 76th at the Michigan PGA Women's Open by shooting a 252 (84-83-85) ... Tied for 39th place during stroke play at the Michigan Women's Amateur with a 163 (82-81).

2012-13 - Red-shirt Freshman
Competed in the Mary Fossum Invitational in her only appearance of the season and carded a 249 (85-81-83).

Summer 2012
Tied for 17th at the GAM Championship, held at the Port Huron Golf Club ... Participated in the Michigan Women's Amateur and the Michigan PGA Women's Open.

2011-12
Redshirted.

High School
Four-year letterwinner in golf ... Three-time all-conference selection (2008-10) and two-time conference champion (2009, 2010) ... Two-time captain ... Named one of the top 10 golfers to watch in the Grand Rapids area three straight years ... Placed second at the 2010 MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 3 State Championships held at Forest Akers East on the MSU campus, just one stroke shy of first place (155); her individual performance led Grand Rapids Forest Hills Eastern to a state title ... Also finished second at regionals ... Took eighth at the 2009 MHSAA LP Division 3 State Championships and helped Grand Rapids Forest Hills Eastern to a runner-up finish ... Named to the Michigan Interscholastic Golf Coaches Association Division 3 All-State Team as a junior in 2009 ... Also a three-year letterwinner in tennis.

Personal
Daughter of Paul and Smith Singh ... Pre-med major.

GETTING TO KNOW SOLEIL SINGH

When did you first start playing golf?
7 years old

What course did you learn to play on?
Egypt Valley Country Club

Favorite golf memory?
The state tournament my senior year. Receiving second place individually and first place with my team felt unreal. I had always wanted to do well at the state tournament and senior year I finally did. That tournament definitely showed me how hard work does pay off.

Best thing about playing golf at MSU is...
Getting to play the sport I love with a team that is so welcoming, at a school that is right for me.

Favorite movie?
Bridesmaids

Favorite TV show?
Vampire Diaries

Favorite golfer?
Rory Mcilroy

Favorite club and why?
My 8 iron. Whenever I practice my swing, I always practice with my 8 iron, so I have become so used to it. It is my most reliable club.

Favorite thing to do besides golf?
Draw and Listen to Music.

What's on your iPod right now?
Mac Miller; Best Day Ever

Favorite article of clothing?
A loose patterned shirt from Forever 21

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

What's your major and why?
Pre-med or Human Biology; I have chosen pre-med because from watching my dad in his office and even while he is performing surgery, I have realized that I when I am older, I want to be doing the same thing, saving peoples' lives.

In 10 years, I will be...
A Doctor living in my house on the beach, in Hawaii, and playing golf.

Dream Vacation:
Going to a Rainforest and discovering all the beauties of nature.

If I could live anywhere in the world, it would be...
Hawaii

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

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