University of Miami Athletics

Kailey Walsh

Height

5-8

Class

Sophomore

Hometown

Boca Raton, Fla.

High School

Laurel Springs College Prep

2014 ALL-ACC ACADEMIC

2015-2016 (Senior): Finished the 2014-15 slate with a scoring average of 75.82…Made her season debut at the Jim West Challenge…Tied for 61st posting the lowest second round total on the team with a one-under-par 71… Finished the Betsy Rawls Invitational tied for 44th with a final round score of 228 … Opened spring season at UCF Challenge with a three-round total of 231 (T-53). Finished 58th at 2016 Allstate Intercollegiate with a three-round total of 228 … Completed the Hurricane Invitational with a three-round total of 219 (T-32) … Finished the Wildcat Invitational with a three-round total of 233 (T-66) … Tied for 30th with a three-round total of 229 at the Bryan National Collegiate … Finished the ACC Championship with a three-round total of 232 (T-45) … Placed 75th (240) at the NCAA Regional in Bryan, Texas … Fired a one-under- par 71 in the final round of her career to finish tied for 76th at the NCAA Championship in Eugene, Ore. 

2014-15 (Junior): Participated in all 11 Events … Earned her first top-10 finish of the season at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational, finishing sixth with a score of five-over-par (221) … Had Miami’s best result at the Hurricane Invitational, shooting two-under-par (214) to tie for second … Scored best round of season at Hurricane Invitational with a three-under-par (69) third round.

2013-14 (Sophomore, Miami): One of four Hurricanes named to 2014 All-ACC Academic Team … Participated in all 10 Miami events … Made Miami debut in season opener at Mary Fossum Invitational, tying for 34th at 16-over 232 … Finished 13th at Challenge at Onion Creek, shooting 10-over 220 … Carded career-low even-par 216 at Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational, including first-round 69 (second-lowest round of career) … Tied for 16th at Betsy Rawls … One of three Canes to tied for 27th at Florida Challenge … Shot five-over 221 to tie for 46th at UCF Challenge … Tied for 19th at Hurricane Invitational, shooting six-over 219 … Finished 54th at SunTrust Gator Women’s Invitational, shooting 20-over 230 … Finished 24th at SDSU Farms Invitational, shooting seven-over 223 … Was Miami’s second-highest finisher at ACC Championship, finishing 18th at 13-over 226.

2012-13 (True Freshman, Georgia): Participated in 10 tournaments, including competing as individual at LSU Golf Classic … Named to SEC All-Freshman Golf Team … Consistent performer from fall to spring, sporting 76.10 average in 2012 calendar portion of Georgia’s slate followed by 76.11 in spring … Recorded season-best three-under 69 in final round of season-opening Cougar Classic en route to best 54-hole score of season (four-over 220) … Was Bulldogs’ top individual performer in consecutive events at Darius Rucker Intercollegiate (t22nd) and LSU Golf Classic (t5th) … Tabbed SEC Freshman of the Week following performance at LSU.

High School: Entered college ranked No. 12 in the Golfweek/amateurgolf.com women’s rankings … Ranked No. 22 and No. 23 nationally in Class of 2012 by Polo and Golfweek, respectively … Named to American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) HP Scholastic All-America Honor Roll … Competed in 2011 U.S. Women’s Amatuer and 2010 U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship … Fired 69 to finish second in qualifying at 2012 Jones/Doherty Women’s Amateur and reached quarterfinals of match-play bracket … Posted consecutive seventh-place showings at Dixie Amateur in 2011 and 2012 … At 110th North & South Amateur, carded 215 to finish fourth among 112 competitors in stroke-play qualifying … Advanced to quarterfinal round of match play … Recorded six top-7 finishes in two seasons competing in AJGA events, culminating with third-place showings at 2011 Cleveland HealthCare Foundation Junior and 2011 AJGA Florida Junior … Completed junior and senior years of high school at Laurel Springs College Prep in Ojai, Calif., after attending Saint Andrews School in Boca Raton as freshman and sophomore … Played six years of high school varsity golf from sixth through 11th grades before not competing as senior … Earned All-County recognition for all six years of high school competition and advanced to state championships as freshman, sophomore and junior … Led Saint Andrews to runner-up and fifth-place team finishes in Florida State High School Championships for Class A as freshman and sophomore, respectively.

Personal:  Born April 12, 1993 … Daughter of Karen and Joe Walsh … Younger sister of two former college athletes … Brother, Ryan, played soccer at Harvard from 2005-09 … Brother, Blair, was Georgia’s placekicker from 2008-12 … Blair currently plays for the Minnesota Vikings.

WALSH CAREER STATISTICS
SEASON EVENTS RDS STROKES AVG LOW TOP 10
2012-13 10 30 2,284 75.90 67 1
2013-14 10 29 2,182 75.24 69 0
2014-15 11 28 2,123 75.82 69 2
2015-16 10 30 2,290 76.33 71 0
CAREER 41 117 8,879 75.89 67 3
WALSH TOURNAMENT RESULTS
2012-13 TOURNAMENTS SCORE FINISH
Cougar Classic 76-75-69=220  t36th
Mason Rudolph Championship 77-78-82=237 59th
Liz Murphey Fall Preview 78-82-75=235 t77th
Stanford Intercollegiate 76-74-72=222 t36th
FSU Match-Up Tournament 80-74-71=225 t18th
Darius Rucker Intercollegiate 76-73-75=224 t22nd
LSU Golf Classic* 78-67-78=223 5th
Bryan National Collegiate 83-75-74=232 t62nd
SEC Championships 77-82-76=235 t37th
NCAA West Regional 77-79-75=231 t81st
2013-14 TOURNAMENTS SCORE FINISH
Mary Fossum Invitational 78-77-77=232 t34th
Challenge at Onion Creek 74-76-70=220 13th
Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational 69-73-74=216 t16th
Florida Challenge 73-80=153 t27th
UCF Challenge 70-73-78=221 t46th
Hurricane Invitational 72-71-76=219 t19th
SunTrust Gator Women’s Invitational 76-80-74=230 t54th
SDSU Farms Invitational 68-80-75=223 t24th
ACC Women’s Golf Championship 75-73-78=226 18th
NCAA Central Regional 84-78-80=242 t100th
2014-15 TOURNAMENTS SCORE FINISH
East & West Match Play Challenge 75-76=151 t16th
Windy City Collegiate Challenge 74-78-75=227 t32nd
Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational 74-74-73=221 t6th
Florida Challenge 72-79=151 t13th
UCF Challenge 77-74-72=223 t50th
Hurricane Invitational 71-74-69=214 t2nd
Briar’s Creek Invitational 77-82-72-231 t58th
Web.com Intercollegiate 77-73-73=223 t35th
SMU Invitational 0-0-0=0 DNF
ACC Championship 74-79-83=236 t52nd
NCAA Regional Championship 87-81-78=246 t88th
2015-16 TOURNAMENTS SCORE FINISH
Jim West Challenge 81-71-81=233 t61st
Betsy Rawls Invitational 71-77-80=228 t44th
UCF Challenge 77-76-78=231 t53rd
2016 Allstate Intercollegiate 72-75-81=228 t58th
Hurricane Invitational  73-73-73=219 t32nd
Wildcat Invitational  78-80-75=233 t66th
Bryan National Collegiate 76-76-77=229 t30th
ACC Championship 79-77-76=232 t45th
NCAA Regional 81-74-79=234 75th
NCAA Championship 76-76-71=223 t76th