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Women's Golf Announces Addition Of Skylar Thompson
Feb. 21, 2018


COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina women’s golf coach Kalen Anderson announced the addition of Skylar Thompson for the 2018-19 season Wednesday. Thompson joins England’s Emily Price and Czech Republic’s Hana Ryskova in Carolina’s latest signing class.

                                                          Skylar Thompson
                                              Buford, Ga. • Buford High School

• 2017 U.S. Women’s Amateur Four Ball Participant and Low Medalist (Qualifier)
• Individual champion at the 2017 Dustin Johnson World Junior Championship
• Third-place finish at the 2017 AJGA Justin Thomas Junior Championship
• Fourth-place showing at the 2016 Trusted Choice Big “I” National Championship
• 2016 Drive, Chip and Putt National Finalist
• 2016 Trusted Choice Big “I” Long Drive Champion
• 2015 U.S. Girls’ Junior Participant
• 3A Individual Regional Champion while at Buford High School
• National Honor Society President
• National Senior Beta Club Member
• English National Honor Society Member

Personal
• Daughter of Julie and James Thompson
• Plans to major in Sport and Entertainment Management

Anderson on Thompson
“I’m so excited to have Skylar joining our Gamecock family. She bought into our program early in the recruiting process, and I have been impressed with her loyal enthusiasm for South Carolina women’s golf. She is a talented player with a ton of strength. I’m excited about her ability to develop and contribute at South Carolina.”


 

 

 

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