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Ingrid Lindblad Named To Final 5 For WGCA Player Of The Year

Ingrid Lindblad (Photo by Peter Nguyen)

Ingrid Lindblad Named To Final 5 For WGCA Player Of The Year

BATON ROUGE – LSU graduate golfer Ingrid Lindblad, presently in Carlsbad, California with her No. 4 ranked LSU team at the NCAA Championships, is one of five players on the final list for the Division I PING Women’s Golf Coaches Association Player of the Year honors.

The PING WGCA Player of the Year is awarded annually to the best player in Division I women’s golf. Each player must complete a minimum of 15 rounds during the competitive year, including NCAA Regional Championships.

Lindblad, who enters the NCAA Championships with a school record average of 68.48 this season, has four tournament wins, including the NCAA Bryan Regional a week ago at Texas A&M in which Lindblad fired three consecutive rounds of 68 to post 12-under 204. She also was third at the Augusta National Women’s Am and was named for the third time the SEC Co-Player of the Year (2020, 2022, 2024).

The native of Sweden has 15 career collegiate wins, topping the SEC mark of 13 by Stacy Lewis of Arkansas (2005-08).

The others nominated for the award include: Zoe Antoinette Campos, Jr. UCLA; Julia Lopez Ramirez, Jr., Mississippi State; Catherine Park, So., USC; and, Lottie Woad, So., Florida State.

The Tigers tee off in the national championship on Friday afternoon at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa’s redesigned North Course.

About the Women’s Golf Coaches Association
The Women’s Golf Coaches Association, founded in 1983, is a non-profit organization representing women’s collegiate golf coaches. The WGCA was formed to encourage the playing of college golf for women in correlation with a general objective of education and in accordance with the highest tradition of intercollegiate competition. Today, the WGCA represents over 750 coaches throughout the U.S. and is dedicated to educating, promoting and recognizing both its members and the student-athletes they represent.