Former Lady Tigers golfer Lindy Hitdlebaugh (1998-2002) was named the interim women’s golf assistant coach under long-time head coach Karen Bahnsen, the women’s golf office announced on Monday, Feb. 10, 2003.
Hitdlebaugh, a native of Gretna, La., and a product of Archbishop Blenk High School, won four letters in her collegiate career. She capped an impressive senior season in Baton Rouge with 2002 Louisiana Sportswriters’ Association First-Team All-Louisiana honors.
The interim assistant position is Hitdlebaugh’s first of her career.
During her four competitive seasons, she was a solid performer for the Lady Tigers. She played 92 round with three top-10 finishes and a low round of 2-under-par 70 in the 2001 LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic.
In the 2002 NCAA Regional, she finished 20th individually with a three-round total of 5-over 221. During her senior season, 98.3 percent of her rounds played counted toward LSU’s team total.
She was named to the 2002 Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll.
Prior to becoming a Lady Tigers, she led Archbishop Blenk to the LHSAA State Championship in 1996, 1997 and 1998, finishing fifth in 1996, fourth in 1997 and third in 1998 individually.
Hitdlebaugh was born Feb. 28, 1980, in Baltimore, Md. She received her undergraduate degree in mass communications/advertising from LSU in December of 2002.