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Marina Hedlund Season 2015-16

Leksand, Sweden
High School
Filborn Skolan

Competed in two tournaments with a 82.83 scoring average … Low round of 79 came at the Lady Tiger Golf Classic.

Competed in four events with a scoring average of 79.91 in 11 rounds with one top-10 finish … Low round of 77 came at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic … Had a low aggregate score of 20-over-par at the Ping/ASU Invitational.

Played seven events and 21 rounds as a freshman with a stroke average of 78.33 … Had two rounds of par or under (71 in the middle round of the Mason Rudolph Championship and 72 in the first round of the Silverado Showdown) … Finished +5 221 (76-71-74) in the Mason Rudolph (T36) and +7 223 at the Silverado Showdown (72-74-77) T28.

Team won the Swedish Golf School Team Championship in 2014 … Was the player of the year in Dalarna (province she lives in Sweden), 2011-2015. Played with the Swedish girls’ national team in 2014 … Was an outstanding Alpine Skier before choosing to focus all her energy on golf and attend a golf high school … 2nd in the 2013 Irish Open Under 18 Championship (72-76-74) and 3rd in the 2014 Irish Open (73-73-76) … Winner of the 2015 Callaway Cup (69-74), the Juniorslaget in 2014 (70-75), the Osterlen Junior Open 78-76 and four more first places on the Skandia Tour, including one in a 2012 match play event.

Born on Oct. 25, 1996 … Right-handed … Parents are Jan and Ulrika Hedlund … Older sister, Emelie … Anticipated Major at LSU: Business … Likes to spend time with family, and, read books … Hobbies include physical training … On what influenced her to come to LSU, she wrote: “Their friendly atmosphere, they are aiming for high results and the coaches” … Favorite food is tacos and for dessert: ice cream … Favorite celebrity is Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn … Favorite pro golfers: Jordan Spieth and Stacy Lewis.

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