FSU Women's Golf BIO
Amanda Doherty
Player Profile:
Amanda Doherty 2832844
Height: 5'1"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: The Galloway School
Experience: High School
Year Events Rounds Strokes Avg. Low Top 10
2016-17  8 23 1,682 73.13 66 3
Totals  8 23 1,682 73.13 66 3

 (updated March 26, 2017)

2016 Academic President's List Honors (Fall)

Features: Doherty Excelling In First Season As A Seminole /

Q&A's with Amanda Doherty

On Doherty: Joined the Seminoles’ starting line-up in the first semester of her true freshman season…played in all four of the Seminoles events during the fall of 2016 and helped Florida State to three tournament victories (at the Schooner Fall Classic, the Jim West Challenge and the Cardinal Cup)…best event in her first semester as a collegiate player came at the Jim West Challenge in the Jim West Challenge as she carded career-best scores for a single round (69 in the third round), for 36 holes (142 in the first two rounds, 70-72), for a three-round tournament (211), for a three-round tournament score vs. par (minus five) and for the best finish of her career (tied for sixth), the No. 1 ranked high school golfer in the state of Georgia…played in the 2016 U.S. Women’s Amateur at Rolling Green Golf Club in Springfield, Pa….ranked as high as No. 45 on Golfweek’s top 50 recruit list for class of 2016…two-time individual state champion in the state of Georgia in both 2014 and 2016…won the state of Georgia Class 1A individual championship and led her team to the team championship in 2016…won the individual state championship in 2016 by a five-stroke margin…won the individual state championship and led her team to a fourth place team finish in 2014…qualified for and made the cut in the U.S. Girl’s Junior Championship…played in the 2015 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship…played in the U.S. Women’s Four-Ball Amateur Championship in 2016…finished in fourth place in the stroke play portion and advanced to the match play portion of the 2016 Four-Ball Championship…earned three top-five finishes in the AGJA Tour…won two individual championships on the Florida Junior Tour in 2014…earned one win and two top-three finishes on the Southeastern Junior Golf Tour in 2013…her individual championship came at the Brunswick Junior Classic in 2014…also finished second at the Crabapple Junior Classic in 2013…earned one individual championship on the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour in 2013…the Player of the Year as named by the Country Club of Roswell in 2012, 2013 and 2014…advanced to the round of eight in the championship flight of the Women’s Southern Amateur in 2016…won the individual championship at the Judson Collegiate Invitational at the Country Club of Roswell in Georgia in 2016…shot scores of 70-73-70 for a 3-under par total of 213 at the Judson Collegiate…

Summer 2016: Played in the U.S. Women’s Amateur for the second time in her career at Rolling Green Golf Club in Springfield, Pa…carded scores of 74-80 but did not make the cut…won the individual championship at the Judson Collegiate Invitational at the Country Club of Roswell…

Fall 2016: Played in all four events as she broke into the Seminoles’ lineup as a true freshman…earned two top-10 finishes in helping the Seminoles to three team championships in four events…the Seminoles’ gained team championships at the Schooner Fall Classic, the Jim West Challenge and the Cardinal Cup…career-best finish (tied for sixth) came in the Jim West Challenge…a second consecutive top-10 finishes (tied for 10th) came in the second ending Cardinal Cup…first career under par score of 70 came in the second round of the Cougar Fall Classic and her first career score in the 60’s came as a 69 in the third round of the Jim West Challenge…her best event came at the Jim West Challenge where she carded career-bests for a single round (69 in the third round), for 36 holes (142 in the first two rounds), for a three-round tournament (211), for a three-round tournament vs. par (minus five) and for her best finish (tied for sixth)…finished with three rounds at par or better (70-72-69) for the first time in her career as she finished as the Seminoles’ second leading finisher in the individual standings…played well in consecutive events at the Cougar Fall Classic (217, tied for 27) and in the Jim West Challenge (211, tied for sixth)…was a total of four strokes under par in those two events…at or below par in all three rounds (70-72-69) in finishing in a tied for sixth place in the individual standings of the Jim West Challenge…second career top-10 finish in the season-ending Cardinal Cup with a 70 in the final round of the event…was her fourth round in the first 12 of her career under par…averaged 73.50 strokes in 12 rounds during four tournaments…


Before Florida State: Graduated from The Galloway School in 2016…the State of Georgia 1A private school regional champion and led her team to the 1A team championship in 2016…also won the 2014 1A private school state championship on a one hole playoff and led her team to a fourth place finish in the team standings in 2014…the 1A private schools state championship runner-up and led The Galloway School to a third place finish in the team standings at the state championships in 2013…earned All-State honors in Class 1A by the Georgia High School Golf Coaches Association in 2014…earned Female Athlete of the Week honors by the Northside Neighbor newspaper in May of 2013 and June of 2014…named the Athlete of the Week by the Northside Neighbor in May of 2016…

Personal: Born September 16, 1997…Amanda is the daughter of Laura and Mike Doherty…a sister, Hannah, plays tennis…a member of the student association in 2013 at the Galloway School…received the Headmaster’s Letter of Commendation in 2015…plays the guitar and enjoys drawing…chose Florida State over North Carolina and Auburn…

What’s In Amanda’s Bag: Driver: Ping G20 Wood: Ping G20’s Hybrid: Ping G25 Irons: Ping 120’s Wedges: Cleveland 588’s Putter: Scotty Cameron Golo 55 Ball: Titleist Pro V1 Favorite Club: 9 Iron Superstition: I always have to start a round with seven golf balls in my bag

 

Fall 2016

Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish
Schooner Fall Classic 73-78-78 +16 229 T52
Cougar Fall Classic 75-70-72 +1 217 T27
Jim West Challenge 70-72-69 -5 211 T6
Cardinal Cup 80-75-70 +9 225 T10

 

Spring 2017

Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish
Florida Challenge 75-75 +6 150 T12
Florida State Match-Up 73-69-74 E 216 T13
The Dickson Invitational 66-75-72 -2 213 T7
Notre Dame Clover Cup 73-74-74 +5 221 T26
Clemson Invitational        

 

 Amanda Doherty By The Numbers

  • Round: 66 (The Dickson, Spring 2017)
  • 36 Holes: 141 (The Dickson, Spring 2017)
  • Tournament: 211 (Jim West Challenge, Fall 2016)
  • Tournament Score vs Par: -5 (Jim West Challenge, Fall 2016)
  • Best Finish: T6 (Jim West Challenge, Fall 2016)
  • Top 5 Finishes:
  • Top 10 Finishes: 3 (Last: T7, The Dickson, Spring 2017)
  • Top 15 Finishes: 5 (T13, Florida State Match-Up, Spring 2017)
  • Top 20 Finishes: 6 (T13, Florida State Match-Up, Spring 2017)

Amanda Doherty's Eagles At Florida State

  • Spring 2017, Florida State Match-Up, Second Round, Hole 4, Feb. 11, 2017

Amanda Doherty's Best Rounds At Florida State

  • First Round: 66 (The Dickson, Spring 2017)
  • Second Round: 69 (Florida State Match-Up, Feb. 11, 2017)
  • Third Round: 69 (Jim West Challenge, Fall 2016)
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