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  12 34 2,599 74.26 66 3
Totals  12 34 2,599 74.26 66 3

 (updated July 11, 2017)

2016 Academic President's List Honors (Fall)
2017 Academic President's List Honors (Spring)
2017 All-ACC Academic Team
2017 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2017 WGCA All-America Scholar Athlete Team

Features: Doherty Excelling In First Season As A Seminole / How Florida State Golf Became One Of The Best /

Video: Phone Call Leads To Doherty's Spot In FSU's Lineup /

Q&A's with Amanda Doherty

On Doherty (Career Average: 74.26 / Low Round 66)
Played in the NCAA Championship Finals, the NCAA Columbus Regional Championship and the ACC Championship in her first season as a freshman…her scoring average in her first collegiate season (74.26) is the third lowest by a freshman in school history…joined the Seminoles' starting lineup 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)…a member of the Seminoles' line-up for all eight events in the spring of 2017 as Florida State won three tournaments (Florida State Match-Up, The Dickson Intercollegiate and the Clemson Invitational) to bring its total to a school-record six for the year…earned five top-15 finishes in eight events during the spring of 2017…under par for the second time in her career in finishing in a tie for seventh place in the individual standings at the Dickson Intercollegiate…was a total of minus two strokes under par in finishing well at the Dickson…played in her first ACC Championship as a freshman in 2017 and helped lead the Seminoles to a school-record tying second place finish in the team standings…the No. 1 ranked high school golfer in the state of Georgia in 2016…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…earned President List Academic Honors (4.0 GPA) during the fall of 2016 and the spring of 2017...named to the All-ACC Academic Women's Golf Team in 2017...named to the 2017 ACC Academic Honor Roll...named to the 2017 All-American Scholar Athlete Team by the Women's Golf Coaches Association...averages 74.26 strokes in 35 rounds during 12 events entering her sophomore season…

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 (Season Average: 73.50 / Low Round: 69)
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 season-bests for a single round (69 in the third round), for 36 holes (142 in the first two rounds) and total career-best for a three-round tournament scored (211), a three-round tournament vs. par (minus five) and for the best finish of her career (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…

Spring 2017 vs. Florida: Fell to Taylor Tomlinson, 6&4, in a match-play event against Florida on April 7, 2017... No. 3 Florida State defeated No. 6 Florida by a 3-2 margin…

Spring 2017 vs. Duke: Fell to Lisa Maguire, 3&1, of Duke at the Northwestern Quad Match on April 29, 2017 at the Lake Shore Country Club in Glencoe, Ill…No. 9 Duke defeated No. 5 Florida State, 4-1, in match play…

Spring 2017 (Season Average: 74.65 / Low Round: 66)
Played in her first career NCAA Championship Finals in 2017…played in each of the Seminoles' eight events in her first spring season with the Seminoles in helping Florida State to the NCAA Championship Finals…helped Florida State to a school-record tying second place finish in her first career ACC Championship tournament at The Reserve at Pawleys Island…the second place finish tied Florida State's school record for best finish in an ACC Championship…career-best single round score of 66 came in the opening round of the Dickson Intercollegiate…her score of 66 was tied for the second best single round score of the spring season among her teammates…posted a season-best three-round score of two-under par (213) at The Dickson Intercollegiate where she finished tied for seventh place…came within two strokes and one individual place in the individual standings of tying her career bests which came at the Jim West Challenge in the fall of 2016…shot 75 or better in all 14 of her rounds during the regular season was in second place in the individual standings after shooting a first round score of 66 at the Dickson Intercollegiate…moved into a tie for seventh place after a second round 75 and finished in a tie for seventh place with her three-round total of 213…under par at the Dickson (minus two) for the second time in her career…she was also a career-best minus five in finishing in a tie for sixth place at the fall 2016 Jim West Challenge…two scores in the 60's with a career-best 66 in the first round of the Dickson Intercollegiate and a second round 69 at the Florida State Match-Up…helped the Seminoles to team championships at both events…one top-10 finish came at the Dickson Intercollegiate to bring her career total to three (Jim West Chellenge, Cardinal Cup and the Dickson)…finished in the top 15 in four of the six tournaments as earned her season-high finish of tied for seventh at The Dickson Intercollegiate…top 15 finishes also came at the Florida Challenge at the Black Diamond Ranch in Lecanto, Fla. (tied for 12th) the Florida State Match-Up at Don Veller Seminole Golf Course in Tallahassee (tied for 13th) and at The Clemson Invitational (tied for 15th)…three of the four times that Doherty finished in the top 15 resulted in Florida State team tournament victories (at the Florida State Match-Up, the Dickson Intercollegiate and in the Clemson Invitational)…ranked fifth overall in scoring on the Florida State team for the season with a stroke average of 74.65 in 23 rounds during eight tournaments…

Summer 2017: Played in the 2017 North & South Amateur Championship on Pinehurst No. 2 at the Pinehurst (N.C.) Resort...

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 Intercollegiate 66-75-72 -2 213 T7
Notre Dame Clover Cup 73-74-74 +5 221 T26
Clemson Invitational 73-72-72 +1 217 T15
ACC Championships 75-76-74 +9 225 30
NCAA Columbus Regional Championships 75-77-72 +8 224 T13
NCAA Championship Finals 90-78-83 +35 251 129


 Amanda Doherty By The Numbers

  • Round: 66 (The Dickson Intercollegiate, Spring 2017)
  • 36 Holes: 141 (The Dickson Intercollegiate, 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 10 Finishes: 3 (Last: T7, The Dickson Intercolegiate, Spring 2017)
  • Top 15 Finishes: 6 (T15, Clemson Invitational, Spring 2017)
  • Top 20 Finishes: 6 (T15, Clemson Invitational, 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 Intercollegiate, Spring 2017)
  • Second Round: 69 (Florida State Match-Up, Feb. 11, 2017)
  • Third Round: 69 (Jim West Challenge, Fall 2016)
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