Jayna Choi

Class Sophomore
Hometown Collierville, Tenn.
High School Houston

Off West End

  • Highest American Junior Golf Association ranking: 15
  • Two-time West Team representative in the Tennessee East vs West Junior Cup
  • Member of Team USA in the 2015 Evian Junior Championship where she finished second on the team
  • Member of victorious Team Tennessee at the USGA Women’s State Championship
  • Qualified for U.S. Women’s Amateur Championships
  • Played in U.S. Junior Girl’s Championship three consecutive years, once reaching the semifinals
  • Won two AJGA tournaments (Wells Fargo AJGA Open, Scott Stallings Junior Championship)
  • Second-team AJGA Rolex recipient

As a Freshman (2019-20)

  • Scoring average (12 rounds): 75.67
  • Low round: 71 (first round, Cougar Classic; second round, Mason Rudolph Championships)
  • Low 54-hole total: +6, 222 (Mason Rudolph Championships)
  • Tied for 32nd at Mason Rudolph Championships
  • Tied for 60th at Cougar Classic
  • Tied for 67th at Windy City Collegiate Classic
  • Tied for 80th at Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge

The Choi File

  • Jayna Yoon Choi
  • Prepped at Houston High School in Collierville, Tennessee
  • Daughter of Kwang Choi & Myung Choi
  • Both parents are natives of South Korea
  • Native of Germantown, Tennessee
  • Dad is a database administrator at FedEx; mom is talented flutist
  • Led Houston to two Tennessee state titles, a runner-up result and fourth-place finish as four-year varsity player
  • Won medalist honors at Tennessee state championships as freshman
  • One older brother, Jacob
  • Brother played golf at Baylor University and was successful junior golfer, representing United States at the Evian Junior Championship
  • Chose Vanderbilt over Auburn, Georgia, UCLA, Duke, and Stanford
  • Enjoys food and travel

Choi’s Stats
Year | Rounds | Strokes | Average
2019-20  |   12     |   908     |  75.67