Louise Yu

Class Senior
Hometown Duluth, Ga.
High School Peachtree Ridge
Bio

Major: Human and Organizational Development

Off West End

  • First alternate for 2017 United States Girls’ Junior Amateur
  • Won 2016 GSGA’s Women’s Match-Play Championships

As a Junior (2019-20)

  • WGCA All-America Scholar
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Scoring average (18 rounds): 72.94
  • Low round: 64 (3rd round, Cougar Classic)
  • Low total: 207, -9 (Cougar Classic)
  • Broke team record with 8-under 64 in third round of Cougar Classic
  • Runner-up finish at Cougar Classic marks best medalist result in collegiate tournament
  • Tied for eighth as low Vanderbilt individual at Battle of the Beach in Cabo, Mexico with 2-under-par 214 total
  • Tied for 19th at Windy City Collegiate Classic
  • Ranked second on team with 217 (+1) result at Windy City Collegiate Classic
  • Low team score in the Battle at the Beach, shooting 2-under total of 214 to earn eighth-place result
  • Tied for 58th at Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge in southern California
  • Tied for 43rd at Darius Rucker Intercollegiate at Long Cove Club in Hilton Head, South Carolina

As a Sophomore (2018-19)

  • Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-America Scholar
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Scoring average (31 rounds): 74.68
  • Low round: 70 (1st round and 2nd round, Cougar Classic)
  • Low total: 219 (UCF Challenge)
  • Best finish: T-15th (Cougar Classic)
  • Tied for 15th at Cougar Classic (70-70, 140, -4)
  • Tied for 25th at Mason Rudolph Championships (74-71, 145, +1)
  • Tied for 48th at Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational (73-77-75, 225, +9)
  • 29th at Battle as the Beach Invitational (77-71-73, 221, +8)
  • 49th at UCF Challenge (76-71-72, 219, +3)
  • Tied for 13th at Reynolds Lake Oconee Invitational (77-73-76, 226, +10)
  • Tied for 62nd at Darius Rucker Invitational 80-72-78, 230, +17)
  • Tied for 18th at Clemson Invitational (71-72, 143, -1)
  • Tied for 25th at SEC Championships (76-71-75, 222, +6)
  • Tied for 28th at NCAA Auburn Regionals (73-77-71, 221, +5)
  • Tied for 93rd at NCAA Championships (83-80-76, 239, +20)

As a Freshman (2017-18) 

  • Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-America Scholar
  • SEC All-Freshman recipient
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
  • Low round: 68 (Mason Rudolph Championships, first round)
  • Low total: 212 (Mason Rudolph Championships)
  • Best finish: T-4th (Brickyard Collegiate)
  • Tied for 18th at Mason Rudolph Championships (68-75-69, 212, -4)
  • Tied for 55th at Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational (74-77-72, 223, +7)
  • Tied for 43rd at Battle of the Beach Invitational (76-75-71, 222, +9)
  • Tied for 7th at UCF Challenge (74-73-70, 217, +1)
  • Tied for 65th at Darius Rucker Intercollegiate 80-76-75, 231, +18)
  • Tied for 39th at Clemson Invitational (76-71-73, 220, +4)
  • Tied for 4th at Brickyard Collegiate (72-72-75, 219, +3)
  • Tied for 19th at SEC Championships (70-80-73, 223, +7)
  • Defeated Alabama’s Cheyenne Knight 1-up in SEC quarterfinal match play
  • Tied for 30th at NCAA Tallahassee Regionals (70-71-76, 217, +1)

The Yu File

  • Prepped at Peachtree Ridge (Ga.)
  • Ranked No. 127 nationally by Golfweek
  • 2016 Georgia Junior Girls Player of the Year (Georgia State Golf Association)
  • Daughter of Eric and Anne Yu
  • Both parents are in private business
  • An older brother, Christopher
  • Chose Vanderbilt over offers from Furman and Mercer among others.
  • Four-year letter winner
  • Third-place medalist finish at 2016 Georgia Class 6A state tournament
  • Three-time All-Gwinnett County recipient (2015-17)
  • Started playing competitive golf as prep freshman
  • Student Council, Student-Athletic Leadership Team participant
  • National Honor Society

Yu’s Statistics
Year | Rounds | Strokes | Average
2019-20  |  18  |  1,313    |  72.94
2018-19  |  31  |   2,315   |  74.68
2017-18  |  27  |   1,984   |  73.48
Career  |  76  |  5,612 |  73.84