Virginie Ding - Women's Golf - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Virginie Ding Season 2020-21

Class Freshman
Hometown Hong Kong, China
High School West Island School
Major Undeclared

NIL on Opendorse

As a Senior (2023-24)

  • Competed in three fall events
  • Season-low round: 70 (third round, Ron Moore Intercollegiate)
  • Season scoring average (8 rounds): 72.38

As a Junior (2022-23)

  • SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Finished second overall the FAU Paradise Invitational at 10-under-par
  • Won the 2023 Orlando International Amateur at 10-under-par

As a Sophomore (2021-22)

  • Finished tied for 19th with a 215 (-1) at the Cougar Classic
  • Matched a career-low round with a 67 during the second round at the FAU Paradise Invitational)
  • Career-low 54-hole total: With her second top-10 finish, she shot a 211 (-5) at the FAU Paradise Invitational
  • Season scoring average (23 rounds): 73.57 (third-best on the team)

As a Freshman (2020-21)

  • First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Finished tied for fourth with a season-low 215 (-1) at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic
  • Career-low round: 67 (second round, Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic)
  • Season scoring average (9 rounds): 75.78

The Ding File

  • Daughter to Edward and Anna Ding, younger sister to Elaine Ding
  • When not golfing, enjoys dancing, horror movies and working out
  • Started playing golf at the age of four
  • Regarded among Hong Kong’s top prep seniors
  • Won the 2018 Pondok Indah International Junior Championship in Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Won the 2019 Hong Kong Ladies Amateur Championship to qualify for the Hong Kong Ladies Open
  • Runner-up at the 2019 Hong Kong Junior Classic
  • Selected to play in the 2017 China National Games
  • Qualified for the 2018 and 2019 U.S. Girls Junior championships
  • Finished in a tie for 17th at the U.S. Girls Junior by advancing to second round of match play