Virginie Ding - Women's Golf - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Virginie Ding Season 2021-22

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

NIL on Opendorse

As a Senior (2023-24)

  • Competed in nine events
  • Finished T-3 at the NCAA Bryan Regional with a 7-under 209
  • Tied for eighth at the SEC Championships
  • Led Commodores to a win at the Clemson Invitational with a T-5 finish
  • Finished T-8 in stroke play at St. Andrews Collegiate
  • Season-low round: 67 (third round, Clemson Invitational)
  • Season scoring average (26 rounds): 71.88

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

Career Stats

SeasonEventsRoundsStrokesAvg.Low Rd.Low 54 (Par)WinsTop-5Top-10
2020-213968275.7867 (-5)215 (-1)-11
2021-22923169273.5767 (-5)211 (-5)--1
2022-231133241173.0666 (-6)206 (-10)22
2023-24926186971.8867 (-5)209 (-7)-24
Career3291665473.1266 (-6)206 (-10)-58