Women's Golf

AbigailSutherland

  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Glenview, Ky.
  • High school Sacred Heart Academy

Chip Shots

Favorite course: Oldestone
Dream foursome (including herself): Tom Brady, Morgan Wallen, Scott Disick
First time she broke par: Age 11 at Quail Chase Golf Course (nine-hole tournament)
Favorite club: 60 degree wedge
Favorite golfer: Tiger Woods
Favorite food: Peanut M&M’s
Favorite TV show: Real Housewives of New Jersey
Favorite book: Where the Crawdads Sing
Favorite class: PE
Superstition(s): I have to have four leaf clover in my bag

Before UK: Two-time All-State selection, earning first-team honors as a junior in 2020 and second-team distinction as a senior in 2021 … Ranked No. 171 overall, according to the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) rankings prior to signing to the Kentucky Wildcats … Has won three times on the high school level with 10-plus, top-10 finishes … Also tied for fourth at the 2021 Kentucky Junior Girls PGA Championship … Tied for 13th at the 2021 AJGA Justin Thomas Invitational … Tied for 15th at the AJGA Dana Incorporated Junior Open … Sacred Heart placed in Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s (KHSAA) top four in all four of Sutherland’s seasons, including a third-place finish in her latest and final appearance in 2021 … Named the 2021 Midway University/KHSAA Girls’ Golf Student-Athlete of the Year.

 

Personal: Born in Louisville, Kentucky, on July 23, 2004 … Daughter of Chip and Nora Sutherland… Has two younger sisters, Lucy and Lilly … Four-time National Honor Society Academic All-State selection … Outside of golf, she enjoys cooking, playing tennis or pickle ball and spending time with friends and family … Her most memorable moment playing golf is when she made her first hole in one on hole No. 16 on her home course while she was in high school … She is planning to major in finance.

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