Women's Golf
Abigail Sutherland - Women's Golf - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Glenview, Ky.
  • High school Sacred Heart Academy
  • Major Finance

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

Career Stats Breakdown

2022-23 (Freshman): Concluded the season with a 78.3 stroke average (six rounds, 470 strokes) in 2022-23 … Played as an individual at the Colonel Classic, stringing together a 79, 74 and 75 for a career-best, 12-over-par 228 for a career-best, T39 finish … In the first tournament of her career, competing as an individual, she assembled rounds of 77, 83 and 82 for a 26-over-par 242, putting her 83rd overall at the Illini Women’s Invitational.

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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