Women's Golf
Cathryn Brown - Women's Golf - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Eddyville, Ky.
  • High school Lyon County High School
  • Major Kinesiology

Chip Shots

Favorite course: Lake Nona Country Club
Dream foursome (including herself): Nelly Korda, Scottie Scheffler, Rory McIlroy
First time she broke par: The summer before her junior year in high school in 2021 (shot 69)
Favorite club: The summer before her junior year in high school in 2021 (shot 69)
Favorite golfer: Annika Sörenstam
Favorite food: Peanut Butter M&Ms
Favorite TV show: Sweet Magnolias
Favorite book: Who are you Following? By Sadie Robertson
Favorite class: Physical Education
Nickname(s): JSavy
Superstition(s): I always play with a No. 2 or 4 ball with a blue dot. Also, I always carry a ball mark that says “Enjoy the Walk” and another one that says “B4B”on it

Before UK: Named a 2022 Kentucky All-State First Team selection, after earning runner-up in the KHSAA State Championship on a 2-over-par 146 … The Wildcat had three finishes inside the top 10 over the years at the state tournament, including two finishes inside the top three … She also finished runner-up at the 2022 Kentucky Golf Coaches’ Association All-State Championship, after Brown carded a 2-under-par 142 in the event … Won numerous tournaments in her golf career, including becoming a two-time champion at both the Bowling Green Invitational and the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour Eagle Creek Open Championship … She also won the 2022 Cullan Brown Invitational, the 2022 Kentucky Girls Junior PGA Championship and the 2021 AJGA Bellefonte Qualifier … She was named a team captain of the 2022 Mason Cup at Olde Stone … Once produced a career-best 64 at the Boots Randolph Golf Course in Cadiz, Kentucky, which set the female course record … Brown was ranked 146th in the AJGA Rolex Junior Rankings when she signed.

Personal: Born in Paducah, Kentucky, on Feb. 19, 2005 … Daughter of Rodney and Emily Brown … Has one brother, Cullan, who played for the University of Kentucky men’s golf team and was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team in 2019 … He lost his battle with osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer in his left thigh, and passed away at the age of 20 … Outside of golf, Cathryn enjoys playing pickleball … Her most memorable golf moment was hitting the first tee shot at the 2021 Barbasol Championship in memory of her brother Cullan.

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