Women's Golf
Megan Kinney - Women's Golf - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • Hometown Frankfort, Ky.
  • Major Integrated Strategic Communications
  • High school Western Hills High School
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2016-17 (Senior): Did not compete in 2016-17 … SEC Academic Honor Roll member.

2015-16 (Junior): Competed in the Minnesota Invitational and Mercedes-Benz Championship … Recorded a season-low 79 at the Minnesota Invitational … Sunk her first career hole-in-one in the second round of the Minnesota Invitational on the par 3, 166-yard sixth hole … SEC Academic Honor Roll member.

Summer 2015: Tied for 26th at the Kentucky Women’s Open … Finished in a tie for 49th place at the Tennessee Women’s Open. 

2014-15 (Sophomore): Competed in four tournaments … Had a scoring average of 80.92 … Fired a 78 in the first round of the Mason Rudolph Championship … Her best finish came at the “MO”Morial Invitational for the second straight year as she placed 50th … SEC Academic Honor Roll member. 

2013-14 (Freshman): Competed in four tournaments as a freshman … Has a season scoring average of 81.01 … Her best finish came in her first collegiate tournament, the “MO”Morial Invitational where she tied for 58th … SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll member … Named to the SEC Community Service Team.

Summer of 2013: Began the summer in the Kentucky Junior Masters where she placed fifth … Top-20 finish in the PGA Junior Series at Kearney Hill Golf Links… Qualified for the championship flight in the Women’s Western Amateur in Dayton, Ohio … Finished the summer with a win at the Capital Classic Invitational.

High School: A four-time Academic All-State selection out of Western Hills High School, where she holds the scoring average record (75.1) and lowest round record (68) … The 2012 Kentucky Region 7 champion, while also registering the individual scoring round record of 68 at the Madison Southern Invitational … Recorded top-15 finishes in the 2011 and 2012 Kentucky State Tournaments after placing tied for 11th in the 2011 Kentucky Open … She was also the 2011 Shelby County Rockets Invitational champion.

Personal: Born May 21, 1995 … Daughter of Scott and Robin Kinney … Her father, Scott, played basketball at Rollins College … Major is integrated strategic communications.

Why she chose UK: “This program provides you with every opportunity to succeed. Being a Wildcat is like being a part of a family.”

Kinney’s UK Scorecard 

Year Events Rounds Strokes Stroke Avg.  Low 18 Low 54 Top 10* Top 20*
2013-14 4 12 973 81.1 77 240 0   0
2014-15 4 12 971 80.9 77 235 0 0
2015-16 2 6 496 82.7 79 246 0 0
Career 10 30 2,440 81.3 77 235 0 0

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