The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour Alumni Spotlight features University of Louisville's Women’s Golf Athlete
Ellen has been an outstanding player not only on the HJGT tour, but at University of Louisville as well.
Prior to playing at University of Louisville, Ellen had some impressive results during her high school career. Ellen earned 10 letters in golf while maintaining a 4.0 GPA throughout high school. She was a two time Kentucky first team all state selection along with being named the 2013 KHSAA Athlete of the Year for Region 4. Ellen set the course record with a 64 in the second round of the 2014 Kentucky Women's Amateur and later qualified for the U.S. Women's Amateur that year.
During her high school career, Ellen participated in a great number of HJGT Tournaments, and consistently finished with great results. In 2013 Ellen played in 3 tournaments with us, finishing first at the Wildcat Junior Challenge and second at the Louisville Junior Challenge at Oxmoor. In 2015 Ellen finished in first place in all four tournaments she played with the HJGT. Ellen ended her career with the HJGT by taking home first place at the College Prep Series at UK.
At the University of Louisville, Ellen earned her best finish at the Battle of the Bluegrass State, placing 14th, shooting 19-over 163. The Battle of the Bluegrass State also featured her low round (79) of the season. Ellen finished her season with a stroke average of 81 strokes per round.
The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour wishes Ellen the best of luck in the rest of her golfing career!