National Champions

National Champions (1 Team; 3 Individual)

1981 AIAW National Championships

Terri Moody moved atop the leaderboard midway through the second round of the 1981 AIAW National Championships on the UGA Golf Course and held off a late charge from Miami's Patti Rizzo to win Georgia's first-ever individual national title by a female student-athlete in any sport. Moody was among a group of five golfers tied for second following an opening-round 73 but grabbed a one-stroke lead over Rizzo with a 72 on her second loop.

The Athens native maintained that advantage when she and Rizzo both carded third-round 75s. On the final day, Rizzo's 75 knotted the score atop the leaderboard and forced a three-hole playoff. Moody completed the trio of holes at 1-under while Rizzo was 1-over.

1984 NCAA Championships

Cindy Schreyer capped her junior season with a dramatic win at the 1984 NCAA Championships. Schreyer won a three-hole playoff with SMU's Martha Foyer and Miami's Michele Bertroitti with a birdie at No. 12. Schreyer had battled Arizona State's Heather Farr through most of the tournament. Farr carded an opening-round score of 71, a course record at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club in Tarpon Springs, Fla. Schreyer, who was among seven golfers tied for eighth after the first day, rebounded to break the course record with a second-round 70 to knot herself with Farr on the leaderboard. Farr regained a one-shot lead following the third round. While Schreyer shot 76 in the final round, Foyer and Berteotti carded 75s to force the playoff.

Farr slipped to fourth with a 79, two strokes off the playoff-forcing score of 297.

1992 NCAA Championships

Vicki Goetze turned in one of the most impressive single rounds in the history of women's collegiate golf en route to capturing top individual honors at the 1992 NCAA Championships on Arizona State University's Karsten Golf Course. Goetze and Stanford's Audrey Wooding led following first-round, 3-under 69s; however, Annika Sorenstam of Arizona grabbed a three-shot advantage with a second-round 68. Sorenstam maintained that lead after both she and Goetze shot 72s in the third round. Goetze then torched the course with a 7-under 65 on the fourth day to top Sorenstam by three shots. Goetze's effort remains the Bulldogs' low single-round tally of all time.

2001 NCAA Championships

The 2001 Bulldogs utilized three rounds of consistent golf to place themselves in contention and then used a spectacular final-round effort to win UGA's first-ever national title in women's golf. Georgia shot 298 and was among three teams tied for fourth after the first round but climbed to sole possession of third after posting a second-round 295. The Dogs improved to 293 in the third round but still trailed top-ranked Duke by four strokes entering the final 18 holes. Georgia seized contol early in the final round, tying the Blue Devils by No. 5 and then surging to a three-shot lead at No. 6. Duke never got closer than two shots thereafter. Georgia clinched the title with steely resolve. After a trio of bogeys at No. 16, UGA played the par-5 No. 17 at 3-under to all but seal the title. The Bulldogs' closing 290 was six shots better than any other team, as Reilley Rankin and Summer Sirmons carded a pair of 72s, while Laura Henderson and Angela Jerman both shot 73. All four of those Bulldogs finished among the top 18 individuals.

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