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Amira Alexander
Amira Alexander

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Alpharetta, Ga.

High School:
Rivers Academy

Height:
5-0

Experience:
3L

04/16/2015

Georgia Travels To SEC Championships On Hot Streak

Georgia Travels To SEC Championships On Hot Streak

04/01/2015

Georgia Golfers Return To Action

Georgia Golfers Return To Action

02/13/2015

Georgia Golfers Head To Puerto Rico

Georgia Golfers Head To Puerto Rico

02/07/2015

Carbajo Ré Wins Lady Bulldog Individual Title

Carbajo Ré Wins Lady Bulldog Individual Title

02/06/2015

Georgia Golfers To Open Spring In Lady Bulldog Individual

Georgia Golfers To Open Spring In Lady Bulldog Individual

2014-15 Highlights
◊ Played in seven tournaments and contributed a team-best 96.4 percent counting rounds.
◊ Also finished second on the team in stroke average (75.67) and top-10 finishes (three).
◊ Georgia's top individual finisher at two events, tying for sixth at the Cardinal Kickoff and tying for 31st at the Stanford Intercollegiate.
◊ Recorded additional top-10 individual efforts at the Lady Bulldog Individual and Seton Hall's Pirate Invitational where she tied for ninth and 10th, respectively.
◊ Represented the U.S. Virgin Islands at the Central American and Caribbean Games over the Thanksgiving holiday break..

2013-14 Highlights
◊ Competed in nine of 12 events, qualifying for the team lineup for 10 tournaments and competing individually at the John Kirk Panther Intercollegiate.
◊ Compiled a 75.79 stroke average with three par-or-better tallies in 24 rounds and notched 68.6 percent counting scores in 21 teams rounds.
◊ Saw her first action of the season at the Stanford Intercollegiate, the final tournament on the Bulldogs' fall slate, and participated in every event thereafter.
◊ Competed in the Dixie Amateur over the holiday break, tying for seventh at the prestigious event. Shot 72-72-73-70 to finish at 1-under 287.
◊ Finished tied atop the leaderboard at the John Kirk Panther Intercollegiate before falling in the first hole of a sudden-death playoff for medalist honors. Birdied two of her final three holes to make the playoff.
◊ Selected as the SEC Golfer of the Week on April 2 following her runner-up finish at the John Kirk Panther Intercollegiate.
◊ Led UGA with back-to-back 73s in the first two rounds of the SEC Championships, placing her 8th through 36 holes.
◊ Wrapped up her sophomore season with a career-best round of 4-under 68 in the final day of the NCAA East Regional in Tallahassee, Fla.
◊ Tied with Harang Lee as Georgia's top individual finisher at the East Regional, placing 24th.
◊ Represented the U.S. Virgin Islands at the 2014 World University Championships in Crans-Montana, Switzerland. Tied for 27th after shooting 73-77-77-76=303.
◊ Finished third individually to help the U.S. Virgin Islands to a third-place team showing at the 2014 Caribbean Amateur Championships.

2012-13 Highlights
◊ Earned a spot in Georgia's playing five for five of six spring events, including both the SECs and the NCAA West Regional.
◊ Registered counting scores in nine of 16 team rounds played, with a season-best tally of 1-over 73 in the second rounds at the LSU Classic and SECs.
◊ Made her collegiate debut at the Lady Bulldog Invitational, where she tied for 10th in the weather-shortened, 18-hole event.
◊ Was tied for 10th individually following two rounds of the SEC Championships, largely due to playing the last two holes at 3-under in the second round.
◊ Registered the only eagle in all three rounds and 3,780 holes of golf contested at the 2013 SEC Championships, taking advantage of a fortunate bounce to do so. Her drive bounced from a cart path crossing the fairway over a creek, leaving the diminutive 5-0 freshman with a 143-yard, 8-iron into the green. She got up-and-down in two to post the lone eagle of 70 golfers in the field.

Pre Collegiate Highlights
◊ Finished as runner-up at the 2012 Georgia Women's Golf after carding rounds of 77-69=146.
◊ Fired rounds of 71-74=145 to tie for sixth at the 2012 Geogia Women's Top-60, a tournament featuring the state's top amateurs.
◊ Member of the Georgia team that captured 2011 USGA Women's State Team Championship at The Landing's Club in Savannah, Ga.
◊ Helped Georgia secure a 29-25 victory over Florida in the annual Georgia-Florida Team Matches in 2011.
◊ Was runner-up at the 2010 Georgia State Golf Association (GSGA) Match Play Championship, the headline of four consecutive strong showings in the event.
◊ In 2009, dropped a 2-up decision to Mariah Stackhouse in the GSGA Match Play quarterfinals.
◊ In 2010, advanced to the GSGA Match Play finals before suffering a 4-and-3 setback to Laura Coble, a perennial premier amateur.
◊ In 2011, suffered a 2-and-1 loss to eventual GSGA Match Play Champion Margaret Shirley.
◊ In 2012, shot 73 to tie for third in qualifying and then advanced to the GSGA Match Play semifinals.
◊ A four-time winner on the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) and Southeastern Junior Golf Tour (SJGT) in 2009-10, capturing top honors at the 2009 SJGT UGA Auto Trader Invitational, the 2009 SJGT Forrest Hill Junior Classic, the 2009 AJGA Junior All-Star at Callaway Gardens and the 2010 SJGT University of Florida Junior Classic.
◊ Also won the 10th Annual Bill Dickey Invitational in 2010.
◊ Notched six top-10 and 12 top-20 finishes in 16 American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) events played between 2008-12.
◊ Finished as runner-up at the 30th Annual Bubba Conlee National Junior in 2010.
◊ Qualified for the 2010 U.S. Women's Amateur by shooting 72 and finishing as runner-up at a sectional qualifier in Roswell, Ga.
◊ Carded rounds of 75-73=148 to tie for 40th in stroke play qualifying at the 2010 U.S. Women's Am. In match play, defeated Stacey Miller in 19 holes in the first round before dropping a 2-and-1 decision to current LPGA player Lizette Salas in the round of 32.

Personal
◊ Born January 20, 1994, Amira is the daughter of Tracy and John Alexander, who played collegiate baseball at Yavapia College and Azusa Pacific University.
◊ Major: Psychology.
◊ Recipient of the Mary B. Dinos Scholarship for 2013-14 and the Vickie and Leon Farmer Scholarship for 2014-15.

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