Whitney Wade
blank Whitney Wade
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Glasgow, Ky.

High School:
Glasgow H.S.

Height:
5-3

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  • 2005 Honorable Mention All-American
  • 2004, 2005 first-team All-SEC
  • 2003 U.S. Women's Open Participant

    2004-05 Season:

  • Named honorable mention All-America by the NGCA.
  • Tabbed first-team All-SEC for a second consecutive year.
  • Led the Bulldogs in top-10s (4), top-20s (7) and percentage of counting rounds (90.0) and was Georgia's top individual finisher at the final three events - the Bryan National, SECs and NCAA West Regional.
  • Equaled her career-low with a 68 in the final round of the SECs to vault from 23rd to fourth in the individual field.
  • Recipient of the Vickie and Leon Farmer Scholarship.

    2003-04 Season:

  • Became the first Georgia freshman to earn first-team All-SEC honors since LPGA Tour member Angela Jerman in 1999.
  • The only Georgia golfer to play in all 12 events, leading the team in average (74.24), counters (.940), par-or-better rounds (11), team-low rounds (13) and top-10s (4).
  • The only Bulldog to go undefeated at the Hooters National Match Play where Georgia was the runner-up.
  • Hit a four-foot birdie putt on No. 18 of her first-round match at the Match Play secure the win for UGA. Said Todd McCorkle: "If she makes it, we win. If she misses, we lose. It was one of the most exciting things I've ever seen in team golf."
  • During the post-season, led Georgia at the NCAA West Regional and the SECs.
  • Recipient of the Vickie and Leon Farmer Scholarship.

    Prep/Amateur:

  • Named first-team AJGA Polo Golf All-America in 2002 after being a second-team selection in 2001 and an honorable mention choice in 2000 and 1999.
  • Participated in the 2003 U.S. Open where she shot 81-79=160 to miss the cut. Made the field by firing 145 to finish third in a sectional qualifying.
  • Competed in the 2003, 2004 and 2005 U.S. Women's Amateurs.
  • Participated in the 2001, 2002 and 2003 U.S. Girls' Juniors, including reaching the quarterfinals in 2001.
  • Posted eight wins and eight more top-10 finishes in 23 AJGA and national level events between 1999-2003.
  • Represented the U.S. in the 2002 PING Junior Solheim Cup and a member of the East team at the 2001 and 2002 Canon Cups.
  • Made national headlines when - as a nine-year-old fourth-grader at Happy Valley Elementary - she was a member of Glasgow High's team at the 1994 Kentucky State Championships.
  • That was the first of her nine trips to the State Tourney.
  • While actually in high school, led Glasgow to four straight team titles and captured medalist honors as a sophomore and junior. Also finished as runner-up in the seventh, eighth and ninth grades and placed third as a senior.
  • Won the Kentucky Women's Amateur as a 13-year-old and repeated as champion the following two years.

    Personal:

  • Born August 14, 1985, Whitney is the daughter of Mark and Vickie Wade.
  • Has two brothers: Wes (23) and Andrew (13).
  • Major: Public RelationsMajor: Speech Communication.
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