Stephanie Kono Earns GolfWorld Player of the Week Honors

March 18, 2009

UCLA freshman Stephanie Kono has won GolfWorld national player of the week honors, the magazine announced Wednesday.

Kono, 19, won the UCF Challenge on Mar. 10, firing a final round 66 (-6) to finish one stroke ahead of Florida's Jessica Yadloczky. Kono vaulted from 12th place on the final day and posted a 54-hole total of 208 (-8). She made four birdies over the final seven holes to capture her second title of the season. In November, shw won medalist honors at the Collegiate Match Play Championships after firing consecutive rounds of 66.

The Honolulu, HI native leads the Bruins in scoring average (71.4), rounds under 70 (5), and Top 20 finishes (7). Half of her 20 rounds this season are under par and she is five-under par through seven starts.


EVENT INFORMATION
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Friday, Apr 01
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
1st (-2, 286)
Saturday, Apr 02
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
Story
Sunday, Apr 03
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
2nd in Match Play
Friday, Apr 08
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Story
Saturday, Apr 09
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Story
Sunday, Apr 10
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
1st (-12, 852)
Monday, Apr 18
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Story
Tuesday, Apr 19
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Story
Wednesday, Apr 20
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
2nd (-15, 849)
Thursday, May 05
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Story
Friday, May 06
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Story
Saturday, May 07
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
3rd (+1, 865)
Friday, May 20
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Story
Saturday, May 21
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Story
Sunday, May 22
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Story
Monday, May 23
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
1st (-8, 1,144)
Tuesday, May 24
vs. Oregon
Eugene, OR
Won 4-0-1
Tuesday, May 24
vs. Washington
Eugene, OR
Lost 3-1-1
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS