Courtesy: Jeri Thorpe, Athletic Media Relations
Hally Leadbetter continued to improve over the summer of 2012 with a solid showing at the Trans National Amateur Championship at Woodcreek Golf Club in Elgin,S.C. in July. Leadbetter carded 77-85=162 in the stroke play portion of the tournament finishing tied for 67th overall.
As A Freshman (2011-12)
Hally Leadbetter worked her way into seven of Arkansas’ 11 tournaments as a true freshman in 2011-12
Leadbetter opened her collegiate career with the Mercedes-Benz SEC/Pac-12 Challenge. She played in two fall events and qualified for five spring events including the SEC Championship, NCAA Regional Championship and NCAA Championship.
Leadbetter posted a career-low 72 in the third round of the SunTrust Gator Women’s Invitational, helping Arkansas move up the leaderboard in the final round. She shot 224, also her collegiate career-best, at that event as well.
Leadbetter was a member of the Razorback athletic department academic honor roll both semesters and was selected to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll in 2011-12.
Prior to Arkansas
Hally Leadbetter had five top five finishes in Future Collegians World Tour competition and four top 10s in ASGA events. She finished 10th at the AJGA Innisbrook event as a junior and won the IMG Leadbetter Naples event as a senior. Leadbetter earned Golfweek.com Player of the Week honors in March 2011, after shooting a one-over 145 (70-75) at the Plantation Inn Golf Resort winning by one stroke. Leadbetter has finished inside the top five in all four FCWT Tour events in the 2011 summer.
Hally May Napier Leadbetter is the daughter of David and Kelly Leadbetter and has two brothers, Andy and James. Father David runs the David Leadbetter Golf Academy within IMG Academies in Bradenton, Fla. Mother Kelly is a former LPGA Tour professional and current instructor.
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