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FRIDA KINHULT

Frida Kinhult

(Updated August 2018)
height
5-6
year
Freshman
hometown
Fiskebäckskil, Sweden
high school
Korrespondensgymnasiet

STATISTICS

(As of November 3, 2018)

Year Events Rounds Strokes Avg. Low Top 10
2018-19 4 11 757 68.82 65 4
Totals 4 11 757 68.82 65 4

 

KINHULT IN THE SEMINOLE RECORD BOOK

Single Round Score — T1st — 65 (Second Round; Jim West Challenge, Oct. 28, 2018)
Two Round (36 Hole) Score — T1st — 136 (71-65) (2018 Jim West Challenge, first and second rounds; Jim West Challenge, October 28, 2018)
Three Round Tournament Score vs. Par — T1st — -14 — (Jim West Challenge, Fall 2018)
Three Round Tournament Score — T2 — 202 (2018 Jim West Challenge, Oct. 28-29, 2018)
Single Round Score — T7 — 66 (Third Round; Jim West Challenge, Oct. 29, 2018)

HONORS

ACC Co-Golfer of the Month (October, 2018)

ON KINHULT (CAREER AVERAGE: 68.82 / CAREER LOW: 65)

The highest ranked player to ever attend Florida State…ranked No. 2 on the European Golf Ranking scale and No. 8 on the World Amateur Golf Ranking poll…led Sweden to a tied for 11th place team finish in the 2018 World Amateur Team Championships in Ireland…finished tied for 30th in the individual standings at the 2018 World Amateur Team Championships…led Sweden to the 2018 European Ladies Team Championship – where she also won the stroke play championship…earned championships at the 2017 Skandia Junior Girls Open, 2017 European Girls Team Championship, 2017 Swedish Junior Girls Stroke Play Championship and the 2017 and 2018 Spanish Amateur Ladies International Championship…won both the stroke play and match play portions of the 2018 Spanish Amateur Ladies International Championship…her victory at the 2017 Spanish Open earned her an invitation in to the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open where she made the cut and finished in a tie for seventh place in the individual standings…after winning the 2017 amateur contest in Spain, she accepted an invitation to play on the Ladies European Tour…played on the Swedish National future-team beginning in 2013 at age 14 and elevated to the national team in 2015.

SUMMER 2018

Played in the 2018 British Women’s Open at the Royal Lytham and St. Annes Golf Club in Lancashire, England… led Sweden to a tied for 11th place team finish in the 2018 World Amateur Team Championships in Ireland…finished tied for 30th in the individual standings at the 2018 World Amateur Team Championships…finished even par in the WATC with scores of 74-71-73-72=290…one of only 34 players in the 170-player field to finish at par or better.

Fall 2018 (SEASON AVERAGE: 68.82 / SEASON LOW: 65)

The top freshman in the nation during the fall 2018 season…named the ACC Co-Golfer of the Month for October 2018…earned a stroke average of 68.82 strokes per round and was a total of 29 strokes under par for the Seminoles’ four match fall season…earned her first career individual championship with a 14 under par winning score of 202 to claim the title at the Jim West Challenge…tied the Seminoles’ school records for lowest round (65 in the second round of the Jim West Challenge) and par finish in a single tournament (14 under par in the Jim West Challenge)…finished in the top 10 in each of her first four appearances as a Seminole (first in the Jim West Challenge, tied for fifth in the Stanford Intercollegiate, tied for ninth in the Cougar Fall Classic and tied for 10th in the Schooner Fall Classic)…played in her first career match as a Seminole at the Cougar Fall Classic hosted by the College of Charleston…led the Seminoles with seven of 11 scores carded in the 60’s…finished in a tie for ninth in the individual standings of the Cougar Fall Classic with a two-round total of 139 (71-68)…her total in the Cougar Fall Classic included the first eagle of her Florida State career in the second round of the event…the event was shortened to two rounds because of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on the coasts of both North and South Carolina…shot two of three scores in the 60’s in finishing in a tied for 10th place in the Schooner Fall Classic…score of 67 in the first round of the Schooner Fall Classic had her in a tie for sixth place in the individual standings…totaled a 1 over par 72 in the second round (for a 36-hole total of 139) of the Schooner Fall Classic…carded a 68 in the third round and finished with a 6 under par score of 207 — good for a tie for 10th place in the individual standings in the Schooner Fall Classic…the Seminoles’ No. 1 player in the lineup at the Stanford Intercollegiate…carded a 69 in the first round of the Stanford Intercollegiate…was in a tie for sixth place after the first round of the Stanford Intercollegiate…a 73 in the second round moved her into a tie for 13th place with a 142 total for 36 holes…finished in a tied for fifth place with a 209 total (-4 under par) and two rounds under par at the Stanford Intercollegiate…carded a 67 in the third round of the event to gain her first career top 5 finish…tied the school record with a 65 in the second round of the Jim West Challenge…a two-round total of 136 for an 8 under par score in the first 36 holes had her in first place in the individual standings of the Jim West Challenge…earned the first win of her career at the Jim West Challenge…totaled scores of 71-65-66 for a three-round total of 14 under par 202…tied the school record with her 14 under par score…tied Morgane Metraux who carded a 14 under par score of 201 in the 2016 Schooner Fall Classic…the fourth freshman in school history to win an individual championship….Kinhult joined an exclusive club of Seminole freshmen who have earned individual championships (four-time All-American Caroline Westrup, Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic; March 26, 2006, two-time All-American Matilda Castren, Florida State Match-Up, Feb. 16, 2014; and Kayla Jones, Mo Morial Invitational, Sept. 10, 2014)…averaged 68.82 strokes in 11 rounds during four tournaments.

BEFORE FLORIDA STATE

Completed her high school degree requirements at the upper secondary school of Korrespondensgymnasiet in her native Sweden in 2018…has competed in the sport of golf at an extremely high level since she was 13 years old…named the Swedish Rookie of the Year in 2014, the Player of the Year in 2017 and earned the Annika Sorenstam Trophy in 2017…a member of the European Girls Championship Team in 2015, 2016 and 2017…played as a member of the European Ladies Championship Team in 2018…a member of the Junior Vagliano Team in 2015, the Junior Ryder Cup Team in 2016 and the PING Junior Solheim Cup Team in 2017…a member of the European Junior Ryder Cup Team in 2016…a member of the Patsy Hankins Trophy team in both 2016 and 2018…earned the individual championship at the 2015 Sontenas Junior Open…played in the 2015 British Girls Championship where she won the stroke play portion of the event and finished in a tie for fifth in the match play part of the championship…an incredible start to her junior career in 2013…won the championships of the Skandia Tour, the Onsjo Junior Open and the Swedish Girls U14 Championship and finished in second place in the Finnish U14 Junior International Girls’ Championship.

PERSONAL

Born September 25, 1999…Frida is the daughter of Ingela Eriksson and Mikael Kinhult…her mother is an economist and her father is a golf teaching professional…her dad has excelled as a teaching pro for the last 27 years…currently he concentrates on coaching Frida and Marcus…her mom, also a golfer, is an eight handicap…her brother, Marcus, is a professional golfer who plays on the European Tour and played for Sweden in the 2014 Youth Olympics…competed in table tennis before turning her focus to golf at age 13…an ice hockey fan whose favorite team is Frolunda in the Swedish Hockey League…coincidently, her favorite hockey team has the symbol of an Indian – similar to that of the symbol of the Florida State Seminoles…from Skaftö which is a small island on the west coast of Sweden just north of Gothenburg…selected Florida State over Arizona, Oklahoma State, South Carolina and LSU.

WHAT'S IN FRIDA'S BAG

Driver: Ping G400 LST. Wood: Ping G30 (3 Wood and 5 Wood). Hybrid: None. Irons: Ping iBlade and 1210. Wedges: Ping Glide Forged. Putter: Nike. Ball: Titleist Pro V1. Favorite Club: 7 Iron. Superstition: Too Many. Ball Marker: A line under the word Titleist and a dot on each side of the line

FALL 2018

Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish
Cougar Classic 71-68 -5 139 T9
Schooner Fall Classic 67-72-68 -6 207 T10
Stanford Intercollegiate 69-73-67 -4 209 T5
Jim West Challenge 71-65-66 -14 202 1

FRIDA KINHULT BY THE NUMBERS

  • Round: 65 (Jim West Challenge, Fall 2018)
  • 36 Holes: 136 (Jim West Challenge, Fall 2018)
  • Tournament Score: 202 (Jim West Challenge, Fall 2018)
  • Tournament Score vs Par: -14 (Jim West Challenge, Fall 2018)
  • Best Finish: 1 (Jim West Challenge, Fall 2018)
  • Top 5 Finishes: 1 (Last, 1, Jim West Challenge, Fall 2018)
  • Top 10 Finishes: 4 (Last, 1, Jim West Challenge, Fall 2018)
  • Top 20 Finishes: 4 (Last T1, Jim West Challenge, Fall 2018)

FRIDA KINHULT AS FLORIDA STATE'S LEADER

  • Fall 2018, Schooner Fall Classic (T10)
  • Fall 2018, Stanford Intercollegiate (T5)
  • Fall 2018, Jim West Challenge (1)

FRIDA KINHULT'S EAGLES AT FLORIDA STATE

  • Fall 2018, Cougar Fall Classic, Second Round, Hole No. 9, September 10, 2018

FRIDA KINHULT'S BEST ROUNDS AT FLORIDA STATE

  • First Round: 67 (Schooner Fall Classic, Fall 2018)
  • Second Round: 65 (Jim West Challenge, Fall 2018)
  • Third Round: 66 (Jim West Challenge, Fall 2018)

FRIDA KINHULT'S SCORES IN THE 60's

  • 65: 2nd Round, Jim West Challenge, Fall 2018
  • 66: 3rd Round, Jim West Challenge, Fall 2018
  • 67: 1st Round, Schooner Fall Classic, Fall 2018
  • 67: 3rd Round, Stanford Intercollegiate, Fall 2018
  • 68: 2nd Round, Cougar Classic, Fall 2018
  • 68: 3rd Round, Schooner Fall Classic, Fall 2018
  • 69: 1st Round, Stanford Intercollegiate, Fall 2018