May 7, 2017 - by
Amanda Doherty Makes Her Mark As A Freshman

COLUMBUS, Ohio ( – Florida State freshman golfer Amanda Doherty, who will play in her first career NCAA regional championship beginning Monday on the Scarlet Course at Ohio State University, is enjoying one of the best seasons of any freshman in school history.  Her freshman season – which actually began with a phone call to introduce herself to Seminole Head Coach Amy Bond – is chronicled in a video feature on

Insider Layne Herdt brings fans from Doherty’s initial phone call as a high school senior to becoming a member of the Seminoles’ lineup as a freshman on golf’s biggest stage.

No. 5 Florida State begins play in the NCAA Columbus Regional Championship Monday morning as one of five teams that has spent time as the nation’s No. 1 ranked women’s collegiate golf team this year.  It marked the first time in school history the Seminoles had spent time as the top team in the country.


Amanda Doherty Makes Her Mark As A Freshman


Doherty earned a spot in Florida State’s lineup for the Schooner Fall Invitational (the Seminoles’ first event of the fall 2016 season) and has helped Garnet and Gold win a school-record six events.  She has played in each of the Seminoles’ first 10 events of the year and is a big reason why they earned their highest regional seed in school history (No. 2) in the NCAA Columbus Regional Championship.

Doherty’s profile piece can be viewed here: Phone Call Leads To Doherty’s Spot At FSU.

Please note the official tee-times for Monday’s start to the NCAA Columbus Regional Championship have been delayed by at least 90 minutes because of a frost warning in the Columbus area.  The Seminoles will not tee off until at least 10:39. Please check back here at for updated tee times.

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