May 19, 2017 - by
Lydia’s Letter To Her Seven-Year Old Self

SUGAR GROVE, Ill. ( – Florida State senior golfer Lydia Gumm, who has helped the Seminoles to six tournament championships this year, has enjoyed a sensational career as a member of the Seminole women’s golf team.  She owns the fifth best career average in school history, is playing the best golf of her career entering the 2017 NCAA Championship Finals and is the subject a wonderful piece that is currently featured on

Gumm is making her second career appearance in in the finals after leading the Seminoles to a 15th place finish in 2016.  The Seminoles enter the event ranked No. 5 nationally after owning the No. 1 spot in the national ranking earlier this season for the first time in school history.


Lydia’s Letter To Her Seven-Year Old Self

Gumm earned All-ACC honors in 2017 for the second time in her career and enters the 2017 NCAA Championship Finals with a career-low 72.44 stroke average in 32 rounds during 11 events as a senior.  She is the No. 54 ranked golfer in the nation after finishing in a tie for 13th place in the NCAA Columbus Regional Championships.

In addition, she earned her bachelor’s degree in Sport Management from Florida State University on May 6, 2017.

Gumm’s video profile can be viewed here: Lydia Gumm’s Letter To Her Seven Year Old Self

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