(As of January 21, 2019)
Career Stroke Average — 2nd — 73.01
Single Season Stroke Average — 4th — 72.09 (2018-18)
Single Round Score — T6th — 66 (Second Round; The Dickson Intercollegiate, Feb. 28, 2017) (Second Round; NCAA Tallahassee Regional, May 9, 2018) (Cougar Classic, Fall 2018)
Two Round (36 Hole) Score — 1st — 135 (69-66) (2018 NCAA Tallahassee Regional; first and second rounds, May 7-9, 2018)
Three Round Tournament Score — T6th — 206 (2018 NCAA Tallahassee Regional, May 7-9, 2018)
Three Round Tournament Score vs. Par — T6th — -10 (2018 NCAA Tallahassee Regional, May 7-9, 2018)
2016 Academic President’s List Honors (Fall)
2017 Academic President’s List Honors (Spring)
2017 Academic President’s List Honors (Fall)
2018 Academic Dean’s List Honors (Spring)
2017, 2018 All-ACC Academic Women’s Golf Team
2017, 2018 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2017, 2018 WGCA All-America Scholar-Athlete Team
2018 All-American Honorable Mention (GolfWeek)
2018 All-NCAA Championships Tallahassee Regional Honors
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Earned All-American Honorable Mention honors from GolfWeek in 2018…an All-ACC honoree for the first time in her career in 2018 who is one of the nation’s top golfers as a junior…is ranked second in school history with a 73.05 stroke average through the first three events of her junior season…her scoring average in her first collegiate season (74.26) is the third lowest by a freshman in school history during the 2017 season… her sophomore season average of 72.09 is the fourth lowest single season average in school history…has played 24 consecutive events (each tournament of her first two seasons) entering the 2018-19 season…has played in two ACC Championships, two NCAA Regional Championships (in Columbus in 2017 and Tallahassee in 2018) and two NCAA Championship Finals (at Sugar Grove, Ill., in 2017 and in Stillwater Okla., in 2018)…helped the Seminoles to a second place finish in the ACC Championships she has played in (2017 and 2018), to a second place finish in the 2018 NCAA Tallahassee Regional Championships and to a tied for 12th place finish in the 2018 NCAA Championship Finals…career-low of 66 has come twice – in the Spring 2017 Dickson Intercollegiate and the Spring 2018 NCAA Tallahassee Regional Championship…career best for a 36 hole score (135), a three-round tournament gross score (206) and a three-round tournament score vs. par (-10) all came in the Seminoles’ second-place finish at the NCAA Tallahassee Regional Championship at the Don Veller Seminole Golf Club in the spring of 2018…has earned four top-five career finishes with all four coming in the spring of 2018 (second at the Florida State Match-Up; tied for second at the Brickyard Collegiate, tied for fourth at the NCAA Tallahassee Regional Championship and tied for fifth at the ACC Championships)…under par finishes eight times (once in the fall of 2016, once during the spring of 2017, twice during the fall of 2017 and four times in the spring of 2018)…the first hole-in-one of her Seminole career came in the first round of the 2017 Schooner Fall Classic on hole No 17 at the Belmar Golf Club in Norman, Okla…totaled three of her four career eagles during her sophomore season…the No. 1 ranked high school golfer in the state of Georgia in 2016…played in the 2016 U.S. Women’s Amateur at Rolling Green Golf Club in Springfield, Pa….ranked as high as No. 45 on Golfweek’s top-50 recruit list for the class of 2016…two-time individual state champion in the state of Georgia in 2014 and 2016…won the state of Georgia Class 1A individual championship and led her team to the championship in 2016…won the individual state championship in 2016 by a five-stroke margin…won the individual state championship and led her team to a fourth place team finish in 2014…qualified for and made the cut in the U.S. Girl’s Junior Championship…played in the 2015, 2016 and 2018 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championships…played in the U.S. Women’s Four-Ball Amateur Championship in 2016…finished in fourth place in the stroke play portion and advanced to the match play portion of the 2016 Four-Ball Championship…earned three top-five finishes in the AGJA Tour…won two individual championships on the Florida Junior Tour in 2014…earned one win and two top-three finishes on the Southeastern Junior Golf Tour in 2013…her individual championship came at the Brunswick Junior Classic in 2014…also finished second at the Crabapple Junior Classic in 2013…earned one individual championship on the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour in 2013…the Player of the Year as named by the Country Club of Roswell in 2012, 2013 and 2014…advanced to the round of eight in the championship flight of the Women’s Southern Amateur in 2016…won the individual championship at the Judson Collegiate Invitational at the Country Club of Roswell in Georgia in 2016…shot scores of 70-73-70 for an even par total of 213 at the Judson Collegiate…earned President’s List Academic honors in the fall of 2016, the spring of 2017 and the fall of 2017 with a perfect 4.0 grade point averages in all three semesters…earned Dean’s List Honors in the fall of 2017 and the spring of 2018…named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll in 2017 and 2018…named to the 2017 and 2018 All-ACC Academic Women’s Golf Team…named to the 2017 and 2018 All-American Scholar Athlete Team by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association…presented with the Golden Nole for the women’s golf team in 2018…the award presented to a member of each Seminole athletic team and represents significant contributions on the golf course, in the classroom and in the community…averages 73.17 strokes in 70 rounds during 24 events entering her junior season.
Played in the U.S. Women’s Amateur for the second time in her career at Rolling Green Golf Club in Springfield, Pa…carded scores of 74-80 but did not make the cut…won the individual championship at the Judson Collegiate Invitational at the Country Club of Roswell.
Played in all four events as she broke into the Seminoles’ lineup as a true freshman…earned two top-10 finishes in helping the Seminoles to three team championships in four events…the Seminoles’ gained team championships at the Schooner Fall Classic, the Jim West Challenge and the Cardinal Cup…career-best finish (tied for sixth) came in the Jim West Challenge…a second consecutive top-10 finish (tied for 10th) came in the second-ending Cardinal Cup…first career under par score of 70 came in the second round of the Cougar Fall Classic and her first career score in the 60’s came as a 69 in the third round of the Jim West Challenge…her best event came at the Jim West Challenge where she carded season-bests for a single round (69 in the third round), for 36 holes (142 in the first two rounds) and total career-best for a three-round tournament scored (211), a three-round tournament vs. par (minus five) and for the best finish of her career (tied for sixth)…finished with three rounds at par or better (70-72-69) for the first time in her career as she finished as the Seminoles’ second leading finisher in the individual standings…played well in consecutive events at the Cougar Fall Classic (217, tied for 27) and in the Jim West Challenge (211, tied for sixth)…was a total of four strokes under par in those two events…at or below par in all three rounds (70-72-69) in finishing in a tied for sixth place in the individual standings of the Jim West Challenge…second career top-10 finish in the season-ending Cardinal Cup with a 70 in the final round of the event…was her fourth round in the first 12 of her career under par…averaged 73.50 strokes in 12 rounds during four tournaments…
Fell to Taylor Tomlinson, 6&4, in a match-play event against Florida on April 7, 2017… No. 3 Florida State defeated No. 6 Florida by a 3-2 margin…
Fell to Lisa Maguire, 3&1, of Duke at the Northwestern Quad Match on April 29, 2017 at the Lake Shore Country Club in Glencoe, Ill…No. 9 Duke defeated No. 5 Florida State, 4-1, in match play…
Played in her first career NCAA Championship Finals in 2017…played in each of the Seminoles’ eight events in her first spring season with the Seminoles in helping Florida State to the NCAA Championship Finals…helped Florida State to a school-record tying second place finish in her first career ACC Championship tournament at The Reserve at Pawleys Island…the second place finish tied Florida State’s school record for best finish in an ACC Championship…career-best single round score of 66 came in the opening round of the Dickson Intercollegiate…her score of 66 was tied for the second best single round score of the spring season among her teammates…posted a season-best three-round score of two-under par (213) at The Dickson Intercollegiate where she finished tied for seventh place…came within two strokes and was one individual place in the individual standings from tying her career bests which came at the Jim West Challenge in the fall of 2016…shot 75 or better in all 14 of her rounds during the regular season was in second place in the individual standings after shooting a first round score of 66 at the Dickson Intercollegiate…moved into a tie for seventh place after a second round 75 and finished in a tie for seventh place with her three-round total of 213…under par at the Dickson (minus two) for the second time in her career…she was also a career-best minus five in finishing in a tie for sixth place at the fall 2016 Jim West Challenge…two scores in the 60’s with a career-best 66 in the first round of the Dickson Intercollegiate and a second round 69 at the Florida State Match-Up…helped the Seminoles to team championships at both events…one top-10 finish came at the Dickson Intercollegiate to bring her career total to three (Jim West Chellenge, Cardinal Cup and the Dickson)…finished in the top 15 in four of the six tournaments and earned her season-high finish of tied for seventh at The Dickson Intercollegiate…top 15 finishes also came at the Florida Challenge at the Black Diamond Ranch in Lecanto, Fla. (tied for 12th) the Florida State Match-Up at Don Veller Seminole Golf Course in Tallahassee (tied for 13th) and at The Clemson Invitational (tied for 15th)…three of the four times that Doherty finished in the top 15 resulted in Florida State team tournament victories (at the Florida State Match-Up, the Dickson Intercollegiate and in the Clemson Invitational)…ranked fifth overall in scoring on the Florida State team for the season with a stroke average of 74.65 in 23 rounds during eight tournaments.
Played in the 2017 North & South Amateur Championship on Pinehurst No. 2 at the Pinehurst (N.C.) Resort…
Florida State’s leading golfer with a career-low 72.08 stroke average, with 10 of 12 rounds scored 75 or better and earned the first hole-in-one of her collegiate career in the first round of the Schooner Fall Classic…also earned the second eagle of her career at the Stanford Intercollegiate…played in all four events for the Seminoles – the Ocean Course Intercollegiate, the Schooner Fall Classic, the ANNIKA Intercollegiate and the Stanford Intercollegiate…Florida State’s leading golfer at the ANNIKA Intercollegiate (tied for 11th place) and the Stanford Intercollegiate (tied for 15th) and tied for the Seminoles’ individual lead in the Ocean Course Invitational…third career top-10 finish came at the Ocean Course Intercollegiate with scores of 78-70-72 for a 1-over par total of 220…improved her individual standing throughout the three-round tournament…was in a tie for 49th after a first round score of 78…moved up in a tie for 20th place with a second round score of 70 and a two-round total of 148…her 3-under par score of 70 in the third round moved her into the top-10 of the individual standings…helped the Seminoles to a second place finish in the team standings with her tied for 10th place finish…consecutive under par finishes for the first time in her career with a 1-under par total of 212 at the Schooner Fall Classic and a 1-under par total of 215 at the ANNIKA Intercollegiate…outstanding play in finishing in a tied for 16th place in the individual standings to lead the Seminoles to a fifth place finish in the team standings at the Schooner Fall Classic…scores of 71-71-70 for a three-round total of 212…Doherty played a solid first round of with her first career hole-in-one, one birdie and 13 more holes scored at par in earning a 71…she was never more than two strokes over par and her hole-in-one on her second to last hole brought her score to even par for the round… carded a team-high six birdies in the second round and carded a second consecutive score of 71…played her best golf of the tournament with a 1-under par score of 70 in the final round for a 1-under par total of 212…carded three rounds at par or better – 71-71-70 – the only Seminole to do so during the Schooner Fall Classic…Florida State’s leader with a tied for ninth place finish in the individual standings at the ANNIKA Intercollegiate…continued to sizzle during the fall season as he carded her fourth consecutive score of 71 or better and was in a tie for sixth place in the individual standings after the first round…was nearly perfect during the round with two birdies and 17 holes played at par or better…she was never above par and, after a birdie on her 11th hole of the day, was below par for her final eight holes of the day…closed her round at 1-under par over her final 13 holes…totaled a team-high six birdies and was below par during virtually the entire third round as she carded a 70 in the final round…scored par on her first two holes, birdied her third hole and was at minus-four when she made the turn…carded two birdies after the turn and was at or below par on 14 of her 18 holes…again led the Seminoles with a tied for 15th place finish at the Stanford Intercollegiate…carded the second best score of her career, a 3-under par 68, in the second round of the Stanford Intercollegiate to bring her two-day total to 142…carded four birdies and one eagle in coming within two strokes of tying her career-best round of 66….was 1-under par with two birdies on her front nine and 2-under par with two birdies and the second eagle of her career on the back nine…finished the tournament with a three-round total of 218…her scores of 74-68-76 allowed her to finish in the top-15 of the individual standings for the second consecutive event and for the third time in four events during the fall season…she did not finish lower than 16th in any of the Seminoles’ four events and finished the season a total of only four strokes over par…averaged a career-low 72.08 strokes in 12 rounds during four tournaments.
Earned All-American Honorable Mention (GolfWeek) and All-ACC honors as she enjoyed the best season of her career…her average of 72.09 ranks as the fourth lowest stroke average for a single season in school history…finished below par in four of eight events and even or better at par in five of eight events…helped lead the Seminoles to a second place finish in the ACC Championship, a second place finish in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional and a tied for 12th place finish in the NCAA Championships…ranked second on the team with a 72.09 stroke average in 23 rounds during eight events…led the Seminoles in rounds scored at par (16 of 23, .696 percent) and was tied for second on the team with 17 rounds scored at par or better (17 of 23, .739 percent)…led the Seminoles with five rounds carded in the 60’s…tied her career-best score for a single round with a 66 in the second round of the NCAA Tallahassee Regional in helping the Seminoles advance to the 2018 NCAA Championship finals…owns the school record for low round in an NCAA Regional Championship (along with Seminole All-American Morgane Metraux) with a 66 in the third round of the NCAA Tallahassee regional Championship on May 9, 2018…two-round career-best with a 135 (69-66) in the first two rounds of the NCAA Tallahassee Regional Championship…best career-three round tournament score of 206 and best score vs. par of -10 came in the finishing in a tie for fourth place in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional Championship…her minus 10 strokes under par score of 206 is tied for the sixth best gross score and tied for the sixth best score vs. par in school history…her score of 206 is tied for the best three-round tournament score in an NCAA Regional Championship in school history…finished in a career-best second place twice – at the Florida State Match-Up and while playing as an individual in the Brickyard Collegiate…finished as the Seminoles’ leading golfer in four different events – the Florida State Match-Up (tied for fourth), the Clemson Invitational (tied for 15th), the Brickyard Collegiate (tied for second) and the NCAA Tallahassee Regional Championship (tied for fourth)…totaled two eagles during the season – in the third round of the Florida State Match-Up on February 10, 2018 and in the first round of the NCAA Tallahassee Regional Championship on May 7, 2018…helped lead Florida State to a fifth place team finish in the Florida State Match-Up at the Don Veller Seminole Golf Course in Tallahassee with the first second place finish of her career…carded three under par scores of 71-69-68 for a total of 208 in finishing as the runner-up in the in the individual standings…was in a tie for 11th in the individual standings with a 1 under par 71, moved into fifth place with a second round 69 (and a 140 total) and closed the event with a 68 to move into second place in the final individual standings…second career second place finish came while playing as an individual (the entire Seminoles’ team played as individuals) as she carded a 1 under par score of 215…finished only two strokes behind the leader (Morgan Baxendale) in the race for her first career title…first career top-five finish in the ACC Championship with an even par score of 215 to lead the Seminoles to a school-record tying second place finish in the conference championship at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, N.C…was tied for eighth after her first round score of 72, moved into third place with her second round score of 67 (and 139 total) and finished in fifth place with her score of 77 (and 216 total) in the third round…under par in all three rounds of the 2018 NCAA Tallahassee Regional with scores of 69-66-71 for a three round total of a personal best 206…tied for seventh after the first round, tied for second after the second round and finished in a tied for fifth place with a third round 71 and 206 total…averaged 72.09 strokes in 23 rounds during eight tournaments.
Won the championship of the Georgia Top 60 Women’s Classic with scores of 65-69 for a two-day total of 134…her score of 134 ranks as the lowest in the 37-year history of the event…the event was played at the Manor Golf and Country Club in Alpharetta. Ga. …was the only golfer in the 60-player field to shoot two rounds in the 60’s…advanced to match play in the 116th North & South Amateur Championship at the famed Pinehurst Golf Club…finished in a tie for 10th place in two rounds of stroke play with scores of 75-75…marked the second time in her career that she had played in the prestigious North & South Championship…played in the US Amateur at the Country Club of Tennessee…carded scores of 75-72 during stroke play for a total of 147…marked the third time in her career that she played in the event.
Played in all four of Florida State’s matches and finished with the third lowest stroke average among her teammates for the season…has played in 29 consecutive events – each tournament of her career since her arrival at Florida State a freshman…finished in a tie for third place in the individual standings at the season-opening Cougar Fall Classic with scores of 70-66=136…her second round score of 66 in the second round tied her career-low for a single round…the event was shortened to two rounds because of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on the coasts of North and South Carolina…her tied for third finish in the Cougar Fall Classic was the fifth top-five and third top-three finish of her career…three birdies on her last four holes to finish with a 74 in the second round for a 151 total in her first 36 holes at the Schooner Fall Classic…carded a 69 with a team-high five birdies in the second round of the Stanford Intercollegiate…improved her individual standing from a tie for 50th place to a tie for 27th place with her second round score in the Stanford Intercollegiate…finished in a tie for 13th place in the individual standings of the Stanford Intercollegiate with scores of 75-69-70 for a three-round total of 214 (+1)…scores of 69-73 for a 142 total in the first two rounds of the Jim West Challenge had her in a tie for ninth place in the individual standings…finished in a tie for 19th place in the individual standings at the Jim West Challenge with an even par score of 216…has scored even par or lower in 11 career tournaments…totaled three scores in the 60’s (66 in the second round of the Cougar Fall Classic, 69 in the second round of the Stanford Intercollegiate and 69 in the first round of the Jim West Challenge) to bring her career total to 12 rounds scored in the 60’s…averaged 72.00 strokes in 11 rounds during four tournaments.
Won the individual title at the prestigious South Atlantic Amateur Championship at the Oceanside Country Club in Ormond Beach, Fla. on January 19, 2019…she carded scores of 72-76-71-69 for e four-round total of 288 to win the prestigious championship…won the title by three strokes over Alex Pano
Graduated from The Galloway School in 2016…the State of Georgia 1A private school regional champion and led her team to the 1A team championship in 2016…also won the 2014 1A private school state championship on a one hole playoff and led her team to a fourth place finish in the team standings in 2014…the 1A private schools state championship runner-up and led The Galloway School to a third place finish in the team standings at the state championships in 2013…earned All-State honors in Class 1A by the Georgia High School Golf Coaches Association in 2014…earned Female Athlete of the Week honors by the Northside Neighbor newspaper in May of 2013 and June of 2014…named the Athlete of the Week by the Northside Neighbor in May of 2016.
Born September 16, 1997…Amanda is the daughter of Laura and Mike Doherty…a sister, Hannah, is a freshman tennis player at Centre College in Kentucky…a member of the student association in 2013 at the Galloway School…received the Headmaster’s Letter of Commendation in 2015…plays the guitar and enjoys drawing…chose Florida State over North Carolina and Auburn…major is sport management…
Driver: Ping G20 Wood: Ping G20’s Hybrid:Ping G25 Irons: Ping 120’s Wedges: Cleveland 588’s Putter: Scotty Cameron Golo 55 Ball: Titleist Pro V1 Favorite Club: 9 Iron Superstition:I always have to start a round with seven golf balls in my bag
|Schooner Fall Classic||73-78-78||+16||229||T52|
|Cougar Fall Classic||75-70-72||+1||217||T27|
|Jim West Challenge||70-72-69||-5||211||T6|
|Florida State Match-Up||73-69-74||E||216||T13|
|The Dickson Intercollegiate||66-75-72||-2||213||T7|
|Notre Dame Clover Cup||73-74-74||+5||221||T26|
|NCAA Columbus Regional Championships||75-77-72||+8||224||T13|
|NCAA Championship Finals||90-78-83||+35||251||129|
|Ocean Course Invitational||78-70-72||+1||220||T10|
|Schooner Fall Classic||71-71-70||-1||212||T16|
|Florida State Match-Up||71-69-68||-8||208||2|
|The Dickson Intercollegiate||80||+8||80||T76|
|Evans Derby Experience||71-71-75||+1||217||T26|
|NCAA Tallahassee Regional Championships||69-66-71||-10||206||T4|
|NCAA Championship Finals||74-77-76-76||+15||303||T56|
|Schooner Fall Classic||77-74-75||+13||226||T73|
|Jim West Challenge||69-73-74||E||216||T19|