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PUK LYNG THOMSEN

Puk Lyng Thomsen

height
5-3
year
Freshman
hometown
Frederikshavn, Denmark
high school
Frederikshavn Business School

STATISTICS

(As of April 20, 2019)

Year Events Rounds Strokes Avg. Low Top 10
2018-19 7 19 1,432 75.37 70 1
Totals 7 19 1,432 75.37 70 1

 

ON THOMSEN (CAREER AVERAGE: 75.37 / LOW ROUND: 70)

The No. 7 ranked player on the European Golf Association — a ranking that is based upon the World Amateur Golf Ranking…the No. 26 ranked player on the European Golf Ranking scale…has been ranked as high as 13th in the world on the WAGR…one of the most accomplished junior golfers in the world and one of the top ranked players who will play golf at Florida State…her incredible success and international experience speaks for itself…has a personality to mark her immense success as she, by her nature, makes her teammates better as players and people…has an incredible drive to become a great golfer and an even better teammate…finished in a tie for seventh place in the individual standings at the 2014 World Junior Golf Championships as she finished the event with a 3-under par score of 69…helped Denmark to a fourth place team finish in the 2014 World Championships behind the United States, Sweden and Canada…finished in third place in the 2017 French International Lady Juniors as she finished that event with a 3-under par 68 in the final round… played in the 2017 U.S. Women’s Amateur at the San Diego Country Club.

FALL 2018 (SEASON AVERAGE: 79.20 / LOW ROUND: 75)

Played in two of Florida State’s four fall matches — the Cougar Classic and the Stanford Intercollegiate…best singe round score of the season (75) came in the second round of the Stanford Intercollegiate…best 36-hole score came in both the Cougar Classic (59) and the Stanford Intercollegiate (159)…back-to-back rounds of 75 and 76 in the second and third rounds of the Stanford Intercollegiate…averaged 79.20 strokes in five rounds during two tournaments.

SPRING 2019 (SEASON AVERAGE: 74.14 / LOW ROUND: 70)

A member of the Seminoles’ lineup in each of their five spring events…in the lineup for the spring season opening Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge in Palos Verdes, Calif…carded a 75 in the first round of the Northrop Grumman…finished in a tie for 63rd place at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge…career-low score of 70 in the second round of the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate for a two round total of 146…finished in a tie for 22nd place with scores of 76-70-73 and a total of 219 (+6) in helping the Seminoles to the team championship of the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate…her scores of 70 (single round), 219 (three round tournament) were all career-best statistics…finished in a tie for 38th place at the Evans Derby Experience in helping lead Florida State to the team championship…was in a tie for eighth place in the individual standings after carding a 1 under par score of 71 in the first round of the Evans Derby…in the Seminoles’ lineup at the Clemson Invitational…carded a 1 under par 71 in the first round at Clemson as was in a tie for 20th place in the individual standings after the first 18 holes…a 73 in the second round of the Clemson Invitational gave her a career-best 36-hole total of 144…finished in a tie for 26th place in the individual standings of the rain-shortened Clemson Invitational…the event was shortened to two rounds because of rain during the third round…led the Seminoles with a 1 over par score of 73 in the first round of the ACC Championship at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, N.C…was in a tie for 18th place in the individual standings after the first round of the conference championship…back to back scores of 73-73 in the first two rounds of the ACC Championship for the two round total of 146…earned her first career top-10 finish as she finished tied for seventh in the individual standings in the 2019 ACC Championship…carded a 1 under par 71 in the third round to finish with a career-best 217 score for a three-round tournament…helped Florida State to a second place finish in the team standings at the ACC Championship with a tied for eighth place individual finish…

BEFORE FLORIDA STATE

Graduated from Frederikshavn Business School in 2018 before enrolling at Florida State…helped lead Denmark to the semifinals of the 2018 European Ladies Team Championship…finished in a tie for sixth place with a 305 total over four rounds at the 2018 Danish International Ladies Championship in her home country of Denmark…closed the event with a final round 71 – tied for the lowest single round score in the tournament… shot an all-tournament best 8-under par score of 64 in the final round to win the 2017 French International Ladies Amateur Stroke Play…she played in the 2017 European Ladies Amateur Team Championship for Denmark and placed fifth in the 2018 Portuguese International Ladies Amateur…in 2017, Thomsen played for the European team in the Vagliano Trophy championship with former Seminole All-American Morgane Metraux, and in the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship…finished in second place in the individual standings with a 12-under par total at the 2016 World Championships in Mexico…played for Team Europe at the 2016 Patsy Hankins Trophy, a Ryder Cup style event with Europe vs. Asia-Pacific at Doha Golf Club in Qatar and in the Junior PING Solheim Cup in 2015…captured the stroke play championship at the 2015 European Amateur Championship in Denmark…finished ahead of former Florida State All-American Matilda Castren in the event with stroke play scores of 71 of 65…played in the 2016 Espirito Santo Trophy championship for Denmark along with former Seminoles Kim and Morgane Metraux.

PERSONAL

Born April 15, 1998…Puk is the daughter of Charlotte Lyng and Anders Thomsen…has one sister, Kit Lyng Thomsen…chose Florida State over Oklahoma State.

FALL 2018

Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish
Cougar Classic 79-80 +15 159 T98
Stanford Intercollegiate 84-75-76 +22 237 T78

SPRING 2019

Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish
Northrup Grumman Regional Challenge 75-79-79 +20 233 T63
Darius Rucker Intercollegiate 76-70-73 +6 219 T22
Evans Derby Experience 71-76-78 +9 225 T38
Clemson Invitational 71-73 E 144 T26
ACC Championship 73-73-71 +1 217 T8

PUK LYNG THOMSEN BY THE NUMBERS

  • Round: 70 (Darius Rucker Intercollegiate, Spring 2019)
  • 36 Holes: 144 (Clemson Invitational, Spring 2019)
  • Tournament Score: 217 (ACC Championship, Spring 2019)
  • Tournament Score vs Par: E (Clemson Invitational, Spring 2019)
  • Best Finish: T7 (ACC Championship, Spring 2019)
  • Top 10 Finishes: 1 (Last: T8: ACC Championship, Spring 2019)
  • Top 20 Finishes: 1 (Last: T8: ACC Championship, Spring 2019)

PUK LYNG THOMSEN'S BEST ROUNDS AT FLORIDA STATE

  • First Round: 71 (Evans Derby Experience, Spring 2019) (Clemson Invitational, Spring 2019)
  • Second Round: 70 (Darius Rucker Intercollegiate, Spring 2019)
  • Third Round: 71 (ACC Championship, Spring 2019)