(As of April 1, 2020)
Career Stroke Average — 1st — 70.60
Single Season Stoke Average — 1st — 70.66 (2018-19)
Single Round Score — T1st — 65 (Second Round; Jim West Challenge, Oct. 28, 2018)
Single Round Score — T7 — 66 (Third Round; Jim West Challenge, Oct. 29, 2018)
Single Round Score — T21 — 67 (First Round, Schooner Fall Classic, Sept, 30, 2018) (Third Round, Stanford Intercollegiate, Oct. 21, 2018)
Two Round (36 Hole) Score — T1st — 136 (71-65) (2018 Jim West Challenge, First and Second Rounds; Oct. 28, 2018) (2019 Darius Rucker Intercollegiate, First and Second Rounds, March 8-9, 2019)
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)
Three Round Tournament Score — T5 — 204 (2019 Darius Rucker Intercollegiate)
Three Round Tournament Score — T20 — 209 (2018 Stanford Intercollegiate)
Single Round Score — T7 — 66 (Third Round; Jim West Challenge, Oct. 29, 2018)
2019 Arnold Palmer Cup — International Team (June, 2019)…Helped the World Team defeat the United States team in the annual competition.
2019 Vagliano Trophy Championship — Team Europe (June, 2019)…Led Team Europe to the championship with a victory over Team Great Britain and Ireland…totaled a 2-1-1 record in the competition.
2019 European Ladies Team Championships (July, 2019)…2nd place in individual stroke play championship (69-67=136)…Team (Sweden) Champions
2019 Women’s British Open — (August, 2019) — Finished with a 153 total (MC)
2019 All-American First Team (WGCA)
2019 All-American First Team (Golfweek)
2019 National Freshman of the Year (WGCA)
2019 Golfstat Cup Winner (low stroke average in Division I)
2019 ACC Golfer of the Year (Co)
2019 ACC Freshman of the Year
ACC Co-Golfer of the Month, October, 2018
ACC Co-Golfer of the Month, March 2019
ANNIKA Award Fall 2018 Watch List
ANNIKA Award Spring 2019 Watch List
ANNIKA Award Top-5 Finalist (May 2019)
WGCA Player of the Year and Freshman of Year Watch Lists (May 2019)
Honda Award For Golf Finalist (May 2019)
2019 All-ACC Academic Golf Team
2019 ACC Academic Honor Roll
ANNIKA Award Watch List (August 2019)
ANNIKA Award Watch List (October 2019)
Considered to be the greatest women’s golfer in Florida State history despite playing only one and a half seasons as a Seminole…finished her career with the lowest stroke average in school history (70.60 in 12 events) and the lowest single season scoring average in school history (70.66 in 10 events) during her incredible freshman season…the most decorated freshman in the history of the Seminole Golf program…her 2018-19 honors included: 2019 All-American First Team (WGCA); 2019 National Freshman of the Year (WGCA); 2019 Golfstat Cup Winner (low stroke average in Division I); 2019 ACC Golfer of the Year (Co); 2019 ACC Freshman of the Year; 2019 All-ACC; ACC Co-Golfer of the Month, October, 2018; ACC Co-Golfer of the Month, March 2019; ANNIKA Award Fall 2018 Watch List; ANNIKA Award Spring 2019 Watch List; ANNIKA Award Top-5 Finalist (May 2019); WGCA Player of the Year and Freshman of Year Watch Lists (May 2019)…won three individual championships during her career – at the fall 2018 Jim West Challenge, the spring 2019 Darius Rucker Intercollegiate and the fall 2019 Schooner Fall Classic…played in the British Women’s Open in 2018 at Royal Lytham and St. Annes Golf Club in Lancashire, England…played in the 2019 British Women’s Open at the Woburn Golf Club just outside of London…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…led Sweden to the championship of the 2019 European Ladies Team Championship for the second consecutive year… finished in second place in the individual standings of the stroke play portion of the ELTC with scores of 69-67=136…finished one stroke from winning her second consecutive individual championship at the European Ladies Team Championship…led the World team the championship victory over the United States in the 2019 Arnold Palmer Cup…was joined by Seminoles’ Assistant Coach and Director of Player Development Robert Duck who was an Assistant Coach for the World Team…helped Team Europe to the team title in the 2019 Vagliano Trophy 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 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… earned the 2019 Golden Nole for women’s golf presented for significant contributions on the golf course, in the classroom and in the community…named to the 2019 All-ACC Academic Women’s Golf team…named to the 2019 ACC Academic Honor Roll…averaged 70.60 strokes in 35 rounds during 12 events during her career as a Seminole.
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.
The top freshman in the nation during the fall 2018 season…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 a career-low 68.82 strokes in 11 rounds during four tournaments.
Played in the LPGA’s first major of the year — the ANA Inspiration (April 4-5, 2019)…one of five amateur players in the world to accept the tremendous honor of playing in the first LPGA major in 2019…carded a 1 over par 73 in the second round and finished the event with a two-round total of 153…missed making the cut by four positions in the standings in her second appearance as an amateur in an LPGA major tournament in in her career.
Enjoyed the greatest season of any golfer in Florida State history… the most decorated freshman in the history of the Seminole Golf program…earned All-American First Team honors (WGCA and Golfweek)…was named the 2019 National Freshman of the Year (WGCA)…the 2019 Golfstat Cup Winner (low stroke average in Division I)…named the 2019 ACC Golfer of the Year (Co)…named the 2019 ACC Freshman of the Year…earned All-ACC honors for the first time in her career…named the ACC Co-Golfer of the Month for the month of March…on the ANNIKA Award Fall 2018 Watch List…on the ANNIKA Award Spring 2019 Watch List…on the ANNIKA Award Top-5 Finalist (May 2019)…named to the WGCA Player of the Year and Freshman of Year Watch Lists (May 2019)…in Florida State’s lineup for the spring season opening Northrop Grumman Challenge in Palos Verdes, Calif…finished in a tie for 8th place in the individual standings at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge with scores of 75-68-74 for a three round total of 217…was her fifth consecutive top-10 individual finish and the fifth top-10 finish in the first five events of her Seminole career…six birdies and a 3-under par 68 in the first round of the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate…tied her 36 hole career best with a 136 (68-68) in the first two rounds of the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate…three scores of 68 and a 204 (-9) total earned her the individual championship at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate — the second individual championship of her Seminole career…defeated Angelica Moresco of Alabama and Jennifer Kupcho of Wake Forest by six strokes to win the championship…her individual title helped her lead the Seminoles to the team championship at the Darius Rucker…finished in a tie for 3rd place in the individual standings in helping lead Florida State to the team championship of the Evans Derby Experience at Auburn University…scores of 75-70-70 for a 1 under par total of 215…was her seventh consecutive top-1o finish…carded a 2 over par score of 74 in the first round of the ACC Championship at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, N.C…was in a tie for 28th place in the individual standings after the first round…a two-round total of 144 (with a second round score of 70) placed her in a tie for ninth in the individual standings at the ACC Championship…finished in a tie for fifth place in the individual standings at the ACC Championship with a three-round total of even par 216…finished as the Seminoles’ leader and with her eighth consecutive top-10 finish…in Florida State’s lineup for the NCAA Auburn Regional Championship…carded a first round 74 and was in a tied for 20th place after the first 18 holes of the regional championship…two round total of 149 with a 75 in the second round of the NCAA Auburn Regional Championship…finished in a tie for 13th place in the NCAA Auburn Regional Championship with a three-round total of 1 over par 217…totaled a 68 in the third round of the championship — tied for the third best single round score in an NCAA Regional Championship in school history — and finished with a 1 over par score of 217…led the Seminoles to a 2nd place finish in the regional championship which qualified the Seminoles for the 2019 NCAA Championship Finals at the Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Ark., May 17-22…scores of 77-73 in the first two rounds of the NCAA Championship Finals gave her a 149 total for 36 holes and had her in a tie for 19th place in the individual standings…Florida State’s highest individual finisher at the NCAA Championship Finals with a tied for 19th place finish and scores of 77-73-73 for a three-round total of 223…finished in a tie for 10th place in the individual standings at the NCAA Division I Championship finals — her ninth top-10 finish in 11 events as a freshman…helped Florida State to a 12th place finish in the NCAA Championship Finals — the third time in school history (and second consecutive season) the Seminoles have finished in the top 12 of the NCAA Championship Finals in school history.
Led Sweden to the championship of the European Ladies Team Championship for the second consecutive year…Led the World team to the championship victory over the United States in the Arnold Palmer Cup…played in the 2019 British Women’s Open (for the second time in her career) at the Woburn Golf and Country Club in Buckinghamshire, England…helped the World Team defeat the United States in the Arnold Palmer Cup at the Alotian Club in Roland, Ark…was joined by Seminoles’ Assistant Coach and Director of Player Development Robert Duck who was an Assistant Coach for the World Team…played with David Nyfjell of Northwestern University in the opening round of the event in the Mixed Fourball Matches on Day 1…the duo fell 4&3 to Mariel Galdiano of UCLA and Chandler Phillips of Texas A&M in their first round match…played again with Nyfjell and defeated Emilia Migliaccio of Wake Forest and John Augenstein of Vanderbilt in the Mixed Foursome Matches by a 3&2 score on Day 2…played with Agathe Laisen of the University of Texas in the Foursome Matches on Day 2 two and fell to Abbey Carlson of Vanderbilt and Migliaccio of Wake Forest by a 3&1 score…victory in the morning session enabled to the World Team to take a 20.5-15.5 lead after the second of three days of play…Defeated Dylan Kim of the United States team at the University of Arkansas in the Day 3 singles matches by a 4&2 margin…helped Team Europe to the team title in the Vagliano Trophy Championship…teamed with Linn Grant of Team Europe to defeat Alice Hewson and Lily May Humphreys of Team Great Britain and Ireland in the first match of the day at the Vagliano Trophy Championship…lost to Julie McCarty, 3&1, in the Friday Singles Matches…Team Europe led the competition by a 7-5 margin after the first of two days of play…defeated Lily May Humphreys, 5&3, in the Saturday Singles Matches…helped clinch the championship for Team Europe with a 14.5-9.5 final team score in the competition…propelled her home country of Sweden to the team title in the 2019 European Ladies Team Championships in Italy…carded a 69 and was in a tie for 13th in the individual standings, and led Sweden into third place in the team standings after the first round of play in the ELTC…finished in second place in the individual standings of the stroke play portion of the ELTC with scores of 69-67=136…finished one stroke from winning her second consecutive individual championship at the European Ladies Team Championship…helped Sweden qualify second for Flight A inclusion in the team standings…Sweden defeated England, 5.5-1.5, in the first of three rounds of match-play July 11…teamed with Linn Grant to defeat Emily Toy and Annabell Fuller, 3&2, in doubles and finished tied with Lianna Bailey in singles in leading Sweden over England…helped Sweden advance to the finals with a 6-1 victory over Germany…Kinhult’s singles match against Germany’s Leonie Harm was halved once Sweden had won the match on points…Sweden defeated Spain by a 5-2 margin in the finals to win its second consecutive championship title…paired with Seminole teammate Beatrice Wallin to win their doubles match by 2 holes over Spain’s Elena Haulde and Maria Herraez Galvez…defeated Elena Haulde, 4&2, to win her singles match and help clinch the championship for Sweden…finished the first round of the AIG Women’s British Open at +5 (77) in T129…completed play with scores of 77-76=153…totaled three birdies in the second round and finished her final nine holes at even par…earned five birdies and played 25 of her 36 holes at par or better in the Women’s British Open.
Florida State’s leading golfer with a 70.33 stroke average in two tournaments…earned her third career individual championship as she finished in first place in the individual standings at the Schooner Fall Classic…was her 10th career top-10 finish in her 12 career events…totaled four rounds scored at par or better and six of six rounds scored at 75 or better…a 1 under par 69 had her in a tie for fourth place in the individual standings after the first round of the Schooner Fall Classic…a second round score of 67 in the second round of the Schooner Fall Classic moved her into a tie for second place in the individual standings…her scores of 69-67 and 36-hole total tied her career best for the first two rounds of a tournament…finished in a tie for first place in the individual standings at the Schooner Fall Classic with scores of 69-67-71 for a three round total of 207 for her third career individual championship…earned her 11th career top-20 finish (tied for 20th) in the fall season opening Cougar Classic…carded an 2 over par 74 in the first round while her second round score of 67 gave her a two-round total of 141 and had her in eighth place in the individual standings after two rounds of the Cougar Classic…carded a 74 in the final round to finish in a tie for 20th place…finished the Cougar Classic with a 1 under par score of 215 to mark the eighth time in her career that she had finished with an under par score in a tournament…averaged a team-leading 70.33 strokes in six rounds during two tournaments…averaged 70.33 strokes in six rounds during two tournaments.
Earned full Symetra Tour status while competing at LPGA Qualifying School in October and November of 2019…finished tied for 67TTH in a field of 98 golfers to earn her professional status…totals scores of 74-72-70-72-70-80-74 for a seven-round total of 14 over par 586…will finish the fall semester of 2019 at Florida State and remain academically eligible but WILL forego her remaining two and one half years of collegiate eligibility and become a professional golfer in the spring of 2020.
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.
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…major was Sport Management.
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
|Schooner Fall Classic||67-72-68||-6||207||T10|
|Jim West Challenge||71-65-66||-14||202||1|
|Northrup Grumman Regional Challenge||75-68-74||+4||217||T8|
|Darius Rucker Intercollegiate||68-68-68||-9||204||1|
|Evans Derby Experience||75-70-70||-1||215||T3|
|NCAA Auburn Regional||74-75-69||-1||217||T13|
|NCAA Championship Finals||77-73-73||+4||223||T10|
|Schooner Fall Classic||69-67-71||-3||207||T1|