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PUK LYNG THOMSEN

Puk Lyng Thomsen

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

STATISTICS

(As of November 4, 2019)

Year Events Rounds Strokes Avg. Low Top 10
2018-19 9 25 1,895 75.80 69 1
2019-20 3 9 649 72.11 67
Totals 12 34 2,544 74.82 67 1

 

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS

2019 Danish International Ladies Amateur (July 2019) — Individual Champion
2019 European Ladies Team Championships (July 2019) — Led Denmark to Flight A of the Team Championships

HONORS

2019 WGCA All-America Scholar-Athlete Team
2019 ACC Academic Honor Roll

ON THOMSEN (CAREER AVERAGE: 74.82 / LOW ROUND: 67)

In her second season as a Seminole after gaining an incredible amount of experience as a freshman…has played in 12 career events…played in nine events – including all seven of the Seminoles’ events in the spring of 2019…helped lead the Seminoles to a second place finish in the 2019 ACC Championships, a second place finish in the NCAA Auburn Regional Championship and a 12th place finish in the NCAA Championship Finals…The No. 7 ranked player by 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…won the individual championship of the 2019 Danish International Ladies Amateur Championship…advanced to the round of 16 in match play at the 2019 British Women’s Amateur at the Royal County Down in Northern Ireland…represented her home country of Denmark in the 2019 European Ladies Amateur Championships…earned a pair of top-20 finishes as a freshman at Florida State – a career-best tied for eighth place finish at the 2019 ACC Championship and tied for 17th place finishes at the 2019 NCAA Auburn Regional Championship and the fall 2019 Jim West Challenge…best round of her career came as a 67 in the first round of the fall 2019 Jim West Challenge…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…named to the 2019 WGCA Scholar Athlete Team…named to the 2019 ACC Academic Honor Roll…averages 75.82 stokes in 34 rounds during 12 events entering the spring of her sophomore season.

FALL 2018 (SEASON AVERAGE: 78.80 / 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 scores came in both the Cougar Classic (159) and the Stanford Intercollegiate (159)…back-to-back rounds of 75 and 76 in the second and third rounds of the Stanford Intercollegiate…averaged 78.80 strokes in five rounds during two events.

SPRING 2019 (SEASON AVERAGE: 75.05 / LOW ROUND: 69)

A member of the Seminoles’ lineup in each of their seven spring events including the NCAA Auburn Regional Championships and the NCAA Championship Finals…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…totaled a 2 under par score 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…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…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 eighth 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 Championships…totaled a first round score of 75 in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Auburn Regional Championship…Florida State was in a tie for third place in the ream standings after the first round of the regional championship…a second round score of 74 and a two-round total of 149 in the NCAA Auburn Regional Championship had her in a tie for 38th place in the individual standings…finished in a tied for 17th place in the individual standings at the NCAA Auburn Regional Championship in leading the Seminoles to a 2nd place finish in the team standings…carded a career-best single round score of 69 in the third round to finish with a 2 over par score of 218…Florida State’s finish in the Auburn Regional Championship propelled the Seminoles into the NCAA Championship Finals…totaled scores of 85-80-80 for a three round total of 245 in her first NCAA Championship Finals appearance…her play helped the Seminoles finish in 12th place in the team standings at the NCAA Championship Finals — the third time in school history the Seminoles have finished in the top-12 of the final standings at the National Championship tournament…averaged a career-low 75.05 strokes in 20 rounds during nine events.

SUMMER 2019

Won the individual championship of the Danish International Ladies Amateur Championship…advanced to the round of 16 in match play at the British Women’s Amateur June 11-15 at Royal County Down in Northern Ireland…represented her home country of Denmark in the 2019 European Ladies Amateur Championships…played in the European Ladies Amateur Championship…The individual champion at the Danish International Ladies Amateur Championship…carded an even par 72 and was in a tie for third place after the first round of the four round championship…was only three strokes out of the lead after the first 18 holes…shot a 71 in the second round and moved into first place in the standings after 36 holes with a two-round total of 143…in second place heading into the final round and only two strokes out of first place after a third round score of 74…carded a 72 in the final round to finish with a 289 four-round total…finished in a tie first after four rounds and won the championship in a playoff over Marie Lund-Hansen…carded scores of 72-71-74-72 for a 289 total during the four rounds of the championship…shot a 3 over par score of 76 and was in a tie for 48th place in the individual standings of the British Women’s Am after the first round of play…finished stroke play in a tie for 49th place with a two-round total of 152 and qualified for match play…defeated Isabella Holpfer of Austria by one hole in the first round of match play…advanced to the round of 16 in match play with a one hole victory over Georgina Blackman of England…was one of 16 players remaining in match play at the British Women’s Amateur before falling, 2&1, to Amelia Garvey of New Zealand…represented her home country of Denmark in the 2019 European Ladies Team Championship in Italy…was in a tie for 34th place in the individual standings with a first round 71 and led Denmark to seventh place in the team standings after the first round…finished in a tie for 26th place in the individual standings with scores of 71-73=144…helped lead Denmark to the No. 6 position in Flight A with play…Denmark fell to Germany in the first round of match play by a 4.5-2.5 margin…teamed with Marie Lund-Hansen to defeat Germany’s Sophia Zeeb and Sophie Hausmann on the 19th hole in doubles and fell to Aline Krauter, 3&2, in singles…shot a 6 over par 78 and was in a tie for 78th place after the first of four rounds in the 2019 European Ladies Amateur Championship…was in a tie for 65th place with a two-round total of 150 (78-72) after a six stroke improvement in the second round…finished in a tie for 74th place with scores of 78-74-72=224…finished her final two rounds of the event at 2 over par 146.

FALL 2019 (SEASON AVERAGE: 72.38 / LOW ROUND: 67)

Ranked third among her Florida State teammates with a 72.11 stroke average…played in three of Florida State’s four tournaments and led the Seminoles to a pair of top-five team finishes…the Seminoles finished in a tie for fifth at the Schooner Fall Classic and in a tie for fifth at the Landfall Tradition…tied for the team lead with five rounds scored at par or better and totaled eight of nine rounds scored at 75 or better…carded a career-best 67 in the first round of the Jim West Challenge…was in a tie for fifth place in the individual standings after the first round of the Jim West…in a tie for 25th place in the individual standings with a 141 total for the first 36 holes…finished in a tie for 17th place in the Jim West Challenge with scores of 67-74-71 and a career-best 4-under par total of 212…marked the first time in her Seminole career that she finished in under par in a tournament…also marked the first time in her Seminole career that she had led the Seminoles on the individual leaderboard in a tournament…made her sophomore season debut at the Schooner Fall Classic…totaled a 74 in the first round and helped the Seminoles to a fifth place position in the team standings after 18 holes…a two-round score of 147 after a second round 73 in the second round…finished the Schooner Fall Classic in a tie for 38th place with scores of 74-73-70 for a three round score of 217…in a tie for ninth in the individual standings after the first round of the Landfall Tradition with a 1 under par score of 71…a two round total of 150 had her in a tie for 47th place after 36 holes…finished tied for 31st in the individual standings of the Landfall Tradition with scores of 71-79-70 and a three round total of 4 over par 220…averaged a career-low 72.11 strokes in nine rounds during three events.

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…major is Economics.

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
NCAA Auburn Regional 75-74-69 +2 218 T17
NCAA Championship Finals 85-80-80 +26 245 T118

Fall 2019

Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish
Schooner Fall Classic 74-73-70 +7 217 T38
Jim West Challenge 67-74-71 -4 212 T17
Landfall Tradition 71-79-70 +4 220 T31

PUK LYNG THOMSEN BY THE NUMBERS

  • Round: 67 (Jim West Challenge, Fall 2019)
  • 36 Holes: 141 (Jim West Challenge, Fall 2019)
  • Tournament Score: 212 (Jim West Challenge, Fall 2019)
  • Tournament Score vs Par: -4 (Jim West Challenge, Fall 2019)
  • Best Finish: T8 (ACC Championship, Spring 2019)
  • Top 10 Finishes: 1 (Last: T8: ACC Championship, Spring 2019)
  • Top 20 Finishes: 3 (Last: T17: Jim West Challenge, Fall 2019)

PUK LYNG THOMSEN AS FLORIDA STATE'S LEADER

  • Fall 2019, Jim West Challenge (T17)

PUK LYNG THOMSEN'S BEST ROUNDS AT FLORIDA STATE

  • First Round: 67 (Jim West Challenge, Fall 2019)
  • Second Round: 70 (Darius Rucker Intercollegiate, Spring 2019)
  • Third Round: 69 (NCAA Auburn Regional Championship, Spring 2019)

PUK LYNG THOMSEN'S ROUNDS IN THE 60'S

  • 67: First Round, Jim West Challenge, Oct, 20, 2019
  • 69: 3rd Round, NCAA Auburn Regional, May 8, 2019