Kelly McGovern

Kelly  McGovern

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
The Woodlands, Texas

High School:
The Woodlands HS

Last College:
William & Mary


05/09/2017

TCU Scholar-Athletes of the Month

McGovern and Wade earn monthly accolades.

04/26/2016

2016 TCU All Sports Banquet

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01/28/2016

Women's Golf Q&A: Kelly McGovern

GoFrogs.com continues its series of Q&A sessions with members of the TCU women's golf team.

Career Honors:
- 2017 Dr. Prentice Gautt Postgraduate Scholarship from the Big 12 Conference
- 2017 WGCA All-America Scholar
- 2017 First-Team Academic All-Big 12
- 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-District 7 Women's At-Large Team
- 2016 WGCA All-America Scholar

- 2016 First-Team Academic All-Big 12
- 2016 Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award
- 2015 WGCA All-America Scholar
- 2015 First-Team Academic All-Big 12
- 2014 WGCA All-America Scholar
- 2014 Colonial Athletic Association All-Tournament Team


2016-17 (Senior):
 Closed her TCU career with a 74.6 stroke average that ranks first in program history for those to play at least three years in the program ... placed third on the team as a senior with a 74.7 stroke average ... totaled six below-par rounds ... tied for a team-best finish with a tie for 12th at The Dickson, played in her hometown of The Woodlands, Texas ... shot a 1-over-par 217 ... her season-best result was a tie for ninth at the Greenville Regional Preview, when TCU won the team championship by 18 strokes ... recorded her third career eagle, one off the TCU record, on the par 5, 482-yard seventh hole in the first round of the Big 12 Championship ... tied for 12th at the Big 12 Championship ... equaled a career-low round with a 67 in the second round of the Maryb S. Kauth Invitational ... tied for 12th at the event with a season-best 1-under 215 ... closed her career with a 1-under 71, including a birdie on her final hole, in the final round of the NCAA Regional in Lubbock.

2015-16 (Junior): Participated in all 11 events on the season … placed second at the Golfweek Conference Challenge, finishing 1 under par with a then-career-low 215 … tied for third at 3 under in the Lady Puerto Rico Classic, where she lowered her career-best to 213 … finished second on the team for the season with a 74.5 stroke average … shot a low-round of 67 in the third round of the Golfweek Conference Challenge … tied for team-best honors with three sub-70 rounds.

2014-15 (Sophomore): One of three Horned Frogs to play in all 10 tournaments ... placed second on the team with a 74.7 stroke average ... TCU's top finisher at the Golfweek Conference Challenge ... recorded a hole-in-one at the Golfweek Conference Challenge on the par 3, 154-yard 17th hole ... tied for 18th at the Texas A&M "Mo"Morial Tournament in her TCU debut ... had four top-20 finishes in six spring tournaments ... her best round of the season was a 69 in the final round at the Schooner Fall Classic ... it was the first sub-70 round in her collegiate career ... carded a 70 in opening round play at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic ... closed the season with 73s in four of her final six rounds, covering the Big 12 Championship and NCAA Regional.

2013-14 (Freshman): Played at William & Mary ... named to the CAA All-Tournament team after tying for fifth place at the conference championships ... led W&M to a best-ever second place finish at CAAs ... topped the team in wins, percentage, stroke average, rounds under par and top-10 finishes ... average of 77.3 strokes per round was the second-best ever for a Tribe rookie and sixth-best overall in school history ... in addition to her fifth-place showing at the CAA Championships, tied for sixth at both the W&M Fall Invitational and the Nittany Lion Invitational ... posted a season-best round of 71 (-1) at the W&M Fall Invitational ... had even-par showings of 70 and 72 at Bucknell and Penn State ... went 456-188 (.708) in head-to-head competition.

High School: Qualified for the 2012 USGA Girls' Junior Championship...won six medals with 27 total top-10 showings ... qualified for the Texas state championships each of the last three years ... picked up three victories in high school tournaments ... averaged 74.5 strokes per round in her final season, and 76.35 for her prep career ... as a senior, finished 11th at the state championships and fourth at the regional tournament ... helped The Woodlands take second in the state as a junior ... earned all-Houston team honors in 2012 ... on the Texas Junior Golf Tour, won three more tournaments and had five additional top-10 finishes ... took 12th place out of 102 players at the 72-hole Optimist International Junior Golf Championship in 2011, shooting 299 (76-77-74-72) ... named Doha Golf Club's Women's Champion in 2010 ... Magna Cum Laude ... AP Scholar ... member of the Spanish and Science National Honor Societies.

Personal: Daughter of Brenda and Richard McGovern ... enjoys fishing, movies and politics ... majored in finance ... went on to the University of Pennsylvania Law School after graduation.

Season
Tourns.
Rounds
Strokes
Avg.
Low 18
Low 54
Sub-70
Wins
2nd-10th
11th-20th
Best Finish
2013-14
7
19
1,469
77.3
70
220
0
0
3
2
T-5th
2014-15
10
30
2,241
74.7
69
218
1
0
1
4
T-10th
2015-16
10
30
2,236
74.5
67
213
3
0
2
1
2nd
2016-17
10
30
2,241
74.7
67
215
1
0
1
3
T-9th
Totals
37
109
8,187
75.1
67
213
5
0
7
10
2nd

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