ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia’s Jenny Bae was selected as the SEC’s Golfer of the Week on Wednesday, two days after she began her spring season with a fourth-place individual showing at the Columbia Classic presented by Moon Golf.
Bae, a senior from Suwanee, Ga., shot 1-over 217 to post her second top-10 and third top-20 performance in the four tournaments she’s completed this season. After opening with a 74, Bae fired a 4-under 68 in the second round, matching the lowest loop of all 240 rounds contested by competitors at the Duran Golf Course in Melbourne, Fla. The 4-under tally represented Bae’s sixth par-or-better score in 12 rounds during the 2021-22 season.
The recognition is Bae’s second SEC weekly honor during her career. She was tabbed Freshman of the Week on March 13, 2019 after finishing ninth individually at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate. Bae was named All-America and All-SEC following last season and was selected for the SEC’s All-Freshman team by league coaches in 2019.
Bae sports a team-best stroke average of 71.62 this season and is a combined 4-under over 234 holes. She matched her career-best tournament score by shooting 8-under 208 to finish third at the season-opening Cougar Classic last September.