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Dec 03, 2018

Heather Bowie Young Inducted into the WGCA Players Hall of Fame

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida – Heather Bowie Young of Arizona State University and the University of Texas is one of three that was inducted into the WGCA Players Hall of Fame on Sunday evening. She was joined by Jenny Lidback of Texas Christian University and Louisiana State University, and Marilynn Smith of the University of Kansas at The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony that took place at Planet Hollywood Resort in Las Vegas, Nev. Bowie Young, Lidback and Smith become the 73rd, 74th and 75th members of the WGCA Players Hall of Fame.

In two years at Arizona State University, Bowie Young helped lead the Sun Devils to two NCAA team championships in 1994 and 1995. She was a two-time First Team All-American and currently holds the record for second-most wins by a player in a single season at Arizona State (four). Bowie Young then transferred to the University of Texas, where she capped off her career by winning three tournament titles in 1997, including both the Big 12 Championship and the NCAA Championship. She was named a First Team All-American, Big 12 Player of the Year, and the winner of the Honda Broderick Award as the College Female Golfer of the Year.

“I would to thank my family, coaches and teammates for always challenging and supporting me,” said assistant coach Heather Bowie Young. “I am both humbled by and grateful for the opportunities and successes I have had in the game of golf.”