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March 19, 2003

Columbia, S.C. – Senior Kacy Thompson won her first individual title this past weekend at the Lady Gamecock Classic. Thompson fired an even-par 72 on Friday and finished the day tied for first place. The final two days were canceled due to rain, and Thompson won in a scorecard playoff. Thompson’s brother Kyle is currently on the Nationwide Tour. Thompson, a senior, is from Irmo, South Carolina.

1. When did you start playing golf?"I started playing when I was six, but not competitively until I was 10."
2. What is your major?"Sport and Entertainment Management."
3. What is your favorite aspect of golf at USC? "Making great friendships with my teammates and the chance to travel to so many great places."
4. What is your favorite part of USC outside of golf?"Being with friends and attending other sporting events."
5. What are your plans after golf at USC?"Undecisive"
6. What is your greatest golf moment?"Winning Team SEC's."
7. Which is your favorite: driving, iron play, or putting?"Iron play" (chipping)
8. What is your favorite golf movie?"Happy Gilmore"
9. Who is your favorite golfer?"My brother Kyle"
10. What type of golf ball do you see?"Titleist Pro V."
11. What's your favorite sport besides golf?"Basketball"
12. Who is your favorite sports team?"All USC sports teams."
13. What is one word that impresses you about Coach Coggins?"Thoughtfulness"
14. What is one word that describes you in competition?"Focused"
15. What do you do to prepare yourself before teeing off?"Hit balls, putt, and visualize."