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March 25, 2003

Columbia, S.C. – Kristy McPherson is a two-time All-American and two-time individual champion at the SEC Championships. McPherson holds many records at South Carolina including the top individual score (207), the most top five finishes (14), and needs one more top 10 finish to tie the school record (McPherson has 21). For four years, McPherson has been the backbone of the Lady Gamecocks, and once again looks to lead her team to another SEC title. McPherson is a senior from Conway, South Carolina and after her collegiate career, plans on competing in the LPGA Tour.

1. When did you start playing golf?
“I started playing when I was eight, but not competitively until I was 14.”

2. What is your major?
“Sport and Entertainment Management.”

3. What is your favorite aspect of golf at USC?
“The strong competition of the SEC and the great friendships of teammates and other teams.”

4. What is your favorite part of USC outside of golf?
“Big school and other sporting events.”

5. What are your plans after golf at USC?
“I want to turn pro.”

6. What is your greatest golf moment?
“Winning the SEC’s as a team and repeating individually.”

7. Which is your favorite: driving, iron play, or putting?
“Iron play”

8. What is your favorite golf movie?
“Happy Gilmore”

9. Who is your favorite golfer?
“Fred Couples”

10. What type of golf ball do you see?
“Titleist Pro V”

11. What’s your favorite sport besides golf?

12. Who is your favorite sports team?
“USC sports teams and the Atlanta Braves”

13. What is one word that impresses you about Coach Coggins?

14. What is one word that describes you in competition?

15. What do you do to prepare yourself before teeing off?
“Stretch and just chill”