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Anita Uwadia

  • class Senior
  • Hometown Newcastle, United Kingdom
  • High school Hilton Head Prep
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Newcastle, United Kingdom
  • High school Hilton Head Prep

Anita Uwadia Bio

Junior season (2018-19)
· SEC Academic Honor Roll
· WGCA All-American Scholar
Sophomore season (2017-18)

· SEC Academic Honor Roll
· WGCA All-American Scholar
Freshman season (2016-17)

· SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
· WGCA All-American Scholar

· T2nd — Low freshman 54-hole score (210 at 2016 ANNIKA Intercollegiate)
· T5th — Low sophomore 54-hole score (213 at 2017 Mason Rudolph Championship)
· T17th — Low 54-hole score (210 at 2016 ANNIKA Intercollegiate)


Uwadia’s Career Bests
18-hole score 69
54-hole score 210
Tournament finish T11th
Top 5 finishes 0
Top 10 finishes 0
Top 20 finishes 5

Competed in all 10 tournaments during the season… Finished with a stroke average of 75.35… Best finish was at the Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational, finishing the tournament in a tie for 18th, highlighted by an opening round 1-under 71… Finished the season 6-0-0 in match play, including a 3-0-0 record at the 2019 SEC Championships, highlighted by a 1-UP win in the SEC Championship match vs. Ole Miss… Finished 3-0-0 in the match play portion of the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic, helping the Gamecocks win their first-ever match play event… Ended the season on a high note at the NCAA Cle Elum Regional, carding a 3-under 69 to tie her career-best 18-hole score… 

Appeared in Carolina’s lineup in each of the team’s 10 tournaments…One of four Gamecocks to notch double-digit rounds of par or better (10)…Sported a stroke average of 74.24…Ranked third on the team with three top-20 showings…Boasted her top finish of the season at the 2018 Florida State Match-Up, sharing 12th-place honors with a 54-hole score of 215 (-1)…Tied for 18th at the 2018 SEC Championship after totaling a 222 (+6)…Won two of her three contests during the match-play portion of the conference tournament…Opened the season with a three-round mark of 213 (-3) to finish 22nd at the 2017 Mason Rudolph Championship…Finished in a tie for 40th (221, +5) at the 2018 NCAA San Francisco Regional in a stretch highlighted by a second-round 71 (-1).

Competed in six of Carolina’s 11 tournaments in her first season, ending the year with a 75.94 stroke average…Turned in a fantastic collegiate debut at the 2016 ANNIKA Intercollegiate, posting the second-lowest 54-hole mark (210, -6) ever by a Gamecock freshman to finish in a tie for 11th…Made two more appearances in the fall, playing in the 2016 Cougar Classic (T93, +14) and 2016 Landfall Tradition (T31, +7)…Carded a final-round 71 (-1) to help the Gamecocks win the Landfall Tradition…Competed as an individual at the 2017 FSU Match-Up (42nd, +9) and 2017 Darius Rucker Intercollegiate (T61, +18)…Returned to the Carolina lineup for the 2017 NCAA Championship, where she contributed with a second-round 76 (+4) before ending the tournament in a tie for 122nd (248, +32)…Shot par or better four times.

Prior To South Carolina
Reached match play at the 2016 U.S. Women’s Amateur after opening the tournament with a 69 (-2)…Competed in the British Girls’ Open in 2012 and 2014 and won the lowest African score in 2014…Competed in the USGA Girls’ Junior in 2014…Won gold at the African Youth Games in Botswana representing Nigeria…Club Chef Junior Open Champion at Falcon’s Fire, shooting 9-under (67-68-72).

Coach Kalen Anderson On Uwadia
“Anita is full of raw talent. She has incredible speed, power and length. Anita has natural ability that cannot be taught, and I am extremely excited help her develop her scoring and mental game. Anita has the ability to accomplish great things throughout her collegiate career and beyond.”

Uwadia’s Career Stats
Year Tourn. Rds. Strokes Avg. Low 18 Best Finish
2016-17 6 18 1,367 75.94 69 T11th
2017-18 10 29 2,153 74.24 70 T12th
2018-19 10 28 2,110 75.35 69 T18th
Career 26 75 5,630 75.06 69 T11th