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Mary Hillow

  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Orlando, Fla.
  • High school Lake Highland Prep
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Orlando, Fla.
  • High school Lake Highland Prep

Mary Hillow Bio

Junior season (2014-15)
• SEC Academic Honor Roll

Sophomore season (2013-14)
• SEC Academic Honor Roll

Freshman season (2012-13)
• SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

• No. 1 — Low 18-hole score (65 at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championships, Oct. 19, 2014)


Got off to a strong start in the fall season, carding three 72s at the ANNIKA Intercollegiate to post a T14 finish (216, E)…captured another top-15 finish the following week at the Tar Heel Invitational, shooting a 69 in the opening round followed by rounds of 72 and 76 to wrap up the event at 1-over (217)…had a career weekend at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate, finishing tied for second behind teammate Nanna Madsen after carding a program-record 65 in the third round (76-74-65=215, +2)…rebounded from a first round 84 at the final fall tournament by shooting 73-75 in the final two rounds (232, +16, 84th) at the Landfall Tradition…carded rounds of 78-76-75=229 (+13) to finish T40 at the spring-opening Florida State Match-Up…was 13-over at the Gamecocks’ home tournament — the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate — (74-74-78=226, T39)…finished T45 at the PING ASU Invitational (73-74-76=223, +7)…helped the Gamecocks to a second-place result at the SEC Championships, going 10-over (79-75-72=226, T39)…posted best result of the spring at the NCAA East Regional as one of four Gamecocks to finish in the top 25 on the way to a regional championship, carded rounds of 76-71-77=224 (+8, T22)…wrapped up the season with at T123 finish at the NCAA Championships, going for rounds of 83-87-81=251 (+35) at The Concession Golf Club.


Played in 7 tournaments, including two as individual… Posted a 75.65 scoring average… Opened the season with a tie for 37th finish at the Cougar Classic with rounds of 71-77-73=221 (+5)… Best finish of the season and her first career top-10 finish was a seventh place showing at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship with rounds of 70-71=141 (-1, her round of 70 marked a new career low 18-hole score… Finished tied for 27th at the Landfall Tradition with rounds of 77-79-72=228 (+12)… Finished tied for 47th in a loaded field at the PING ASU Invitational with rounds of 78-71-75=224 (+8)

Became a regular contributor to the lineup in the spring…Played in seven tournaments, including one as an individual…Posted a scoring average of 77.59…Recorded best finish of the season in first collegiate tournament, tying for 18th at the UCF Challenge as an individual with rounds of 72-74-73=219 (+3)…Was in the lineup every tournament the remainder of the season…Finished 63rd at the SEC Championship with a total of 244 (+28) to help lead the Gamecocks to a third-place finish…Tied for 85th at the NCAA West Regional with rounds of 82-72-78=232 (+19)…Concluded the season with a tie for 109th finish at the NCAA Championship with rounds of 77-76-79-81=313 (+25)…Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

Prior to South Carolina
Standout at Lake Highland Preparatory in Orland, Fla. …Earned first team All-Central Florida honors in 2011…Named second team All-Central Florida in 2009 and 2010…As a freshman in 2008, played at Visitation Academy in St. Louis and helped lead team to the Missouri state title…Compiled 11 top-10 finishes in 2011-12 in the junior ranks, including two wins and eight top-five showings…Won the Future Collegians World Tour Plantation Championship…Claimed medalist honors at the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour Mid-season Championship…Member of the National Junior Honor Society, the National Honor Society and the National Spanish Society.

Full name is Mary Frances Hillow…Born Oct. 15, 1993…Parents are Regis and Patty Hillow.

Hillow’s Career Stats
Year Tourn. Rds. Strokes Avg. Low 18 Best Finish
2012-13 7 22 1,707 77.59 72 T-18th
2013-14 7 20 1,513 75.65 70 7th
2014-15 10 30 2,259 75.30 65 T-2nd
Career 24 72 5,479 76.09 65 T-2nd
Mary Fran Hillow