Hall of Fame - Gemma Webster

09-Jun-2011 | 3 min read

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Gemma Webster is a candidate for the Firstpoint USA Hall of Fame

Gemma, a former Firstpoint USA client, has enjoyed a successful career at Ohio State University.....

2008-09 (Senior Season): Team captain … competed in a team-best 34 rounds … finished senior season with a 78.38 stroke average … had two season-low rounds of 71 with the last coming in the final round of the 2009 NCAA Championships (May 19-22) … posted a season-best finish of ninth at the Lady Buckeye Invitational (April 18-19) and shot a 71 during the second round … tallied a team-best two rounds under par.

2007-08 (Junior Season): Second Team All-Big Ten ... team captain...competed in 31 rounds, the second-most on the team ... completed the season with a stroke average of 77.29 ... recorded a hole-in-one in a season-low of 70 at the Mason Rudolph Women’s Championship (Sept. 14-16) ... posted a season-high finish of seventh at the Lady Buckeye Invitational (April 19-20) ... had three Top 10 finishes, including two to open the fall season ... opened the season with a tie for 10th at the Mason Rudolph with an even-par 216 ... placed eighth at the Lady Northern Invitational at 7-over (Sept. 22-23).??

2006-07 (Sophomore Season): Second Team All-Big Ten honoree ... team co-captain ... competed in 34 rounds ... played one tournament as an individual ... recorded five Top 20 finishes, including a tie for 15th at the Big Ten championships ... had the lowest single-round score of the squad with a 69 during the third round of the Central District Invitational (Feb. 20) ... finished the event, in which she competed as an individual, in third with a total of 216 for her lowest tournament score of the season ... owned the third-lowest season stroke average with 77.24.??

2005-06 (Freshman Season): Played in 25 of 33 rounds ... competed in both the Big Ten championships and the NCAA Central Region ... notched a stroke average of 78 ... recorded season-low score of 71 during opening round of the Dick McGuire Invitational (Sept. 26) ... finished the Big Ten championships tied for 19th for her best finish of the season (April 28-30)  ... an OSU Scholar-Athlete. ??Prior to Ohio State: Member of the Scottish National Team ... represented Scotland in the Home Nations championship ... competed in the European Girls Team championships ... won the British University Championship in 2005 by two shots with a score of 298 ... runner-up in the Scottish girl’s championships in 2002 ... also represented Scotland in field hockey and track for the Scottish national team ... co-captained the Scottish field hockey team in 2003.

Andrew Kean, FPUSA Chief Executive and founder had this to say about Gemma....

Gemma was one of Scotland’s leading golfing prospects when we sent her to Ohio State University and she enjoyed a tremendous college career.  A great ambassador for FirstPoint and an inspiration to young female athletes, Gemma epitomised what is meant to be a student-athlete and thrived in the pressure of being part of one of the biggest and most recognised university athletic departments in America.  Her nomination as team captain of the Ohio State golf team highlighted her leadership qualities, and her outstanding academic achievements signalled her intent to maximise the opportunity provided to her.  I am sure that she will carry this commitment and focus with her into her professional golfing career.

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We would like to congratulate Gemma in all her success, and wish her the best of luck for the future!

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