Cheyenne Woods

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Cheyenne Woods
— Golfer —
Cheyenne Woods.JPG
Personal information
Full nameCheyenne Nicole Woods
Born(1990-07-25) July 25, 1990 (age 23)
Phoenix, Arizona
Nationality United States
Career
CollegeWake Forest University
Turned professional2012
Professional wins1
Best results in LPGA Major Championships
Kraft Nabisco C'shipDNP
LPGA ChampionshipCUT: 2012
U.S. Women's OpenCUT: 2012
Women's British OpenDNP
 
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Cheyenne Woods
— Golfer —
Cheyenne Woods.JPG
Personal information
Full nameCheyenne Nicole Woods
Born(1990-07-25) July 25, 1990 (age 23)
Phoenix, Arizona
Nationality United States
Career
CollegeWake Forest University
Turned professional2012
Professional wins1
Best results in LPGA Major Championships
Kraft Nabisco C'shipDNP
LPGA ChampionshipCUT: 2012
U.S. Women's OpenCUT: 2012
Women's British OpenDNP

Cheyenne Nicole Woods (born July 25, 1990) is an American professional golfer.

Woods was born in Phoenix, Arizona. She is a daughter of Earl Dennison Woods Jr., who is golfer Tiger Woods's half-brother. Her grandfather, Earl Woods, (Tiger's father) was her first coach.[1] She played for the Xavier College Preparatory golf team and won back-to-back Arizona 5A State Championships in 2006 and 2007.[1] She graduated from Wake Forest University (2012) where she played golf for the Demon Deacons. She has won more than 30 amateur tournaments.[2]

In 2009, she received a sponsor's exemption to play in an LPGA tournament, the Wegmans LPGA. She missed the cut by four strokes.[3]

In April 2011, she won the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) championship.[4]

In 2012, Woods turned professional after graduating from Wake Forest.[5] She qualified for the 2012 U.S. Women's Open by finishing as co-medalist at her qualifier and made her professional debut at the 2012 LPGA Championship.[5] She had her first professional win on the SunCoast Ladies Series in late August 2012.[6][7]

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  1. ^ a b "Player Bio: Cheyenne Woods - Wake Forest". Retrieved June 28, 2009. 
  2. ^ Crouse, Karen (June 24, 2009). "Following a Famous Uncle and Also Her Ambition". The New York Times. Retrieved June 28, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Woods misses cut; Shin extends lead". ESPN. June 27, 2009. Retrieved September 9, 2010. 
  4. ^ Kelley, Brent (April 17, 2011). "Cheyenne Woods Wins ACC Championship". About.com. Retrieved June 5, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b Wall, Jonathan (May 31, 2012). "Cheyenne Woods, Tiger's niece, qualifies for U.S. Women's Open". Retrieved June 5, 2012. 
  6. ^ "SunCoast Ladies Series – LPGA Int'l Champions Course – Final Round Results". SunCoast Ladies Series. August 29, 2012. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Cheyenne Woods, Tiger's niece, wins event at LPGA International". The Daytona Beach News-Journal. August 31, 2012. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 

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