Linda Luo's birdie putt is the MGoBlue.com Play of the Day.
Sophomore (2012-13) ... Played in all four fall tournaments, with four starts ... Posted two top-20 finishes, two top-10 finishes, and one top-five finish ... Led U-M in two events ... Posted a season-best third place finish at the Mary Fossum Invitational (Sept. 15-16) ... Averaging 75.50 strokes per round in second season ... Shot 10-of-12 rounds below 80, with five at-or-below 75 ... Shot a season-best two-under 70 in the third round of the Mary Fossum Invitational ... Averaging 226.50 per 54-hole event.
Freshman (2011-12) ... U-M Women's Golf Newcomer Award ... Played in 10 tournaments with nine starts ... Made collegiate debut as individual at Mary Fossum Invitational (Sept. 17-18), tying for 30th ... Made first career start at the Lady Northern Invitational (Oct. 9-10) ... Played in four fall and six spring events ... Posted a career-best finish as the medalist runner-up at the Challenge at Onion Creek (Nov. 7-8) ... Competed in first Big Ten Championships (April 27-29), tying for 36th at 235 (78-77-80) ... Helped U-M earn bid to NCAA Central Regional (May 10-12) ... Competed in first NCAA regional, tying for 84th at 239 (81-81-77) ... Ended first season averaging 77.17 strokes per round ... Shot 23-of-30 rounds below 80, with seven at-or-below 75 ... Shot a career-best one-under 69 in the first round of the Challenge at Onion Creek ... Averaged 231.50 per 54-hole event ... Tallied a career-best 54-hole tournament total of 213 (69-70-74) at the Challenge at Onion Creek.
Prep Career ... First starting playing golf in 2005 ... In 2007, while living in Vancouver, Canada, played on the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour (MJT) ... In 2008, moved to Bradenton, Fla., and played at Lakewood Ranch High School and at the Missing Link Golf Academy ... In 2010 won three events -- FCWT-TPC Tampa Bay (67-74/141), AJGA Cleveland Junior Open (74-77-73/224) after a five-player playoff after four holes and AJGA Sarasota (68-74-76/218) after a three-way sudden death playoff ... Finished third at the FCWT Feather Sound Open (77-77/154) and fifth at the FJT Old Corkscrew Golf Club (81-75/156) ... In 2009 won two events -- the Class 2A-District 14 Championship at Deep Creek Golf Club (73) and the Donald Ross Memorial Invitational at Sara Bay Country Club (73) ... Medalist runner-up at the 2009 Golfweek Junior Invitational at Saddlebrook Resort (75-77/152) ... Finished fifth at the AJGA Junior at Newcastle (86-76-77/239) and Nemacolin Junior Classic (79-77-76/232) ... Competed for People's Republic of China at the 2010 World Amateur Team Championship in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she tied for 31st individually with a 291 (72-73-71-75) and helping China to a tie for 15th place.
Personal ... Given name is Zhou Ying Qing Luo (Linda) ... Born Feb. 12, 1993 in Shenzhen, China ... Daughter of Zhou Yuling and Luo Yung Quan ... Righthanded ... ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Undecided major ... Interested in international business degree.
What is in Luo's Bag? ... Driver: Ping V2 ... Woods: MacGregor ... Irons: TaylorMade Burner ... Wedges: TaylorMade ... Putter: TaylorMade Rossa Belly ... Ball: Titleist Pro V1 ... Glove: FootJoy ... Favorite Club: 8-iron ... Favorite Course: Ritz Carlton Golf Club (Jupiter, Fla.) ... Best Career Round: 67 (TPC-Tampa Bay in Tampa, Fla.) ... Superstitions: I change balls after a bogey, I only use one ball marker at a tournament, I wash my club the night before the first round, if round goes well, I will clean before next round again.