Nov. 16, 2012
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- University of Michigan women's golf head coach Cheryl Stacy announced today (Friday, Nov. 16) the signing of Grace Choi (Dallas, Texas/Woodrow Wilson HS) to a National Letter of Intent for the 2013-14 academic year.
"I am extremely excited and happy to have Grace Choi join our Michigan family and the women's golf program," said Stacy. "Not only is she one of the most highly touted junior golfers in the country but she is at the top of her class academically. She is the perfect fit for the University of Michigan. Her talents coupled with her character will bring great strength to this program for years to come. I cannot wait to see her in maize and blue representing the block M."
Choi is ranked as the No. 37 player in the 2013 class in the AJGA Polo Golf Rankings and plays under coach Tom Crabb at Woodrow Wilson High School. As a junior, she was the medalist at the Region II state qualifier (73-72/145) and advanced to the 4A state finals, where she finished third (76-71/147) individually.
As a sophomore, Choi advanced out of the regional and tied for fifth (77-75/152) at the state final. Over her high school career, she has won three straight UIL 4A District Championship titles to advance to regional play. Choi is ranked No. 1 in her senior class of 310 students and will serve as the president of National Honor Society, of which she has been a three-year member.
She posted a trio of top-three finishes during 2012 summer play on the junior circuit, finishing third at the Killington Junior Golf Championship (75-73-74/222) and tying for third at both the AJGA Junior at Steelwood (74-72-72/218) and the BilliardFactory.com Junior Championship (78-77-76/231).
In 2011, she was the medalist runner-up at the Aaron's/Bob Estes Abilene Junior (76-70-66/212) and posted four additional top-10 finishes: fifth at the Bass Pro Shops/Payne Stewart Junior Championship (73-81-73/227), sixth at both the Signsational Signs Junior at The Woodlands (80-78-72/230) and the AJGA Lubbock Junior (74-76-74/224), and eighth at the Genesis Shootout (72-73-81/226).
Contact: Tom Wywrot (734) 763-4423