Heat golfer Lee an all-Canadian

UBCO's top female player makes 10-member team at CCAA nationals

UBC Okanagan golfer Carolyn Lee has been recognized as all-Canadian in CCAA national women’s golf.

Lee was named to the 10-member team this week at the CCAA national championship in Loretteville, Que.

Lee and the Heat are currently competing in the women’s event at nationals at Club de golf Lorette, which wraps up Friday.

Lee’s golf game progressed as the season wore on and was highlighted when the Calgary product shot a season low on the final round with a 75 on Sunday, Oct. 5 to clinch the provincial silver medal for UBCO. It was the lowest round shot on the women’s tour this season.

The national championship is just her eighth tournament as a player with the Heat.

Carolyn defines student athlete and puts academics ahead of varsity golf as a priority during her short time at UBC Okanagan. She currently studying Biology the Calgary product hopes to one day ultimately pursue a career in medicine.

A recipient of the CCAA National scholar award, in her first and only year, 2013-14, Carolyn relates her study and work habits and in the class room, and translates them directly to her effort on the links.

Lee routinely shows up 90 minutes  before her tee-off time to work on her game before playing a round.

 

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