Maria Hoyos

Sr | Pereira, Colombia, South America | Bishops Gate Golf Academy

2019-20 BESTS
Low Round:
67, Round two of the IJGA Collegiate Invitational (2/17/20)
Low Tournament: 214 (76-67-71) at the IJGA Collegiate Invitational (2/16 – 2/18/20)
Best Finish: T-10 at the IJGA Collegiate Invitational (2/16 – 2/18/20)

Low Round:
67, Round one of the Evans-Derby Experience, playing as an individual (March 18, 2018)
Low Tournament: 207 (67-70-70) as individual at the Evans-Derby Experience, March 18-20, 2018
Best Finish: Second as individual at the Evans-Derby Experience, March 18-20, 2018

AS A JUNIOR (2019-20)
Competed in three events, finishing in the top-30 in two of them … Finished tied for 27th in her 2019-20 season debut, shooting a 217 at the Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational … Was stellar at the IJGA, recording her second career top-10 finish … Matched her career-best single-round score, firing a 67 in round two of the event .. Finished the season with a 73.11 stroke average.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2018-19)
Competed in four events, matching her total from her freshman season … Recorded a 52nd place finish at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic … Finished with a 77.67 scoring average

AS A FRESHMAN (2017-18)
Competed in four events, three times as an individual … Posted a collegiate best round of 67 on day one of the Evans-Derby Experience … Her 207 at the Evans-Derby Experience was a career-best score as was her second-place finish … Finished the year with a 73.58 stroke average.

Considered one of the LPGA’s next rising stars … Bishops Gate Golf Academy … Moved into the Rolex Junior Golf Ranking Top-10 as a junior … Checks in from Pereira, Colombia, South America … Helped Team Colombia defend its title as the championship of the Copa Los Andes in 2014 … Wins include the Wells Fargo Junior Classic (2015), South American Championship U18 (2014) with a runner-up finish in 2016, Copa los Andes (the South American Match Play Championship, 2013, 2014), The Columbian Open (2013), the South American U15 (2012, 2013, 2014), the Copa Arturo Calle U18 2013, 2014), and the Copa Hedurado Herrea U18 (2013) … Won the three South American events in the same season … Fifth-place finish at the PING Invitational (2015), the World Amateur Team Championship (2014), The Wyndham Cup (2015) and the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup (2013, 2014) … American Junior Golf Association All-American in 2015, ranked as high as No. 9 in the Polo rankings and No. 65 in the Women’s Amateur Golf Rankings.

Daughter of Sandra Villegas and Alvaro Hoyos

Freshman (2017-18)      
Maryb S. Kauth InvitationalOct. 22-24, 2017 (Ind)380-70-70=220+4T2153-20 (.726)
Lady Puerto Rico ClassicFeb. 11-13, 2018 (Ind)373-77-78=228+15T2046-19 (.707)
Evans-Derby ExperienceMarch 18-20, 2018 (Ind)367-70-70=207-9273-1 (98.6%)
Liz Murphey Collegiate ClassicApril 13-14, 2018377-71-80=228+12T3833-37 (.471)