Chessey  Thomas

Chessey Thomas


Spokane, Wash.

High School:
Saint George's School


CAREER SCORECARD (Through June 1, 2014)

Year Trns. Rds. Strokes Avg. Low High Par or Better T10 T25
2010-11 10 31 2,370 76.45 68 84 2 0 3
2011-12 8 24 1,796 74.83 70 80 5 0 3
2012-13 10 30 2,245 74.83 66 83 8 2 4
2013-14 10 28 2,081 74.32 70 82 6 2 5
Totals 38 113 8,491 75.15 66 84 21 4 15

Senior (2013-14)
Cougar Classic 75-74-70--219 26t
Mercedes-Benz Championship 70-70--140 2t
Alamo Invitational 73-75-75--223 50t
Lady Bulldog Individual 75-72--147 1t
Lady Puerto Rico Classic 73-74-72--219 13t
Darius Rucker Intercollegiate 75-75-73--223 26t
Bryan National Collegiate 78-79-75--232 42t
Rebel Intercollegiate 73-74-73--220 16t
SEC Championship 74-71-79--224 14t
NCAA West Regional 75-77-82--234 58t
Junior (2012-13)
Cougar Classic 74-72-77--223 54t
Liz Murphey Fall Preview 75-74-72--221 23t
Mercedes-Benz Collegiate 75-69-74--218 11t
Alamo Invitational 73-80-75--228 53t
Seminole Match Up 72-74-72--218 8t
Darius Rucker Intercollegiate 74-76-78--228 36t
LSU Classic 83-75-76--234 36t
Bryan National Collegiate 79-79-71--229 56t
SEC Championship 78-74-81--233 28t
NCAA East Regional 77-66-70--213 8t
Sophomore (2011-12)
Cougar Classic 75-75-70--220 38t
Mason Rudolph Fall Preview 75-74-80--229 52t
Tar Heel Invitational 77-75-72--224 50t
SEC/Pac-12 Challenge 78-71-70--219 20t
Darius Rucker Intercollegiate 78-78--156 49t
Anuenue Spring Break Classic 74-74-78--226 18t
NCAA Central Regional 74-77-73--224 14t
NCAA Championship 76-78-74-70--298 45t
Freshman (2010-11)
NCAA Fall Preview 76-79-80--235 81
Golfweek Challenge 79-73-73--225 24t
Mercedes-Benz Championship 74-74-72--220 23t
Pac-10/SEC Challenge 74-74-80--228 54t
LSU Tiger Golf Classic 78-74-75--227 26t
Bryan National Collegiate 76-81-80--237 46t
Rebel Intercollegiate 76-73-74--223 12t
SEC Championship 74-79-78--231 36t
NCAA West Regional 74-73-84--231 52t
NCAA Championship 80-81-84-68--313 102t

Senior (2013-14)
  • Named to the 2014 All-SEC second team
  • Finished eighth on the Lady Vols' all-time career low average (75.15)
  • Led the Lady Vols with a season stroke average of 74.32
  • Won first collegiate tournament at the Lady Bulldog Individual on Feb. 8.
  • Competed in all three stages of the LPGA Qualifying School, barely missing the final tour card cut. Click Here
  • Finished runner-up at her final home event (Mercedes-Benz Championship in Knoxville, Tenn.)
  • Made the first cut at the LPGA Q-School. Chessey's Blog

Junior (2012-13)
  • Ended her junior season with a career low round of 66 and a season best finish of T-8th at the NCAA East Regional tournament.
  • Finished in a tie for 54th at the Cougar Classic, carding a second-round even-par 72 score
  • Posted back-to-back top-25 finishes in the Liz Murphey Fall Preview and Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championships
  • Was the top scorer in the Fall Preview, finishing in a tie for 23rd among the nation's best collegiate women's golfers
  • Tabbed a team-best second round card of 3-under par 69 at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championships, placing in a tie for 11th
  • Rounded out the fall campaign with second-best stroke average on the team with 74.17
  • Posted her best finish on the year with with a tie for eighth at the FSU Match-Up, helping the Lady Vols to a third-place team finish
  • Tied for 36th at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate
  • At the LSU Classic, finished in a tie for 36th with an 18-over 234 card
  • Carded a 229 (+13) total at the Bryan National Collegiate, tying for 56th
Sophomore (2011-12)
  • Played in eight contests for Tennessee
  • Finished par or better five times, including two straight rounds under par at the SEC/Pac-12 Challenge
  • Compiled a stroke average of 75.25 - fourth for Tennessee
  • Posted her highest finish of the season - T14-at the NCAA West Regional
  • Three top-25 finishes tallied on the season were at the SEC/Pac-12 Challenge, Anuenue Spring Break Classic and the NCAA West Regional
  • Her best round of the season came at the Cougar Classic and the NCAA West Regional, where she fired a 70 on the final day of both competitions
Freshman (2010-11)
  • Finished two rounds at par or better on the season - once at the Mercedes-Benz Championship and her season best 68 in the final round of the NCAA Championship
  • Compiled a stroke average of 76.45 - fifth for Tennessee
  • Posted her highest finish of the season - T12 - at the Rebel Intercollegiate with a three-day score of 223
  • Led Team Washington to back-to-back fifth-place finishes at the Junior America's Cup in 2007 and 2008
  • Tied for second during the stroke play portion of the 2010 PNGA Women's Amateur Championship in Clarkston, Wash. and advanced to the round of 16 in the event
  • Three days after winning her first 4A state title in 2009, cap- tured the Pacific Northwest Junior PGA Championship with back-to-back even-par 72s
  • Nabbed three top-10 finishes at AJGA competitions in 2009, including a win at the Scissortail Junior Championships
High School
  • Attended St. George's School, which didn't have a golf team
  • Competed for nearby Lewis and Clark H.S.
  • Captured her second-straight 4A Washington state girls title in May of 2010, carding a two-day 138 total
  • In 2009 she snagged medalist honors at the state tournament with a 36-hole total of 139 (-5) and led Lewis and Clark to the team crown
  • Ranked as high as No. 24 among Golfweek's Class of 2010 Commitments
  • A four-time Greater Spokane League Player of the Year selection
  • District Player of the Year in 2008, 2009 and 2010
  • Also was an all-league performer in basketball and led St. George's to the state tournament.
  • Born Feb. 12, 1992 in Santiago, Chile
  • Parents: Regina and Jeff Thomas
  • Major: Journalism and Electronic Media
  • Interesting facts: Scored 1,000 points as a high school basketball player, adopted from Chile, and was a 6-time MVP/POY in golf and basketball during prep career
  • Career Ambitions: Continue her golf career as long as possible and possibly get into coaching
  • Biggest influence: Her parents without a doubt
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Lake cabin in Hayden, Idaho
  • What's playing on your iPod: Country, Justin Timberlake, some music from the early 2000's and 80's Rock.
  • Why she chose Tennessee: "We have great coaches, amazing facilities and resources, and a rich program history."
  • Favorite TV Show: Friday Night Lights
  • Recipient of the Ann Baker-Furrow Scholarship Endowment




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