Orange and Blue weigh in with 12th place finish
Orange and Blue Drop Two Places in the Standings
Orange and Blue Occupy Ninth Following First Round
Orange and Blue Finish up in 11th Place Overall
Orange and Blue sit in 11th After Two Rounds
Photos from the women's golf team's 2013 end-of-the-year banquet.
Images taken at the Women's Golf Big Ten Championships in French Lick, Ind. April 26-28.
Illini finish 11th at Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational
Photos from the Insperity Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate and the Illini's subsequent spring break trip.
Photos from the Clover Cup, held on March 8-10, 2013, in Mesa, Ariz.
Fall 2012 - Sophomore: Participated in all five fall tournaments, averaging 78.67 strokes over 15 rounds ... Shot under par for the first time in the third round of the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invite, hitting a 71 (-1) to move into 37th place with a team-leading 225 (+9), the best Illini tournament total of the fall ... Finished a season-high 26th at the Hoosier Fall Invitational, shooting a 233 (+17).
2011-2012 - Freshman: Did not compete.
Four-year IASAS (Interscholastic Association of Southeast Asia School) Championship participant ... Won an individual gold medal freshman year, an individual silver medal sophomore year and individual bronze medal at the IASAS Championship ... Team won gold medal during both her junior and senior year ... Four-year ISB (International School Bangkok) letterwinner ... Runner-up at Dove Mountain Arizona Challenge in 2009 ... Earned a Thailand Golf Association Junior Ranking from 2009-10.
Born May 20, 1993 ... Daughter of Boonchai and Buppa Thirati ... Born in Bangkok, Thailand ... Has one older sister named Ploy Thirati ... Received honor roll in 7 out of 8 semesters of her high school career ... Majoring in Economics.
|Year||Events||Rds.||Strokes||Avg.||Low Rd.||Low Tour.|
Best Finish: T-26th - Hoosier Fall Inviational (Oct. 13-14, 2012)
Low Round: 71 (Round 3) - Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invite (Oct. 28-30, 2012)
Low 54-Hole Score: 225 - Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invite (Oct. 28-30, 2012)
|Sept. 10-11||Colonel Wollenberg's Ram Classic||81-78-79 = 238||T-69th|
|Sept. 17-18||Dale McNamara Invitational||78-81-80 = 239||T-66th|
|Sept. 22-23||Wolverine Invitational||82-82-81 = 245||T-40th|
|Oct. 13-14||Hoosier Fall Invitational||76-77-80 = 233||T-26th|
|Oct. 28-30||Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invite||73-81-71 = 225^||T-37th|
^ Led the team
Nickname: Pimalicious, Pimpim, Pimster
Being a Fighting Illini means: Having a responsibility and the honor to compete in the NCAA
Funniest teammate: Nora and Crystal
Best dressed teammate: Jackie
Something I have to bring on every road trip: A book to read and an iPod
Pre-round superstitions: I just have to go to the restroom before every round even if I don't actually have to go
Favorite course: Amata Spring and Country Club, Thailand
Favorite club: 7-iron
Favorite athlete: Adam Scott
Favorite Illini athlete (not on your team): Gabriella Ngugen (Gymnastic Team)
Favorite movie: Lord of the Rings
Favorite TV show: How I Met Your Mother
Favorite book: The Timetraveler's Wife, The Rule of Four
Favorite food: Tuna Tartare
Favorite activity outside golf: Playing piano
Favorite restaurant: Sushi Rock
Favorite band: Incubus
Longest drive: 220 yards
Dream job: to become the minister of finance in Thailand
Actress I would want to play me in a movie about my life: Myself!
Super power I would most like to have: Timetravel
Person I would most like to spend a day with: Brandon Boyd
If I was on a reality show it would be: America's Next Top Model...NOT!
Best playlist on my iPod: Pump-up Playlist
If I weren't a golfer, I would play: I would dance
One thing I can't go a day without: Music
Something most people don't know about me: I'm very passionate about Greek and Roman mythology
One thing I've always dreamt about doing: Break dancing
Three words that describe me are: Commitment, Dedication, Respect
Career Plans: To work for the Thai government; the ministry of finance
Updated January, 2013