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Chelsea Harris
Chelsea Harris


Normal, Ill.

High School:
Normal University



Harris' Dream Turns to Reality

Former Hawkeye opens U.S. Women's Open play Thursday at 5:45 a.m. (CT)


Harris Set for U.S. Women's Open

Former Hawkeye opens play at 68th annual event Thursday at 5:45 a.m. (CT)


UI Diploma in 2012; U.S. Open in 2013

Chelsea Harris will compete at the 2013 U.S. Women's Open Championship


Harris Earns Big Ten Sportsmanship Award

Normal, Ill., native earns honor for first time in her career


Hawkeyes Finish Play at Big Ten Championships

Iowa finishes 10th with a 929 (319-301-309, +65)


Big Ten Women's Golf Championships - Final Round

Photos from the final round of the 2012 Big Ten Women's Golf Championships - 4/29/12


2012 Big Ten Women's Golf Championships - Round 2

Photos from Round 2 of the 2012 Big Ten Women's Golf Championships - 4/28/12

2011-12 -- competed in 11 tournaments, including 32 rounds... posted team-best 76.28 average (2,441 strokes), tying Liz Bennet for the ninth-best scoring average in school history... finished in the top-10 at three events and in the top-20 at two others... posted team-best 54-hole score in six events... finished tied for second at the Saluki Invitational, a career-best... tied for seventh at the Big Ten Championships, one position from being named to the All-Championships team... became the first Iowa student-athlete to place in the top 10 at the conference tournament since Tyrette Metzendorf took third place at the 2009 Big Ten Championships... carded a 36-hole score of 142 between the second and third rounds, her best two round total of the season... shot season-best 70's at the Westbrook Spring Invitational and Big Ten Championships... fired a season-best 54-hole score of 217 at the Westbrook Spring Invtiational to finish tied for 12th... tied for ninth at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational, carding a 227... placed tied for 13th at Chip-N Club Invitational (T13th)... led team at Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational by finishing tied for 31st... Iowa's Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree... letterwinner.

2010-11 -- competed in 10 tournaments, including 30 rounds...finished in the top 15 at three events...recorded second-best 36-hole score in school history at the Badger Invitational (143)... best finish came at Hawkeye Invitational (fourth)... posted low round score of 70 (-2) at Badger Invitational, the 11th-best round in school history ... posted team-low tournament score at Badger Invitational (221), Lady Northern Invitational (228), Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic (236) and Big Ten Championships (312) ... 221 (+5) at Badger Invitational was season-best 54-hole score and ranked as the 11th-best 54-hole score in school history... recorded 2,313 total strokes...tied for team lead for lowest average (77.1) with teammate Kristi Cardwell...letterwinner.

2009-10 -- competed in nine tournaments including 28 rounds... carded career-best 18-hole score (69), 36-hole score (140) and 54-hole score (213) at Challenge at Onion Creek... tied for 10th, career best, at Challenge at Onion Creek... letterwinner.

2008-09 -- competed in all 10 tournaments as a freshman... fired career-low 18-hole score of 76 at the Eagle Landing Invite and Big Ten Championships... carded career-low 36-hole score of 154 in the first two rounds of the Hawkeye Invitational... recorded 237 for a career-best 54-hole score at the Eagle Landing Invite... placed T-27th at the Indiana Invitational, a career best... third overall team scoring average with 81.3, includes 31 rounds... letterwinner.

High School -- member of the three-time state championship University High school golf team...second place team finish at state her freshman year was the only loss in four years for the team...four year letterwinner, three-time all-conference, two-time MVP and conference champion...placed 20th at the state tournament in 2007...holds course record at D.A. Weibring Golf Club, at Illinois State with a 70...qualified for the Big I National Tournament by winning the Illinois regional and state qualifiers . . . finished 10th in the Illinois Open summer after senior year; five players ahead of her were professionals . . . high school coach was Cal Hubbard.

Personal - - Born Jan. 26, 1990 . . . daughter of Jim Harris and Lisa Day . . . Pre Business major . . . competed for Normal University High School . . . father played baseball at University of St. Francis.

Season Rds. Strokes Avg. Low Round (Tournament)
2008-09 31 2,520 81.29 76 (Eagle Landing, Big Ten Championships)
2009-10 28 2,172 77.57 69 (Challenge at Onion Creek)
2010-11 30 2,313 77.10 70 (Badger Invitational)
2011-12 32 2,441 76.28 70 (twice)
Career 121 9,446 78.07 69 (Challenge at Onion Creek)
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