Hunter Ross
Hunter  Ross

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Manakin-Sabot, Va.

High School:
The Collegiate School

Last College:
NC State

Birthdate:
09/24/1989

Graduated:
May 2012

04/08/2012

Deacons Finish Seventh At Bryan National Collegiate

Wake Forest places two golfers in the top-10

04/07/2012

Wake Forest Cards A 299 In Round Two Of Bryan National Collegiate

Sophomore Olafia Kristinsdottir remains in the top-5 after a second round 72

04/06/2012

Wake Forest Opens Bryan National Collegiate With Solid Round Of 295

Sophomore Olafia Kristinsdottir is one-shot off the lead after an opening 71

04/05/2012

Women's Golf Looks To Defend Its Title At The Bryan National Collegiate This Weekend

Senior Cheyenne Woods is the defending champion on the Bryan Park Players Course

03/04/2012

Women's Golf Finishes Tied For 9th At Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

Sophomore Olafia Kristinsdottir notches her third top-20 finish of the season


2011-12 Tournament Results

Career Tournament Results

Fall 2011 & Spring 2012
Played in two events as an individual and finished with a scoring average of 81.8 ... Shot rounds of 86-83 at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate and finished tied for 77th ... Carded rounds of 81-82-77 to finish tied for 80th at the Bryan National Collegiate.

Spring 2011
Played in a total of four events, two as an individual and two for the team ... Finished with a scoring average of 84.3 and had two of six rounds count towards the team score ... Carded rounds of 81-79-88 and finished tied for 63rd at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge ... Played as an individual at the Bryan National Collegiate, finishing 89th after rounds of 86-87-95.

Fall 2010
Played in her first tournament as a Demon Deacon in the season-opening NCAA Fall Preview ... Carded rounds of 85-80-82 and finished 93rd ... Played as an individual at the Lady Tar Heel Invitational, posting rounds of 82-86-81 to finish 94th.

2009-10
Redshirted

2008-09 (at NC State)
Played in a total of three tournaments as a member of the Wolfpack ... Finished tied for 43rd at the Landfall Tradition (Oct. 24-26) after rounds of 83-78-79=240 (+24) ... Shot a final round 76 at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic (Feb. 8-10) to finish tied for 56th ... Played as an individual at the Q'doba Invitational where she finished 50th after a season-low 74 in the final round ... Finished the year with a 79.67 stroke average in nine tournament rounds.

Personal
Full name is Ashley Hunter Ross ... Born on September 24, 1989, in Richmond, Va. Lettered in golf for six years at The Collegiate School in Richmond, Va., for coach Michael Brost ... Named team MVP three times (2004, 2007, 2008) ... Earned all-state honors in 2008 ... Was named the 2006 Virginia State Golf Association (VSGA) Junior Golfer of the Year ... That same year she earned first team All-America honors on the Future Collegians World Tour (FCWT) ... Named second team All-America by FCWT in 2004 ... Won the 2004 Virginia State Junior Girls Championship at the age of 14 ... Won the prestigious Junior Amateur North-South at Pinehurst in 2006 - final round 69 included birdie on three of the last five holes ... Played in the United States Jr. Girls Championship in 2004, 2006, and 2007, making the match play round in 2007 ... Also competed in the 2006 Women's U.S. Amateur at Pumpkin Ridge and also qualified for match play ... Honor roll student since the 5th grade and was a member of the Cum Laude Society ... Competed in swimming (backstroke) for five years ... Nominated for the exclusive Lexus of Richmond Pursuit of Perfection Leadership Award ... Was involved with the Judicial Council and the Outreach and Interact Community Service clubs ... Daughter of Dale and Joanne Ross of Manakin-Sabot, Va.

Getting to know Hunter...

Most people don't know this about me: I've been hypnotized
What I love most about the game of golf is: Everyday is a whole new day
Favorite tournament you have played in and why: US Women's Am
If I could be a freshman again, I would do this differently: Take myself a little less seriously
I wish I were better at: Not being stubborn
Your "Welcome to college moment": There are no easy tests
Something most people don't know about me is: I can be very outgoing
My baseball walk-up song would be: Lil Wayne- Sky is the Limit
Favorite Coach Dailey saying: "Ya'll so bad."
Best advice from Mom or Dad: Everything happens for a reason
Describe your style of play in one word: Unpredictable
Nobody can believe I watch(ed): The Bachelor(ette)
Favorite athlete to watch in another sport: Roger Federer
If I could be on the cover of any magazine, it would be: Golfweek
My first job was: Caddying at the Foundry
My worst habit is: Getting stressed too easily
If I could play another sport here at Wake, it would be: Field hockey
Person who has most influenced your golf game: My parents
Your dream vacation: A private, tropical island with a coral reef
The hardest thing you ever had to do: Getting surgery on my back
The thing you like the most about Wake Forest: supportive and organized atmosphere
If I could bring something with me from my hometown, it would be: My lab
Actress that would play me on the big screen:¬¬Cameron Diaz
The best golfer you have ever played with: Michelle Wie
Your pre-round superstitions or habits: Eating a banana
One thing you couldn't imagine living without: The sun
Your worst phobia: Getting grades back
One word to describe Coach Dailey: competitive
Person you would love to trade places with for a day and why: Birdie Kim on the day she holed out from the bunker on 18 to win the US Open
The top three things on my bucket list are:
1. Play on tour
2. Have a hole in one
3. Graduate with masters of Accounting from Wake Forest


Favorite golfer: Adam Scott
Favorite non-sport person: My roommate
Favorite toy as a child: My putter
Favorite cartoon as a child: Scooby-Doo
Favorite summer job: Caddying
Favorite course you've played: Pumpkin Ridge
Favorite course you would like to play but haven't: Augusta National
Favorite team to play with or against: UVA because a lot of the girls are from my home state and I grew up playing with them
Favorite TV show: Gossip Girl and 90210
Favorite food: Fruit
Favorite pre-round meal: Banana
Favorite cereal: Frosted Mini Wheats
Favorite movie: Blue Crush
Favorite music group: Dave Matthews
Favorite restaurant in Winston-Salem: Putters
Favorite restaurant anywhere: On the Border
Favorite sport besides golf: Tennis
Favorite sports team: UNC Basketball
Favorite sports announcer: Robert Wrenn
Favorite midnight snack: Milkshake
Favorite song to sing in the shower: Something relaxing
Favorite Wake Forest athlete: Riley Skinner
Favorite golf accessory: Hats
Golf ball of preference: Pro-Vx
My 14 clubs:
Ping Rapture
Callaway 3 Wood
Taylor Made Rescue TP 3-4
Callaway Fusion Irons 5-P
Callaway 50, 54, 58
Yes Natalie Putter

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