Ana Paula Valdes

Mexico
Clemson Tigers

BGGA Class of 2016 Ana Paula Valdes won her first collegiate tournament in the fall of 2018 with co-medalist honors at the Battle at the Beach. A starter for Clemson each of her first two years, she was a veteran of 26 tournaments entering the spring of 2019. Valdez has five collegiate top 10s. She earned the top finish for a Tiger at the ACC Women’s Championship, finishing in a tie for 20th.

Here is Valdes’ impressive overview:

  • All-America Scholar by the Golf Coaches Association each of her first two years.
  • Academic All-ACC each of her first two years.
  • Second on the Clemson team in stroke average as a freshman and third as a sophomore, Valdez improved her stroke average from 74.28 as a freshman to 73.63 as a sophomore.
  • Second in Clemson history in career scoring average with a 73.59 figure entering spring of 2019.
  • Second in career rounds at par or better with 29, second in career finish percentage (.659), fifth in career counting scores with 72.
  • Her score has counted 93.5 percentage of the time (72-77).
  • Third in career birdies on career basis with 210.
  • First Clemson golfer to shoot par or better in all three rounds of the ACC Tournament.
  • Clemson’s top player at the ACC Tournament and the NCAA National Tournament as a freshman.
  • Ranked among the top 10 junior girls in the nation for most of her last four years.
  • Second-team AJGA Rolex All-American for 2015.
  • In the summer of 2016 was ranked No. 6 among Junior Girls in the class of 2016.
  • Won the Sergio Garcia Junior Championship in May of 2016 with scores of 71-70.
  • Committed to Clemson as a sophomore in at BGGA.
Julian Perico
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