Kirsty Beckwith
Kirsty  Beckwith

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Leeds, England

High School:
The Grammar School at Leeds (GSAL)

Height:
5-7

As a freshman in 2015-16: Competed in all nine tournaments as a freshman and recorded an 80.50 stroke average, second best mark on the team ... named a WGCA All-American Scholar ... secured three top-10 finishes, including a pair of top-five showings ... best finish of the season came at the Lonnie Barton Invitational where she finished tied for fourth with a two-round score of 157 ... recorded a 77 in the final round of the BIG EAST Championship to wrap up the season with an 11th place showing ... improved stroke average by more than three strokes from the fall to the spring.

Before St. John’s: Member of the Alwoodley Golf Club … represented England in the U18 Nations Cup in 2014 … won the Alwoodley Ladies Scratch Championship and the Rose Tomlinson Trophy Championship in 2014 … crowned the Northern Girls Champion after carding a 74-74—147 … earned third at the 2013 Yorkshire Junior Championship with a 76-70-146 score … named the Abraham Trophy winner in 2012, given to England’s most improved girls golfer (U18) each year … awarded Golf Monthly/Odyssey’s Britain’s Best Putter in 2012 … received the Gold Principles Award at The Grammar School at Leeds (GSAL).

Personal: Full name is Kirsty Louise Beckwith … born in Leeds, England … daughter of Mark and Maria Beckwith … has two siblings Lauren and James … majoring in Psychology.

St. John's career low: 76 (two times last, Rd. 2 at Kingsmill Intercollegiate 3/28/16)

Beckwith Up Close...
Age When Started Playing Golf: 12
Favorite Golfer: Tiger Woods
Favorite Golf Course: Turnberry – Aisla course
Pre-game music: House music
Most Memorable Shot: “Sinking the last putt to win Britain’s Best Putter in 2012. The pressure was on and I delivered.”
Best Piece Of Golf Advice You Ever Received: Quite simply, ‘get the ball in the hole!’

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