Player: Alden Wallace

2021-Alden Wallace
Hometown: Shreveport, LA
University: Louisiana State University
Area of Study: Political Science
Expected Graduation: 2022
Soldier Honored: Ronnie L. Sanders

WGCA All-American Scholar – 2019, 2020
SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll – 2020, 2021
SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll – 2019

Low (Single Round): 66
– SEC Championship Stroke Play (April 14, 2021; 1st Round)
Low (Single Round to Par): -6
– SEC Championship Stroke Play (April 14, 2021; 1st Round)
Low (54 holes): 208, SEC Championship Stroke Play (April 14-16, 2021)
Low (54 holes to Par): -8, SEC Championship Stroke Play (April 14-16, 2021)
Best Career Finish: T4th (twice)
-LSU Tiger Golf Classic (April 6-7, 2021)
-Mason Rudolph Women’s Championship (September 21-23, 2018)
No. of Top 10 Finishes: 5
– LSU Tiger Golf Classic (T4; April 6-7, 2021)
– SEC Championship Stroke Play (T10; April 14-16, 2021)
– Florida State Match-Up (T5th; February 29-March 1, 2020)
– Mercedes-Benz Intercollegiate (8th; September 16-17, 2019)
– Mason Rudolph Women’s Championship (T4th; September 21-23, 2018)
No. of Even or Under Par Rounds: 15
No. of Rounds Played: 63
Stroke Average: 75.10

Participated in four tournaments, including the SEC Championships and the NCAA Championships, averaging 72.85 (third on the team) for 13 rounds … Had 63 career rounds for an average of 75.10 for his three years at LSU … Posted a 6-under 66 in the opening round of the SEC Championships (April 14) … Posted 8-under for 54 holes in that tournament (66-70-72) … Two top 10s T4 in LSU Tiger Golf Classic (-1 215) and T10 in the SEC Stroke Play … 15 rounds of par or under and 5 top 10 finishes in career.

One of three players to compete in all seven regular season tournaments before season was shortened by COVID-19 … Averaged 74.86 strokes over 21 rounds, improving her average by almost two strokes since her rookie season … Posted five rounds of even or under par … Best finish of season was a tie for 5th place at the Florida State Match-Up in the Spring … Season-low round of 68 (-4) in 2nd round of the IJGA Collegiate Invitational … Was the top finisher on the team at the Mercedes-Benz Intercollegiate with an 8th place finish.

Competed in nine regular season tournaments, the SEC Championship and the NCAA East Lansing Regional, only rookie to compete in all 11 tournaments … Averaged 76.28 strokes over 29 rounds in rookie season … Posted three rounds of even or under par … Best finish of season was a tie for 4th place at the weather-shortened Mason Rudolph Women’s Championship in September … Season-low round of 68 (-4) in 2nd round of the Mason Rudolph Women’s Championship … Was the top finisher on the team at the Mason Rudolph Women’s Championship.

Played high school golf at Loyola College Prep … Won the 2017 Louisiana High School Division II State Championship … Won the AJGA St. Francisville Area Foundation Junior at The Bluffs Champion Course … Competed in the 2017 United States Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Tournament, advancing to the round of 32 … 2018 Louisiana Girls State Amateur runner-up … 3-time Shreveport Times Best of Preps Girls Player of the Year.

Born on September 26, 1999 … Right-Handed … Parents are Matthew and Lauren Wallace … Older brother, Cameron … Major is Political Science … Won the 2019 Louisiana Women’s Amateur Championship … Favorite professional golfer: Rory McIlroy … Favorite professional women’s golfer: Jessica Korda … Favorite movie: Ladybird … Favorite actress: Emma Watson … Favorite actor: Timothée Chalamet … Favorite golf course: Spyglass Hill at Pebble Beach in California … If I could play with anyone: Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas, Rick Fowler, Gary Woodland.

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