Player: Gurleen Kaur

2021-Gurleen Kaur
Hometown: Houston
University: Baylor University
Area of Study: Business
Expected Graduation: 2022
Soldier Honored:

Three-time All-American (2018, 2020 and 2021) and 2020 WGCA All-American Scholar ... Last name pronounced CORE ... Named to 2021 All-Big 12 team... Participated in the Augusta National Women’s Amateur in April of 2021...  Made the cut at the US Women’s Open at The Olympic Club in June... As a junior, Kaur recorded the lowest single-season scoring average in program history (71.97)... All four of her previous seasons have been among the 18 best single-season stroke averages in program history. Entered 2020-21 with the second-best career stroke average (72.54)... Ranks in the top-five all time at Baylor in top-10’s and 6th in career top-fives, entering her final season... Fired a second-round 65 at the ICON Invitational at the Betsy Rawls Invitational in the fall of 2020 to tie a program record... Graduated high school a semester early and joined program in January 2018 after signing with Bears in November 2017 ... Became fifth All-American in program history when named honorable mention by Golfweek following 2018 freshman season ... Named 2021 All-America honorable mention by Golfweek becoming just the second three-time All-American in program history... Enters redshirt senior season second in Baylor’s career stroke average with 72.64 mark across 108 rounds ... Has three of top-13 single-season stroke averages in program history, including the best mark at 71.97 during 2020-21 redshirt junior season ... Recorded top-12 finishes in all three postseason events as freshman, including All-Tournament Team recognition at Big 12 Championship and NCAA Championship ... Has finished top-25 in all five postseason events during three-year collegiate career ... Advanced to match play at U.S. Women’s Amateur in each of last four years from 2017 through 2020, including quarterfinals berth at 2018 U.S. Women’s Am ... Named to 2018 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team, 2019 Academic All-Big 12 Second Team and 2020 Academic All-Big 12 First Team ... Five-time Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll selection.

2020-21 (Redshirt Junior): Played in eleven of Baylor’s twelve team events leading the team with a stroke average of 71.97 across 34 rounds... She tied for the team lead with 4 top-5 finishes last year highlighted by two wins to start the season at the Schooner Fall Classic where she shot a 5-under 205, helping Baylor to a 31 stroke win at Belmar Golf Club... She followed that up with a win the Betsy Rawls Invitational in Austin... Kaur played an integral role in helping Baylor win five-straight events... Kaur fired three rounds at par or better on her way to ...  She also claimed another pair of top-5’s in the spring with a 4th place finish at the Lone Star Invitational and a 3rd place finish at the Big 12 Championship... Earned Golfweek All American Honorable mention honors, becoming Baylor’s 2nd three-time All-American in Baylor history.

2019-20 (Junior): Played in all eight team events as part of Baylor lineup, posting 72.52 stroke average across 23 rounds ... Led team with 12 rounds at par or better ... Recorded two top-5 finishes, four top-10 results and six top-25 finishes ... Named honorable mention All-American by Golfweek and finished the season ranked No. 44 in Golfweek’s collegiate individual rankings ... Led team in below-par percentage at 17.6% with team-best 73 birdies across 414 holes ... Tied for team lead in par-4 scoring average at 4.07 ... Recorded top-6 finishes in three of five fall tournaments ... Opened season with third-place finish at 4-under 212 in Trinity Forest Invitational ... Tied for third place at 2-under 208 in 81-player field at Schooner Fall Classic ... Tied for sixth place in 82-player field with 5-under 211 in White Sands Invitational ... Opened spring season by finishing 10th in SMU/DAC Invitational ... Tied for 17th place at 1-over 217 in IJGA Collegiate Invitational ... Tied for 33rd place in Darius Rucker Intercollegiate, which was final tournament before remainder of season was cancelled due to COVID-19 ... Earned WGCA All-American Scholar recognition and was selected to Academic All-Big 12 First Team ... Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls.

2018-19 (Sophomore): 
Competed in all 10 team events as part of BU lineup and appeared in one individual event ... Led team with 72.91 stroke average across 32 rounds, which was fifth-best single-season average in program history ... Played team-best 13 rounds at par or better and recorded four top-10 finishes ... Opened season with three consecutive top-25 finishes and closed year with five consecutive top-25 results ... Started season playing in No. 2 spot in lineup and tied for 15th place at 4-under 140 in 102-player field at Cougar Classic ... Tied for 19th place at 3-under 210 in Schooner Fall Classic ... Finished below par for third straight tournament with sixth-place finish at 1-under 215 in Betsy Rawls Invitational ... Started streak of three consecutive top-10 finishes by taking eighth place at 1-over 214 in Darius Rucker Intercollegiate ... Followed with tie for eighth place at 1-over 217 in Evans Derby Experience ... Earned career-first medalist honor by finishing atop 84-player field at Bruzzy Challenge with 54-hole score of 9-under 207 ... Tied for 19th at Big 12 Championship and tied for 23rd place at NCAA East Lansing Regional ... Named to Academic All-Big 12 Second Team and fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls.

2017-18 (Freshman): Enrolled in January after graduating a semester early from Cy Woods High School ... Earned All-America honorable mention recognition from Golfweek after posting 73.53 stroke average across 19 rounds ... Led team and posted 10th-best single-season stroke average in program history ... Played seven of 19 rounds at par or better and counted 93 percent of rounds toward team score ... Recorded top-12 finishes in all three postseason tournaments and shot par or better in six of 10 postseason rounds ... Finished among top-25 individuals in four of six tournaments, including pair of top-10 finishes ... Appeared in Baylor lineup in all six tournaments ... Shot 2-under 69 in first collegiate round and finished tied for 23rd place with 9-over 222 at Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge ... Moved up one spot to No. 4 in lineup for Darius Rucker Intercollegiate and tied for 56th place at 16-over 229 ... Remained No. 4 for Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic, tied for 31st place at 9-over 225 ... Earned Big 12 Championship All-Tournament Team honors after finishing seventh in 45-player field with 5-over 221 ... Climbed to No. 2 spot for NCAA Austin Regional, tied for 12th place in 96-player field at 3-under 213 ... Remained No. 2 for NCAA Championship and earned All-Tournament Team recognition after tying for seventh place in 132-player field with 1-under 287, improving each round with final three rounds below par ... Helped Baylor to tie for eighth place at NCAA Championship, which was program’s third-best finish in program history ... Following collegiate season, played in 2018 U.S. Women’s Amateur, advancing through stroke play and winning three consecutive matches before falling on 19th-hole playoff in quarterfinals ... Earned Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team and spring Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll recognition.

High School: Attended Cy Woods High School in Houston ... Graduated a semester early to enroll at Baylor in January 2018 ... Entered BU ranked No. 22 nationally among junior golfers and No. 7 in the 2018 signing class by Golfweek ... Three-time Rolex Junior All-American ... Won three consecutive district titles ... Played for Wyndham Cup West team.

Personal: Born and raised in Houston ... Daughter of Paul Singh and Rimpy Kaur ... Parents were born in India ... Speaks three languages ... Business major.

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