Player: Natasha Andrea Oon
University: San Jose State
Area of Study: Business
Expected Graduation: 2021
Soldier Honored: Darrik C. Benson
Third season at San José State…12 top-10 finishes and two other top-20 finishes…currently has a WAGR ranking of 57…finished 27th in April 2019 at the Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific Championship, shooting 72-80-72-74-298…two-time Mountain West Scholar Athlete…two-time Academic All-MW honoree…two-time WGCA All-American Scholar.
San José State Career Golf Honors
2019-20 WGCA Honorable Mention All-America
2019-20 Mountain West Women’s Golfer of the Year
2019-20 First Team All-MW
2019-20 WGCA All-American Scholar
2018-19 WGCA Second Team All-America
2018-19 Golfweek Third Team All-America
2018-19 Mountain West Freshman of the Year
2018-19 WGCA All-American Scholar
2018-19 First Team All-MW
SUMMER 2020 GOLF: Played at the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Md…advanced to match play after tying for 14th place at one-over 145 after two rounds of stroke play…shot a three-under 69 in the second round, tying for the low round of the day…made five birdies and 11 pars during the round…fell in match play to fellow collegian Nicole Whiston 5&4.
2019-20: Honorable mention All-America honoree as selected by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association…Mountain West Player of the Year…first team All-MW…played five tournaments and 14 rounds in the shortened season…71.64 stroke average…three top-10 finishes…second at the Minnesota Invitational at eight-under 136…shot 69-67 in the weather-shortened tournament…tied for eighth at the Illini Women’s Invitational at four-under 212…also tied for eighth at the Juli Inkster at Meadow Club Invitational at three-over 219…tied for 13th at Stanford Intercollegiate at even-par 213…went 2-1 in match play at the Lamkin Invitational…after the fall season, one of 15 collegiate women’s golfers named to the 2020 Golfweek ANNIKA Award Fall Watch List.
SUMMER 2019 GOLF: Won the 117th Malaysian Amateur Open women’s championship in June…recorded her best career round with an eight-under 64 in the third round…finished the tournament at 12-under 276…won by six shots.
2018-19: Second team All-America honoree as selected by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association…third team Golfweek All-America…Mountain West Women’s Golf Freshman of the Year…first team All-MW selection…led the team in stroke average at 72.18 in 34 rounds played…ranked 11th in Golfstat and 28th in Golfweek…won two tournament titles – Minnesota Invitational, her first collegiate tournament, and The Gold Rush…recorded 13 rounds under par and seven round of par…nine top-10 finishes and one other top-20 finish…finished ninth at the NCAA Championship Stroke Play…shot 79-71-72-222 for the three rounds (par 73)…led the Spartans at the NCAA Cle Elum regional with a four-under 212 to tie for ninth place…tied for second at the MW Championship at three-over 219...first two collegiate rounds were memorable ones on her 17th birthday as she shot 67-70 and eventually won the Minnesota Invitational with a nine-under 207…tied with teammate Abegail Arevalo to win The Gold Rush after shooting a two-under 70 in the final round to tie at two-under 214… also finished second at the Silverado Showdown with an even-par 216…named the MW September Golfer of the Month for her win at the Minnesota Invitational and 11th-place finish at the Coeur d’Alene Collegiate…named MW Golfer of the Week on February 27, after tying for first with Arevalo at The Gold Rush…also honored by the MW on April 9, for her second-place finish at the Silverado Showdown.
SUMMER 2018 GOLF: Finished fourth at the Southern California Women’s Amateur…qualified for match play at the California Women’s Amateur where she finished third…member of the 2018 Asian Games Malaysian Team where she finished 22nd…opened the games with a 72.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Cempaka Schools…won Cempaka International School Quadruple Colours Awards.
OTHER GOLF OPPORTUNITIES: Qualified and competed at the 2017 Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia Tournament in October…made the cut after starting 72-73 and finished with a 73 …made it to the round of 32 at the 2017 U.S. Girls Junior Championship before falling in match play…finished 40th at the 2017 IMG Junior World Championship at Torrey Pines…won the 2017 Perak Amateur Open in Malaysia.
PERSONAL: Majoring in business…hopes to one day play on the LPGA Tour…two-time WGCA All-American Scholar, Mountain West Scholar Athlete and Academic All-MW honoree…began playing golf at age four…made a hole-in-one at age 12 to win a car…enjoys reading…Natasha Andrea Oon was born in Jakarta, Indonesia.