June 14, 2012
Duke University’s Lindy
Duncan, ranked No. 1 on the Golfweek/Sagarin
Women’s Individual Rankings, received
top honors at this year’s NCAA awards ceremony.
Following the conclusion of the 2012 NCAA Championship, Duncan
was named PING National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) National Player of the
Year, winner of the Golfstat Cup, NCGA First Team All-American and NGCA
Duncan birdied four of her last five holes to tie for sixth
at the NCAA Championship. In addition to having placed top-10 at all of her starts
this season, she won the Mason Rudolph Fall Preview, Northrop Grumman
Challenge, Bryan National Collegiate and the ACC Championship. The two-time ACC
Player of the Year will begin her senior season tied for fifth in wins and
top-10 finishes in Duke women’s golf history.
Before beginning her NCAA career, Duncan won the first event
of her AJGA career in 2006 at the First American Title Junior Classic and
placed in the top-10 in nine of her 16 appearances. She was a second-team Rolex
Junior All-American in 2006 and 2008 and played twice in the Rolex Tournament
Duncan recently represented the U.S. in the 2012 Curtis Cup
at the Nairn Golf Club, in Nairn, Scottland.