Golf's Zhu Earns WGCA All-American Scholar Award

Katherine Zhu (Owen Main photo)
Katherine Zhu (Owen Main photo)
July 3, 2018

MALIBU, California – Katherine Zhu became the first member of the Pepperdine women’s golf program to earn four-time Women’s Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar honors, as the organization announced its postseason academic awards this week.

Zhu (Vancouver, B.C.), an international studies major who graduated in April, received numerous academic awards over her four seasons. She was also a three-time Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar and a three-time West Coast Conference All-Academic first team pick.

Zhu, who earned All-WCC first team honors as a junior, appeared in 39 events and 107 rounds over her four seasons. She had a scoring average of 76.54 strokes and finished with three top-10 and seven top-20 results.

A minimum 3.50 GPA is required to make the WGCA All-American Scholar list. A total of 1,011 student-athletes were recognized across all divisions.



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