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Kasay Holbrook enters her fifth year as the head women's golf coach.
In 2017-18, the Blue Hose had three golfers receive honors from the Big South. Celia Mansour and Maiken Bing Paulsen were named to the All-Conference team, while Serina Combs was named to the All-Freshman team. Mansour also was named the Big South Scholar Athlete of the Year.
Paulsen achieved her program-best eighth top-10 finish with a runner-up finish and personal-best 36-hole record of 143 (-1) at the Mimosa Hills Intercollegiate on April 2, 2018. Holbrook held the record with seven top-10 finishes from 2008-12.
Under Holbrook’s guidance, the Blue Hose placed a program-best 4th at the 2017 Big South Championship with a program-best score of 885 (+21). The team also recorded an 18-hole best of 287 (-1) during the second round. Mansour won the Big South individual title with a tournament record of 9-under 207. The junior also set program records for 18 holes (-6) and 54 holes (-9). Mansour was the first in program history to earn All-Conference and All-Tournament honors from the Big South.
In 2016, Ann Elizabeth Gore became the first Blue Hose golfer to be named to the Big South’s All-Freshman team.
During her tenure, the Blue Hose have had two individual medalist winners: Mansour (x2) and Paulsen. They have had four golfers receive All-Conference honors: Gore, Mansour (x4), Combs and Paulsen.
Prior to returning to PC in 2013 as an assistant golf coach, Holbrook worked at the Big Canoe POA for two years as an assistant golf pro. Starting as a third assistant in 2012, she was promoted to second assistant in March of 2013. Her responsibilities grew to include overseeing outside operations, club repair, setting up WGA Play days, and assisting in clinics. While at Big Canoe POA, Holbrook also entered into the PGA of America to begin the process of working towards her Class ‘A’ certification. As of January 2015, she is a full member the PGA of America.
While playing at PC, Holbrook had one of the most distinguished careers in program history. She earned Big South Player of the Week honors three times. She also accumulated a then program-best seven top-ten finishes and set three individual school records. Her opening round of 70 (-2) at the 2010 Great Smokies Intercollegiate still stood as the program’s best single round performance until 2016. As a freshman, Holbrook also led the team to their first and only tournament win at the 2008 Lady Falcon Invitational.
Holbrook graduated from Presbyterian College in May of 2012 with a degree in business management. She has minors in athletic coaching and physical education. She is set to complete her masters in athletic administration from Georgia Southern in the summer of 2018.