Jeff Golden photos of the third and final round of the Bruin Wave Invitational at Robinson Ranch Golf Club.
Jeff Golden's photos of the Waves during the first round of the event played at Palos Verdes Golf Club.
Photos of Pepperdine from the first and second rounds at the Traditions Club in Bryan, Texas.
CAREER: In four seasons, had a career average of 74.56 strokes, which ranks seventh all-time at Pepperdine ... Appeared in 42 tournaments and 124 rounds (tied for third-most in school history) ... Also on the Waves' career charts, ranks tied for third in sub-par rounds (24), seventh in top-20 finishes (22) and seventh in top-10 finishes (15) ... Had two career victories ... A four-time All-WCC first teamer and a 2008 All-American.
PEPPERDINE 2010-11: Finished her career with her fourth All-WCC first team award as a senior ... Appeared in all 10 tournaments and all 30 rounds and had a stroke average of 75.07 ... Placed in the top 20 four times and in the top 10 twice ... Fourth place at the UNLV Spring Invitational with a 5-under 211 (72-69-70) ... Sixth place at the WCC Championships (75-77-74=226) ... Tied for 14th place at the Bruin Wave Invitational (77-72-74=223) ... Tied for 16th place at the Golfweek Conference Challenge (73-76-74=223) ... Had a season-best 3-under 69 in the second round of the UNLV event ... Tied for 41st place at the NCAA West Regional (76-73-80=229) ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.
PEPPERDINE 2009-10: Picked up her third All-WCC first team honor as a junior ... Averaged 75.65 strokes in 11 tournaments and 31 rounds ... Had a final national ranking of #89 by Golfweek/Sagarin ... Finished with five top 10 finishes ... Named the WCC Player of the Month for September and February (her fifth and sixth career monthly honors) ... Best finish of the season was a tie for second at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge with a 1-over 214 (69-72-73) ... Best score of the season an 8-under 211 (71-71-69) at the Dick McGuire Invitational, good for third place ... Took fifth at the Golfweek Conference Challenge (71-75-72=218), seventh at the WCC Championships (79-79-77=235) and tied for seventh at the Wildcat Invitational (68-77=145) ... Had six sub-par rounds, including all three at the Dick McGuire Invitational, and a season-best 4-under 69 in the third round ... Tied for 95th at the NCAA East Regional (77-77-80=234) and tied for 118th at the NCAA Championships (73-86-76-80=315) ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.
PEPPERDINE 2008-09: Named to the All-WCC first team again as a sophomore ... Led the team with a 74.18 stroke average in 33 rounds and all 11 tournaments ... Had six top 20 and four top 10 finishes ... Finished #53 in the Golfweek/Sagarin index and #59 in the Golfstat rankings ... Won the Wave Invitational with a 5-under 139 (68-71) ... Tied for fifth place at the WCC Championships (71-83-77=231) ... Tied for seventh place with a 7-under 209 at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown (73-70-66) ... Her 6-under 66 tied the sixth-lowest score in school history, and her total of 7-under is the 11th best score ... Had an eighth-place result at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge (78-73-76=227) ... Shot a 1-under 215 at The UCF Challenge (71-69-75), good for a tie for 14th place ... Tied for 35th at the NCAA West Regional (69-75-78=222) ... Tied for 57th at the NCAA Championships (79-74-79-76=308) ... Had a team-high total of nine sub-par rounds.
PEPPERDINE 2007-08: Had one of the top seasons in school history as a freshman ... Named to the All-American second team by both Golfweek and the NGCA ... Also made the All-WCC first team and was named WCC Freshman of the Year ... Ended up ranked #15 nationally by Golfstat and #17 by Golfweek/Sagarin ... Played in all 10 tournaments and averaged a team-best 73.37 strokes in 30 rounds ... Her scoring average was sixth-best in school single-season history ... Led, or shared the team lead, in every tournament but one ... Had four top 10 finishes and seven top 20 finishes ... Earned WCC Player of the Month honors each of the four times it was awarded ... Was co-medalist of the WCC Championships (71-73-76=220) ... Finished below par at two tournaments ... Shot a 4-under 215 and tied for 11th place in her first collegiate tournament, the NCAA Fall Preview ... Fired a 6-under 67 (tied as the sixth-best round in school history) in her first round there ... Shot a 3-under 213 (70-71-72) at the UCF Challenge and tied for seventh place ... Tied for second at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge (70-71-75=220) ... Finished in a tie for fifth at the Wildcat Invitational (71-77-72=220) ... Tied for 47th at the NCAA Central Regional (76-77-76=229) ... Had a total of seven sub-par rounds ... Rated as the nation's #1 freshman in the preseason Golfweek rankings ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.
AMATEUR/JUNIOR GOLF: Won the 2009 Women's Western Amateur and reached the Round of 32 at the U.S. Women's Amateur ... An alternate for the 2008 U.S. Curtis Cup team ... Played in the 2008 Ladies British Amateur ... Has played in various LPGA events, including a tie for 53rd at the Safeway Invitational in March 2007 and a spot in the 2006 U.S. Open ... Won the Monday qualifier at the LPGA's SBS Open in February 2007 ... Has played in the last three U.S. Women's Amateurs ... A three-time AJGA Rolex Junior All-American first teamer ... Has won six AJGA tournaments and finished second four times ... Rated among the nation's top 10 juniors ... Tied for first at the Arizona Silver Belle Championship in December 2007 ... Led the 2006 U.S. Junior Team to a third-place finish at the Honda International Junior Tournament in Japan ... Set a record in the stroke play portion of the 2005 USGA Girls' Junior Championship with a 12-under 130 (63-67) ... Part of the 2005 victorious Junior Solheim Cup team ... Won the 2004 and 2005 Laura Diaz FCWT Girls National Championship.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from the Laurel Springs Academy in 2007 ... Finished her final two years of high school in just one year thanks to an accelerated home-schooling program ... Spent her first two years of high school at Notre Dame Preparatory, located in Scottsdale, Ariz. ... Won the state 4A title as a freshman, shooting a 142 (74-68) ... Earned a student-athlete award in 2004.
PERSONAL: Born in Plano, Texas ... Daughter of Richard and Tonnie Karle ... Has an older brother, Austyn, who is a fellow senior at Pepperdine and is a member of the men's golf team ... Majoring in advertising ... Is an accomplished classical pianist ... Chose Pepperdine because "it has the best academic and athletic blend for me to be able to accomplish my goals, and with my strong faith I wanted to attend a religious university."
FAVORITES: Enjoys the piano, reading and photography ... Favorite golf course is North Berwick in Scotland ... Favorite books are the Bible and the Twilight series ... Favorite movies are Cinderella Man and Driven ... Favorite TV shows are Seinfeld and True Blood ... Favorite musical artists are Sting, Colbie Caillat and Queen ... Favorite sport other than golf is hockey ... Favorite thing about golf is "it tests every part of you, such as your character and attitude, and you are always coming back for more."