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Marissa Chow
Marissa Chow

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Honolulu, Hawaii

High School:
Iolani HS

Height:
5-3

Experience:
2V

10/19/2014

Ching, Chow Help End Waves' Fall Season on Strong Note

Alina Ching and Marissa Chow both tied for fourth place at the Stanford Intercollegiate.

10/18/2014

Women's Golf Through Two Rounds at Stanford

Sunday's final round is also the last round of the fall season for the Waves.

10/17/2014

Ching, Chow Off to Good Start at Stanford Intercollegiate

Pepperdine is tied for sixth place with two rounds to play.

10/09/2014

Chow Earns First WCC Golfer of the Month Award of the Season

It's the second career monthly award for Marissa Chow, who won the Golfweek Conference Challenge last month.

09/30/2014

Chow, Ching Lead Waves as Annika Intercollegiate Concludes

The Waves' final tournament of the fall is the Stanford Intercollegiate on Oct. 17-19.

03/12/2014

Women's Golf at Bruin Wave Invitational (3/3-4/2014)

Jeff Golden's photos of the 2014 Bruin Wave Invitational, at which Pepperdine finished second.

02/19/2014

Women's Golf at Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge (2/19/2014)

Jeff Golden photos from the first round of the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge.

Marissa Chow Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader

CAREER: A two-time All-WCC first teamer through two seasons ... Her career scoring average of 73.50 ranks third all-time at Pepperdine ... Ranks ninth in school history with 14 below-par rounds ... Has eight top-10 and 13 top-20 finishes in 20 tournaments.

PEPPERDINE 2013-14: Earned Golfweek All-American third team honors as a sophomore ... Ended the season ranked #29 nationally by both Golfstat and Golfweek/Sagarin ... Repeated as an All-WCC first team selection ... Averaged 72.83 strokes, the sixth-best mark in Pepperdine single-season history, in 30 rounds ... Was in the lineup at all 10 tournaments ... Had four top-10 finishes and a team-best eight top-20 results ... Recorded 10 below-par rounds ... Opened the season with back-to-back second-place finishes at the Dick McGuire Invitational (72-73-68=213) and the Golfweek Conference Challenge (71-70-71=212) ... Her 5-under 68 in the third round of the McGuire was a season-best, as was her 54-hole score of 6-under at that tournament ... Finished at or below par at five tournaments ... Earned WCC Player of the Month honors for October after tying for 16th at the Schooner Fall Classic (77-72-69=218) and tying for 11th at the Stanford Intercollegiate (70-69-73=212) ... Tied for second place at the WCC Championships (74-72-73=219) ... Tied for fourth place at the Bruin Wave Invitational (72-70-74=216) ... Tied for 22nd at the NCAA East Regional (71-72-73=216) ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors and was a Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.

PEPPERDINE 2012-13: Made the All-WCC first team as a freshman ... Ended the season ranked #71 by Golfweek/Sagarin and #77 by Golfstat ... Was second on the team with a 74.17 stroke average ... Played in all 10 tournaments and 30 rounds ... Had four top-10 and five top-20 results ... Tied for 13th in her collegiate debut at the Dick McGuire Invitational (73-73-75=221) ... Her four top-10 results came consecutively in the spring ... Tied for second at the Bruin Wave Invitational (74-71-74=219), tied for ninth at the `Anuenue Spring Break Classic with a 1-under 215 (71-75-69), tied for 10th at the Farms Invitational (75-74-75=224) and tied for third at the WCC Championships (72-77-73=222) ... Her best of four sub-par rounds was a 3-under 69 in the third round of the `Anuenue Spring Break Classic ... Tied for 26th at the NCAA West Regional (74-77-69=220) ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.

AMATEUR/JUNIOR GOLF: Won a local qualifier and competed in the 2014 U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst No. 2 (and led briefly in the first round after recording birdies on four of the first six holes) ... Placed fourth at the 2010 Calloway Junior World Championship ... Was the first-round leader after a 5-under 69 and ended up with a 4-under 292 ... Tied for ninth place at the 2011 Calloway Junior World Championship with a 2-under 294 ... Made seven consecutive appearances at the event and made the cut the last five times ... Won the 2011 Hawaii State Junior Golf Association State Championship ... Qualified for the 2011 USGA Girls Junior Amateur Championship ... Participated in the 2011 Manoa Cup and was the only girl to make it to the second round of match play ... Among her class, ranked as high as #12 in the Golfweek/Sagarin index and #14 on the Junior Golf Scoreboard.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Iolani High School, located in Honolulu, Hawaii, in 2012 ... Played four years on the varsity ... Named the Interscholastic League of Honolulu's Player of the Year as a senior ... Had three top five-finishes at the state tournament ... Won the ILH title as a freshman and junior.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Nelson and Lynne Chow ... Has one brother, Matthew ... Majoring in business administration ... Chose Pepperdine because it "has a great balance of academics and athletics and I knew I would make lasting relationships with friends as well as mentors."

FAVORITES: Enjoys working out and playing volleyball and basketball ... Favorite thing about golf is "it is challenging mentally and physically. You will learn many things about yourself and it is a great test of character."

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