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Celeste Valinho

Jacksonville, Fla.
Providence School
High School


2019-20 (Freshman)
• Played in three tournaments
• Cracked the lineup for season-opener at the ANNIKA Intercollegiate
• Best tournament score both came at the Windy City Collegiate while she posted her best single-round scores during back-to-back round at the IJGA Collegiate Invitational
• Named to 2020 ACC Honor Roll

Junior and Amateur Golf / Personal
• Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences

• Tied for second at the 2019 Florida Women’s Open
• Was 13th at 2019 Florida Girls’ Junior Amateur
• Qualified for the 2019 U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Championship
• Won her division of the 2018 PGA National Junior Open at PGA National Golf Club
• Was the semifinalist at 2018 Florida State Golf Association’s Junior Amateur Match Play championship
• In 2018, had six top-10 finishes on the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour, including wins at the  North Florida Junior Open, PGA National Junior Shootout a win at the HJGT Summer World Championships
• Helped her Providence School team to runner-up finish at Florida high school 1A golf championships as a senior
• Finished in the top-10 of individual play for the second consecutive season
• Named all-First Coast after posting the lowest score in regional competition among Jacksonville-area players for any division
• Competed in the USGA’s 2018 U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball championship

Celeste Valinho’s Career Statistics

2019 (Fall) 9 700 77.78 74

Celeste Valinho’s Career Bests
Career Best Tournament Finish: 56th, ANNIKA Intercollegiate, Sept. 18, 2019
Career Top-10 Finishes: 0
Career Best 54-Hole Score:
230, Windy City Collegiate, Oct. 1, 2019
Career Best 18-Hole Score: 74, Windy City Collegiate, Oct. 1, 2019