Ashley Prange

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Ashley Prange
Personal information
Born (1981-11-24) November 24, 1981 (age 37)
Newport Beach, California, U.S.
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Nationality United States
ResidenceNoblesville, Indiana, U.S.
Career
CollegeUniversity of North Carolina
Turned professional2005
Retired2011
Former tour(s)Futures Tour (2005–11)
Professional wins2
Number of wins by tour
Symetra Tour2
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA InspirationDNP
Women's PGA C'shipDNP
U.S. Women's OpenCUT: 2007, 2011
Women's British OpenDNP

Ashley Prange (born November 24, 1981) is a professional golfer and winner of the reality television program The Big Break V: Hawaii.

College and amateur career[edit]

Prange was born in Newport Beach, California. She graduated from the University of North Carolina in 2004 with a degree in Marketing and Advertising. She won three events and recorded 15 top-10 finishes during her career at UNC. She was a 2003 NCAA All-America Honorable Mention and 2004 NCAA First-Team All-American.

Professional career[edit]

Prange won the Golf Channel's The Big Break V: Hawaii in 2006. She won two Futures Tour events in 2006. In 2007, she became a non-exempt member of the LPGA Tour and competed that year on both the LPGA Tour and the Futures Tour. She failed to perform well enough to retain her LPGA Tour playing privileges and in 2008 was back playing on the Futures Tour full-time. She last played the Futures Tour in 2011.[1]

College coaching career[edit]

Prange was an assistant coach at Stetson University from 2009 to 2011.[2] In October 2011, Prange was hired as the coach of the women's golf team at Jacksonville University.[3] After coaching the team for one year, she accepted an assistant coaching position at University of Central Florida.[4][2]

Personal life[edit]

Prange credits her father Bob Prange, who has been her "main influence, backbone and rock," as the individual most influencing her career.[5]

Prange became engaged in July 2008 to Brian Snyder, a professional baseball player for the San Diego Padres.

Professional wins (2)[edit]

Futures Tour (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 Mar 19, 2006 Greater Tampa Duramed FUTURES Classic[6][7] −10 (69-68-66=203) 2 strokes United States Stephanie George
2 Jul 2, 2006 Northwest Indiana FUTURES Golf Classic −2 (71-71-72=214) 1 stroke United States Lori Atsedes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ashley Prange bio". Futures Tour. Archived from the original on June 15, 2012.
  2. ^ a b Seeley, Andy (July 17, 2012). "Prange Joins UCF Women's Golf Staff". UCF Athletics. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  3. ^ Smits, Garry (October 3, 2011). "JU hires 'Big Break' winner as women's golf coach". The Florida Times-Union.
  4. ^ Smits, Garry (August 25, 2012). "Area Golf Notebook: JU names former TPC Sawgrass pro as new women's golf coach". The Florida Times-Union.
  5. ^ "Ashley Prange bio" (PDF). LPGA. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 25, 2008.
  6. ^ "The Fringe". Golf World. Vol. 59 no. 31. March 24, 2006. p. 47. Retrieved December 31, 2015 – via EBSCO.
  7. ^ "Big Break player Prange wins Futures Tour event". USA Today. Associated Press. March 19, 2006.

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