Samantha Hutchison
Samantha  Hutchison

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
San Jose, Calif.

High School:
Pioneer HS '15

Major:
Sociology - Organizational Studies


05/09/2018

Aggies finish strong at San Francisco Regional

Samantha Hutchison and Christine Danielsson end outstanding individual seasons alongside one another during tournament's final round

05/09/2018

Hughes, Hutchison, Han earn All-Big West honors

Thomas Hutchison becomes Aggies' second all-time Freshman of the Year winner

05/08/2018

Aggies climb regional's leaderboard during second round

Samantha Hutchison moves up two spots, Christine Danielsson enjoys eight-position climb through 36 holes at San Francisco Regional

05/07/2018

Postseason play is underway in San Francisco

Samantha Hutchison and Christine Danielsson finish first playoff round of their careers, will return to action on Tuesday at 8:50 and 8:55 a.m. respectively

05/04/2018

Postseason play begins Monday in San Francisco

Junior Samantha Hutchison and sophomore Christine Danielsson will head to TPC Harding Park, site of the San Francisco Regional

2017-18: BIG WEST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE YEAR... ALL-BIG WEST FIRST TEAM... BIG WEST CONFERENCE GOLFER OF THE MONTH (FEBRUARY)... BATTLE AT THE ROCK INDIVIDUAL CHAMPION... Responsible for the second-highest number of rounds at par, or under, this year (9)... Recorded a team-low stroke average of 73.22... Shot par or lower in all six rounds played throughout the month of February... After posting a then-career low 69 at the Battle at the Rock (2/12, 1st round), she recorded scores of 69 and a new career-best 68 two weeks later in the second and third rounds respectively at the Westbrook Spring Invitational (2/25-26)... These are the first sub-70 scores of Hutchison’s career, all earned within a 16-day timespan... Won the Battle at the Rock with a 5-under 217 to capture her first career tournament title... After leading a field of 81 participants at the Battle at the Rock with her 5-under 211, she followed with a 7-under 209 and finished sixth the Westbrook Spring Invitational... Results at the Battle at the Rock and Westbrook Spring Invitational were two of her four top-10 finishes, which led to her first career Golfer of the Month award... The others took place at the Big West Championship (4/15-17) and Anuenue Spring Break Classic (3/26-28), where she finished 6th and 10th, respectively... Opened her junior season with a 4-over 217 at the Windy City Collegiate Classic (10/2-3).

2016-17: Began the season with a match victory over her opponent at the East and West Match Play Challenge to help the Ags upset tournament host Michigan... Carded her lowest score of the season at the Westbrook Spring Invitational where a four-under 70 in round three placed her at just 3-over-par for the whole tournament, taking home a tie for 23rd individually with a 54-hole 219... Her best finish of the season came at the Anuenue Spring Break Classic where she finished 14th out of 89 competitors with 5-over-par... Closed her season out strong with the team's low round at 1-under-par on day two of the Big West Conference Championships, overall finishing tenth individually with 224 strokes... Following conference play, Hutchison shot an even-par 72 to finish 11th at the U.S. Women's Amateur qualifying tournament and advance to the championships.

2015-16: ALL-BIG WEST HONORABLE MENTION... Competed in six events during her freshman season, four of them during the fall... Posted her highest finish at the East & West Match Play Classic with a T-21st showing... Posted a season-best 6-over... Recorded her best round at the East-West, shooting a 1-over 73... Posted a 2-over 74 in final round of Windy City Collegiate Championship in October and a 3-over 74 at the Stanford Intercollegiate.

PIONEER HS '15:
Played as the No. 2 player on her school's boys' team for four years (girls golf was not sponsored)... Captured varsity letters each year... Competed as an individual during the girls golf season, qualifying for four section championships and winning the Bay Valley Athletic League title as a sophomore and junior... Shot a 4-under 69 while winning the second title... Placed second as a senior... Santa Clara County Girls Athlete of the Week... Twice named to the San Jose Mercury News "Best in the Fall Girls Team".

PERSONAL: Born in Manila, Philippines... Parents are David and Victoria Hutchison... Accomplished junior player who medaled at the 2012 Tournament of Champions at Silverado Country Club... Named JGANC Co-Player of the Year that season... Won 2013 NCGA Juniors Girls champion at Spyglass Golf Course... U.S. Junior Amateur Championship qualifier in 2014... Favorite TV show growing up was Hannah Montana... Psychology classes are her favorite at UC Davis... Her brother, Thomas, competes for UC Davis’ men’s golf team. 

Year Rounds Strokes Low Rd. Par/- Rds. Events Top 5 Top
10
Relative
to Par
Scoring
Avg.
2015-16 16 1226 73 - 7 - - +5 76.6
2016-17 24 1811 70 4 9 - 1 +4 75.5
2017-18 23 1684 68 9 8 2 4 +2 73.2
Totals 63 4721 68 13 24 2 5 +2 75.1