Puthita Khuanrudee
Puthita Khuanrudee
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
High School: Benchama Maharat School
Major: Accounting

2018-19 (Freshman): Participated in all 12 tournaments and 27 rounds…named First-Team All-Horizon League and Horizon League Freshman of the Year…second on the team with a 75.5 scoring average…ranks as the second-lowest single-season average in school history...notched six top-10 finishes and was YSU’s top finisher four times…shot a low round of 71 on two occasions…finished eighth in her collegiate debut at the Roseann Schwartz Invitational with a two-round 148 (73-75)…tied for ninth at the NKU Fall Classic with a three-round total of 224 (76-74-74)…tied for ninth at the Dayton Fall Invitational with a two-round 149 (71-78)…fired a three-round 228 (76-74-78) at the Nittany Lion Invitational…three-round 221 (73-74-74) at the Kiawah Island Spring Classic is tied for the fourth-lowest 54-hole score in program history...earned a season-best second-place finish with a 74 at the Savannah State Spring Invitational…shot even par in a third-place finish at the Indiana State University Invitational with a two-round score of 144 (71-73)…finished fourth at the YSU Spring Invitational with a 73…placed 11th at the Horizon League Championships with a three-round 239 (78-79-82)...earned her first letter.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended the Benchama Maharat School in Thailand...put together a very strong 2017 season which included multiple tournament wins...finished fifth at the Chang Chiang-Mai Junior Golf Championships...earned a top-20 finish at the Talga-Thailand Ladies Golf Association Championship with a season-best round of 72...qualified for the National Student Tournament and the Youth Thailand Tournament.

More about Puthita:

Why I chose YSU: I love the mascot.
 
The best thing about Coach Miklos is: He is extremely caring and is always there to take care of almost anything I need.
 
The best thing about being a Penguin golfer: There's a team that is pushing me and supporting me in everything.
 
The best thing about going to school at YSU is: The opportunity to meet other international students and my teammates.
 
At 150 yards, I pull out my: 8/7 iron
 
My favorite club in my bag is: Driver and putter.
 
My favorite golf course: Panorama Golf and Country Club (Nakorn Ratchasrima, Thailand)
 
My favorite golfer: Puthita Khuanrudee (myself)
 
My golf superstitions/rituals are: I always pray before the event.
 
My greatest sports moment: Being a part of the Thailand National Team and competing in ASEAN school game in the Philippines.
 
Best career competitive round: 71 (-1)
 
Hobbies: Watch Disney movies and cute stuff.
 
Post-college plans/ambitions: Be a successful person.