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UW Women’s Golf Signs New Zealand Standout For 2022

Nov 10, 2021

SEATTLE, Wash. – Carmen Lim from New Zealand has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Washington, Husky coach Mary Lou Mulflur announced. Lim, will join the Huskies in the fall of 2022.
 
Lim, from Manukau in Auckland, New Zealand, is currently ranked 338th in the World Amateur Golf Rankings and has reached as high as 272. She has been a member of the New Zealand Golf's National Academy for two years.
 
"We are extremely excited to add Carmen to our roster," Mulflur said. "She personifies what it means to be part of this program. She is hard working, resilient and hungry. Carmen relishes the big moments and is at her best when it matters most. She has competed internationally at the highest level, bringing a deep resume with individual and team success."
 
Notably, Lim won the 2019 New Zealand Stroke Play Championship by seven shots as a 15-year-old. She fired a final round five-under 69 and 16-under total to add her name to the trophy, which was previously won by her idol Lydia Ko in 2011.
 


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That same year, she teamed with former Huskies Julianne Alvarez and Wenyung Keh to help New Zealand capture the Astor Trophy, a five-country competition.
 
Recently in 2020, Lim tied for seventh at the Australian Master of Amateurs Championship in Melbourne, the best result of any Kiwi woman or man across the four-day tournament.
 
Other notable results were that she helped Auckland continue its dominance in the women's Interprovincial Championship, lifting them to the 2019 team title. Lim also teamed up to win the 2018 NZ Women's Foursomes Championship, and also won  the Ruth Middleton that year. As a 13-year-old, she won the 2017 Danny Lee Springfield Open.
 
"We are extremely excited to watch Carmen represent Husky Nation for the next four years and we can't wait to get her on campus!" Mulflur said.