Tulsa, Oklahoma — Local high school golf standout, Taylor Dobson, from Broken Arrow High School, has signed a national letter-of-intent to continue her education and playing career at The University of Tulsa, Head Coach Emilee Klein-Gille announced today.
Dobson is ranked second in the state of Oklahoma among junior golfers for 2016, has a national ranking of 82 in the entire class of 2016 and an AJGA national ranking of 288.
"We’re exited to have Taylor join our program in 2016," aid Klein-Gille. "She has been working extremely hard on her game and is showing consistently low scores. She is a solid putter and ball striker and knows what it takes to win."
Dobson was also named today the female award winner of the Wendy’s High School Heisman for Broken Arrow High School, an award that recognizes high school student-athletes who maintain a 3.0 GPA or better and are proven leaders and role models within their school and community.
In 2015, Dobson has won the OJGT Battle for Bixby with identical rounds of 73 and also captured medalist honors at the OJGT Heritage Falls Round-Up after turning in rounds of 69 and 76. She also placed second at the Lincoln Park Junior Classic (68-70), third at the OGA Boys & Girls Junior Championship (75-72), fourth-place at the WOGA Girls State Championship (73-82) and fifth at the AJGA Kansas Junior Championship (73-79-74).
Dobson captured victories at the OGA Boys & Girls Championship (65-67), the OJGT Tour Championship (68-72) and the Battle Creek Fall Roundup (73-69) in the 2014 season.
As a prep sophomore, Dobson led her Broken Arrow team to the school’s first regional championship and a second-place team finish at the Oklahoma Class 6A State Championship. She was named the Tulsa World All-Metro Girls Player of the Year with a stroke average of 74.25, while finishing among the top three in every tournament, including a win at the Class 6A East Regional and runner-up for the state title.
During her junior season, Dobson recorded six tournament titles, including a victory at the Frontier Valley Conference Championship with a one-under 71 at Bixby’s White Hawk Golf Course. She finished in third-place individually at the Class 6A state tournament and had a season stroke average of 73.9.
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