ABOUT COURTNEY FERGUSON
Award-winning student-athlete who joins the Cougars from Oklahoma State... Houston native and Clear Lake High product who steps in as the oldest member of the 2013-14 team... Expected to be a leader for the younger team members, both on and off the course... Niece of former Houston Men's Golfer Scott Ferguson.
Competed for two seasons at Oklahoma State before transferring to Houston. Sophomore (2012-13): Competed in six tournaments, three in the fall and three in the spring... Tied for 13th at the Hurricane Invitational after posting a score of 224... Fired a second-round 70 at the Stanford Intercollegiate on the way to a tie for 53rd. Summer (2013): Advanced to the semifinals of the Texas State Amateur Championship... Knocked off No. 5 seed Kalynd Caron with a 5 and 3 win in the First Round... Took a 3 and 1 victory against current Houston teammate Emily Gilbreth in the Round of 16... Claimed a 3 and 1 win against No. 13 seed Jaqueline Strickland in the Quarterfinals before falling in her second match of the day. Freshman (2011-12): Competed in a pair of events during her first season in Stillwater... Tied for 51st at the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate... Carded a 226 total... Also played at the Big 12 Championship... Tied for 33rd at 237 with rounds of 83, 78 and 76. Amateur: Tied for 57th during stroke play at the Women's Trans National Golf Association Amateur Championship after posting rounds of 76 and 84... Finished 19th at the AJGA's Under Armour/Vicky Hurst Championship... Tied for 10th at the Ping Phoenix Junior with a 227 total... Won the Elbit Systems of America Junior Championship after posting rounds of 65, 73 and 75 for a 213 total... Won the AJGA Houston Junior as well... Posted scores of 74, 75 and 73 for a 222 total... Finished 18th at the 2009 Elbit Systems of America Junior Golf Classic.
CLEAR LAKE HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterwinner for head coach Karolyn Criado... Won eight tournaments as a senior... Earned All-State honors as a junior and senior... Finished fifth at the UIL State Tournament as a junior before finishing fourth as a senior... Was an All-District pick three times as well... Captured district individual crowns as a junior and senior... Led her team to three regional titles and four district championships.
Full name is Courtney Lauren Ferguson... Born Jan. 28, 1993 in Houston... Daughter of Alan and Jody Ferguson... Uncle, Scott, competed with the Houston Men's Golf team from 2000-02... Majoring in economics.