Kayla Bloor | Feature Writer
The 2015-2016 Southern Miss Golden Eagles' women's golf team was the best in program history.
Graduated from Florida State in the spring of 2016 and will have two years of eligibility left for the Golden Eagles.
Florida State: Played in four events including three as a Seminoles starter for 11 rounds, averaging 79 strokes per round… Set her career low round (72) at the Florida State Match-Up… Set career low 36-hole (151) and 54-hole (223) scores and best finish (T15th) at the Florida State Match-Up.
Prep: Graduated from Niceville High School in 2013… a four-year varsity member at Niceville who was undefeated with a 94-0-1 record during her prep career… Named the Northwest Florida Daily News Golfer of the Year in both 2011 and 2012… named Player of the Year at Niceville by the coaching staff and her teammates in 2012… led Niceville to the 2011 Class 2A State Title… also led Niceville to three consecutive district championships in 2010,2011, and 2012… played in four consecutive state tournament championships… earned medalist honors at the 2012 Regional I Championship and at the 2012 district championship… earned top 30 individual finishes in the state championship finals in both 2010 and 2011… earned medalist honors at the Medicus Cup Spring Tour at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in 2011… two-time individual champion at the Rocky Bayou Junior Classic (2011 and 2013)… her stellar prep career included a school tying record 4 under par score of 32 (for nine holes) during her senior season on that same Rocky Bayou course… helped Niceville capture the FCA Invitational in both 2011 and 2012… led Niceville to the 2010 and 2012 Miracle Strip Invitational Championship while earning medalist honors in the tournament with a score of 74… earned the first hole in one of her career at the age of 14… her lowest career single round score is a 68 in tournament play… helped her team win the Panhandle Cup Championship in 2012.
Personal: Born January 31, 1995… Kayla is the daughter of Kathy and Chief Master Sergeant Roger Bloor (US Air Force, Retired)… graduated Magna Cum Laude from Niceville High School and was inducted into the National Honor Society… a member of the Class of 2013 Hall of Fame at Niceville… a sister, Erica, is a graduate student at Florida State… selected Florida State after also considering Auburn… was offered a scholarship by Seminole head coach Amy bond on the spot after her individual championship clinching round in the 2012 district championship … she immediately accepted Bond’s offer… graduated from Florida State with a bachelor’s degree in Sport Management on April 30, 2016.
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