Height: 5'3"
Class: Junior
City/State: Greenwood, Miss.
High School: Pillow Academy
Major: Communication Studies
Experience: 2 Letters


2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2016 LSWA Freshman of the Year

Averaged 73.82 for the 11-round, four-tournament fall season … Two rounds under par, including a top-5 finish at the Magnolia Invitational … Low round of 68 also came at the Magnolia Invitational.

One of three players to participate in 29 rounds during the year … Won her first college event when she captured the CCLA Spring Break Dual Match with ULM … Played last five rounds of the season at 5-under par, going 73-68 (141, -3) at the CCLA event and then posted rounds of 73-70-71 in the SEC Championships to finish at -2 214 and T17 … Shot no round above 74 in the second and third round of the first four events on the schedule … Posted +9 (78-73-74 – 225) at the LSU Tiger Golf Classic … Averaged 74.41 and 74.58 for 59 rounds over two seasons … Two career top 10s and 11 career rounds of par or better … In the off-season teamed with incoming freshman Kendall Griffin to finish as national semifinalists in the USBC Women’s Amateur Four-Ball competition at the Dunes Golf and Beach Club in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Just missed getting her first college top 10 at the Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel with a 3-over 219 (72-74-73), tying for 11th place ... Posted 4-over 200 with 3-under 69 in opening round of the ANNIKA Intercollegiate (69-74-77), finishing T38 ... Led the team in stroke average with a 74.33 average with one top 10 and five rounds of par or under … One of four LSU players to post a 69 on the team during the season … Posted rounds of 74-71-74 to finish +6 with 219 and T13 in the Darius Rucker Invitational .. T10 came in the Silverado Showdown at +3 with 219 in a field of 93 (72-73-74) … During the summer earned her second Mississippi Women’s Golf Association state amateur championship with her other win coming in 2013.

Played both basketball and golf at Pillow Academy … Part of four golf championships in the MAIS – Girl’s and Boy’s State Team Champions as a ninth graders, as well as individual girl’s state champion that season … Was Boy’s North State Champion as an 11th grader … School winner and state finalist for the Wendy’s High School Heisman in golf … All-Conference and All-Commonwealth in prep hoops … 2013 Mississippi Women’s State Amateur Champion and 2014 Runner-up in State AM … Future Tour Championship Medalist, 2012-14; Advanced to match play in 2012 at USGA Girl’s Junior and from 2012-14 participated in the Junior PGA Championship, best finish T23 (2013) … Graduated with honors and made the Headmaster’s list (all A’s) all four years in high school … Member National Honor Society, Math, Science Club …

Born on July 20, 1996 … Right handed … Parents are Jim and Cissye Gallagher … Mother (Cissye Meeks) played at LSU for Coach Bahnsen (1985-88) and on the LPGA Tour … Dad played on both the PGA and Champion Tour with five PGA wins; he is now serving as an analyst on Golf Channel … aunt, Jackie Gallagher Smith is a former Lady Tiger, who won on the LPGA Tour; and, Uncle Jeff is a member of the PGA Tour … Two sisters: Mary Langdon and Elizabeth; one brother: Thomas … On coming to LSU wrote: “Both my mom and aunt played golf at LSU, so I have been a fan my whole life. I have always dreamed of playing college golf at LSU, but never really knew if that would be possible” … Anticipated major at LSU is communications … Likes to “hang out with friends and family to relax” … Favorite foods are Italian and seafood and favorite dessert is “all things ice cream” … An easy choice for favorite professional golfer “my daddy”.


Mason Rudolph 79-75-73 – 227 T60
ANNIKA Intercollegiate 69-74-77 – 220 T38
Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel 72-74-73 – 219 T11
The Alamo Invitational 76-76-71 – 223 T38
Allstate Sugar Bowl 76-73-77 – 226 54
Darius Rucker Intercollegiate 74-71-74 – 219 T13
LSU Tiger Golf Classic 75-80-76 – 231 T25
Silverado Showdown 72-73-74 – 219 T10
SEC Championships 75-76-76 – 227 T37
NCAA Baton Rouge Regional 77-79-75 – 231 T59

Schooner Fall Classic 79-72-71 – 222 T37
Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel 77-74-73 – 224 T45
Maryb S Kauth Invitational 77-71-72 – 220 T31
Lady Puerto Rico Classic 77-74-74 – 225
Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate 76-82-73 – 231 T59
Darius Rucker Intercollegiate 72-79-79 – 230 T59
LSU Tiger Golf Classic 78-73-74 – 225 T32
PING/ASU Invitational 74-76-76 – 226 T49
CCLA Spring Break 73-68 – 141 1
SEC Championships 73-70-71 – 214 -2 T17

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