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Megan McChrystal
Height: 5'6"
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Stuart, Fla.
High School: Jensen Beach HS
Major: Management
Born: 05/06/1988
Megan McChrystal Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 06/12/2011

2011 Golfweek All-American First Team
2011 NGCA All-American First Team
2011 All-SEC First Team
2011 LSWA Women's Golfer of the Year
2011 First Team All-Louisiana
2010 NGCA Second-Team All-American
2010 SEC First Team
2010 First Team All-Louisiana
2010 SEC Honor Roll
2009 NGCA Second-Team All-American
2009 SEC First-Team
2009 First Team All-Louisiana
2009 SEC Honor Roll
2008 NGCA Academic All-Scholar
2008 Freshman SEC Honor Roll
2008 LSWA Women's Golfer of the Year
2008 LSWA Freshman of the Year
2008 First-Team All-Louisiana
2008 Second Team All-SEC
2008 SEC All-Freshman Team

SENIOR SEASON (2010-11)
Finished her career with another season low average of 72.4 strokes per round and a program best career average of 73.2 for 123 rounds ... Became just the third golfer in the 32-year history of the program to make appearances in four NCAA Division I championships (three with the team) ... Was part of third-place team in the NCAA Championships as the Lady Tigers had their best finish ever in the event, eight shots out of first ... Earned first-team All-SEC and first-team All-American honors selected by the NGCA and Golfweek Magazine ... McChrystal won five career tournaments, including two this season ... Won the NCAA Fall Preview to open the season with a school record 10-under par total of 206, including a seven-under 65 in the final round (68-73-65) .... Also tied for medalist in the NCAA Central Regional at two-over 218 (72-75-71) ... Also finished second at the Tar Heel Invitational, breaking her own school record to shoot 11-under 205 (67-72-66) and second at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate in New Orleans (69-70-73 - 212, -4) ... For the season had seven top fives and 17 rounds of par or under and 20 career top 10s ... 52 rounds of par or under for her career.

JUNIOR SEASON (2009-10)
Concluded her third year at LSU by shooting the lowest round in school, course and tournament history in the final round of the NCAA Division I Women's Championships at the Country Club of Landfall when she posted an eight-under par round of 64 to conclude the 72-hole tournament ... Posted nine birdies and just one bogey for the record round that moved her from 23rd place to a tie for fifth ... Had rounds of 72, 71, 76, 64 for five-under 213 ... The round was just the third round in the 30-plus years of LSU women's golf that was better than 68 and it also marked the first time an LSU golfer finished the 72-hole NCAA Championships under par ... McChrystal turned in three-under 33 and then posted five-under 31 over the final nine holes ... Part of another season in which she led the team in stroke average at 72.8 for 29 rounds ... Had 10 rounds of par or under ... Recorded her third tournament victory at the Tiger-Wave Golf Classic at English Turn ... Posted score of three-under 213 (72-72-69) to defeat field of 124 ... Five top 10s, including her late season goal to finish in the top 10 in the SECs (10th, even par 213), NCAA Regional (6th, five-over 218) and the NCAA Championships (5th, 72-71-76-64 - 283) ... McChrystal won two and tied one match helping LSU on the way to the NGCA National Match Play Championship to open the season ... Appeared in every event for LSU.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008-09)
For second straight year, participated in all but one event for LSU and was first on the team in stroke average ... Set a school record for single season stroke average, averaging 72.69 for 29 rebounds to become the first LSU women's golfer to average below 73 for a single season ... Won two tournaments - The Central District Invitational (Feb. 16-17) with a three-under 213 (71-74-68) and the Bryan Park National Collegiate (April 3-5) with one-under 215 (73-73-69) ... Five finishes of sixth or better eight career top 10 finishes through two years ... Besides the two wins, finished fourth at three-under at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate; sixth at two-over in the Auburn Derby; and sixth in the NCAA West Regional at four-under 212 (74-69-69) ... Became the first LSU women's golfer to win two tournaments in a year since Meredith Duncan in 2002 ... First golfer to earn first-team All-SEC honors since 2005; First All-American golfing honor for LSU since 2005 .... 12 rounds of par or under ... Shot 68 twice, 69 three times.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2007-08)
Participated in all but one event for the Lady Tigers and was first on the team in stroke average ... Average of 74.6 strokes per round ... Had nine rounds of par or better, including a 68 and two 69s ... Shot two-under par 70 in the final round of the NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championship ... Earned three top 10 finishes: a tie for 10th at the Mercedes-Benz Championships with even par 216; 4th at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic with one-under 215; and 7th at the LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic at five-over 221 ... Qualified for the U.S. Women's Amateur for the third time and then advanced through two rounds of qualifying with 73-74 to make it to the 64 player field for match play, winning twice before losing the round of 16.

PRIOR TO LSU
Finished third in the Florida Junior Tour in 2007 at Disney World ... Had two wins and a second on the FJT in 2006 ... Lost out in match play in the United States Girls Junior Championship in 2004 ... Had two appearances in the U.S. Women's Amateur and also in the Public Links Championship ... In 2007, was second at the Florida High School state championships, shooting a 65 in regionals ... Team won 2003 Florida High School Class 2A State Championship ... Principal's Honor Roll.

PERSONAL
Born on May 6, 1988 ... Right-handed ... Parents are Frank and Karyn McChrystal ... One brother, Frank (19) ... Relaxes by reading, watching TV or going to the beach ... Favorite food is Italian ... On coming to LSU, said "Coach Karen Bahnsen influenced me the most, along with the golfing facilities at LSU.Collegiate Finishes

2007-08
Cougar Classic 73-70-75 - 218 t12
Mason Rudolph Championship 74-81-74 - 229 t61
Mercedes-Benz Championship 72-73-71 - 216 t10
UA-Ann Rhodes Intercollegiate 80-80-74 - 234 t54
Lady Puerto Rico Classic75-69-71 - 215 4
UCF Challenge 76-71-68 - 215 t12
LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic 76-74-71 - 221 7
Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic 69-87-76 - 232 t24
SEC Women's Championships 75-75-81 - 231 t20
NCAA Central Regional 73-73-74 - 220 t14
NCAA D1 Championships 73-88-73-70 - 304 t55

2008-09
Cougar Classic 74-71-72 - 217 t14
Mercedes Benz Collegiate 71-74-68 - 213 t4
Auburn Derby Invitational 74-73-71 - 218 t6
Central District Invitational 71-74-68 - 213 1
UCF Challenge 71-76-74 - 221 t43
Liz Murphey Collegiate 76 t19
Bryan Park National Collegiate 73-73-69 - 215 1
SEC Women's Championships 76-70-75 - 221 t17
NCAA West Regional 74-69-69 - 212 t6
NCAA D1 Championships 74-77-77-74 - 302 t32

2009-10
NGCA Match Play Championship 80-71 - 151 t29
Mason Rudolph Championship 70-71 - 141 t15
Landfall Tradition/NCAA Preview 73-73-74 - 220 t12
Central District Invitational 74-77-74 - 225 t24
Kinderlou Forest Challenge 73-75-74 - 222 t7
Tiger-Wave Golf Classic 72-72-69 - 213 1
Bryan National Collegiate 78-76-72 - 226 t38
SEC Women's Championships 72-72-69 - 213 t10
NCAA West Regional 71-71-76 - 218 6
NCAA D1 Championship72-71-76-64 - 283 t5

2010-11
NCAA Fall Preview 68-73-65 - 206 1
Mason Rudolph Championship 70-71-68 - 209 t4
Tar Heel Invitational 67-72-66 - 205 2
Central District Invitational 71-72-73 - 216 t3
Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate 69-70-73 - 212 2
LSU Tiger Golf Classic 72-74-75 - 221 t5
Liz Murphey Collegiate 78-76-77 - 231 t58
SEC Women's Golf Championship 72-78-75 - 225 19
NCAA Central Regional 72-75-71 - 218 t1
NCAA Championships 72-77-76-75 - 300 t43

Career Statistics: 

Season

Rounds

Strokes

Avg.

Par or Under

Low 18

Low 54

Top 10

Best

2007-08

34

2,535

74.6

9

68

215

3

4th

2008-09

29

2,108

72.7

12

68

212

5

1st (twice)

2009-10

29

2,112

72.8

14

64

213

5

1st

2010-11

31

2,243

72.4

17

65

205

7

1st (twice)

Totals

123

8,998

73.2

52

64

205

20

1st (5 times)

 

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