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Columbia Women's Golf BIO
Jackie Chulya
Player Profile:
Jackie Chulya 1413141
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bangkok, Thailand
High School: Shrewsbury International School

CAREER

Became the second player in program history to claim three All-Ivy League honors and the first player in school history to earn three consecutive All-Ivy League honors ... Four-time Women's Golf Coaches Association All-American and four-time National Golf Coaches Association Scholar selection ... Three-time Academic All-Ivy League selection ... Concluded her career with a 75.989 stroke average, which ranked a close second in school history to Michelle Piyapattra (75.51) ... Two-time team captain ... Captured two individual titles in her career: 2015 River Landing Classic and 2016 Cardinal Cup.

2016-17

First Team All-Ivy League selection after placing fifth in the Ivy League Championships (April 21-23) ... Academic All-Ivy League spring selection ... Served as team captain ... Led squad in stroke average (74.61, 1,716 strokes on 23 rounds), top-5 finishes (two), top-10 finishes (five), top-25 finishes (seven), low round scoring (70), under par rounds (five) and rounds played (23) ... Led team in stroke average in the fall (73.45) and spring (75.58) ... Placed fifth at the 2017 Ivy League Championship (April 21-23) with an 80-73-73-226 (+10) to earn All-Ivy League First Team honors ... Placed sixth at the Nittany Lion Invitational (Sept. 24-25) with a 74-76-72-222 (+6) ... Finished in fifth place at the Princeton Invitational (Oct. 1-2) with a 71-74-76-221 (+5) ... Placed ninth at the Yale Intercollegiate (Oct. 7-8) with a 70-73-143 (+1) ... Tied for eighth place at the Cardinal Cup (Oct. 23-25) with a 78-74-71-223 (+7).

2015-16

Named the Dinah Shore Trophy Award winner … Selected as the unanimous Ivy League Player of the Year after finishing with the second-best single-season scoring average in program history (74.95) … Earned second team All-Ivy honors after taking ninth with a 77-83-75—235 (+16) at the Ivy League Championship (April 22-24) … Set the single-season program record in both birdies made (62) and par-4 scoring (4.16) … Posted career-best with a 70 in the final round of the Cardinal Cup to finish tied for first and earn a share of the title with a 72-71-70—213 (-3) … Named co-winner of the William Terminello Award, given to the most valuable player of the women’s golf team ... Served as team captain ... Academic All-Ivy League spring selection.

2014-15

Earned first team All-Ivy League honors during her second season as a Lion ... Academic All-Ivy League Spring selection ... Came in with the second lowest scoring average for Columbia at 76.74 ... Won the individual title at the River Landing Classic (4/11-4/12) leading the Lions to a team win with her even-par 54-hole total of 216 (73-74-69) ... Top Columbia golfer at the Ivy League Championship (4/24-4/26) coming in a tie for fourth to take first-team All-Conference honors with a +14 (76-77-77—230) ... Tied for 15th at the Seton Hall Pirate Invitational (4/2-4/3) at +10 (79-75) ... Helped Columbia to a team win at the Nittany Lion Invitational (10/3-10/5) with a first round 72 ... Earned a spot on the 2014-15 Spring Academic All-Ivy list.

2013-14

Competed in all nine tournaments for the Lions this year and shot the team’s second-lowest scoring average at 77.48 … In her second collegiate tournament, Chulya finished in sixth place at the Princeton Invitational, shooting a 71 in the second round which was her low round of the year (77-71-74—222) … Led the team at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational with an 18th place finish (78-71-78—227) … Helped the team capture the title at the 8th Annual Roar-EE Invitational and finished tied for 5th place (77-78—155) … Posted a 23rd-place finish in first Ivy League Championship (87-77-78—242).

HIGH SCHOOL

Four-year member and two-time captain of the golf team ... Most Improved Golfer Award recipient and Elite Silver Athlete in 2010 ... Recognized as an Elite Gold Athlete from 2011-13 ... Received the Coach's Choice Award in 2012 ... Runner-up finish at the 2011 W. Duncan MacMillan Classic at Rush Creek Golf Club (Minn.) ... Third-place finish at the McArthur Future Legends event (Wisc.) ... Placed 16th at the 2011 and 2012 Thailand Ladies Amateur Open ... Lowest round as an amateur was a 69 at the 2009 PING Phoenix Junior Qualifier. 

PERSONAL

Plans to major in biomedical engineering ... Enjoys running, swimming, reading and traveling ... Earned the Shrewbury Speech Day Prize for Psychology in 2010 ... In 2011 she  garnered the Speech Day Prize for Physical Education ... Named a Shrewsbury Honorary Academic Scholar for the 2012-13 year ... Recognized with the Cambridge International Examinations High Achievement Award for Advanced Subsidiary Geography ... Sister, Jessica, was a collegiate golfer at UC-Davis from 2010-14 ... Parents are Abhisak and Yuwaree Chulya ... Born in Cleveland, Ohio.

YEAR-BY-YEAR STATISTICS

 Season

No.
Tour

No. 
Rds.
Avg. 
Score

Vs.
Par

Natl.
Rating

Low
Round
In
60s
Par or
Better
Fin.
Pct.
Wins Best
Finish
 2013-14  9  25.0   77.48   5.72  595 71 0 2  76.0%  0 5th
 2014-15 9 23.0 76.74 5.13 565 69 1 2 73.3% 1 1st
 2015-16 8 22.0 74.95 2.95 246 70 0 6 86.0% 1 1st
 2016-17 8 23.0 74.61 2.70 235 70 0 5 78.0% 0 5th
 Career 34 93 75.99 4.17 -- 69 1 15 78.4% 2 1st

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