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

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.

2014-15: Earned first team All-Ivy League honors during her second season as a Lion ... 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).

Shrewsbury International 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.

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