Tammy Mahar
Tammy Mahar
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ashland, Ky.

Last College:
Central Arkansas

2005-06 (Junior):
Competed in 25 of Marshall's 28 tournament rounds...her 82.40 stroke average for the year was third-best on the team...averaged 79.75 strokes per round in the fall and 83.65 in the spring...placed fourth at the season-opening Lady Herd Fall Invitational with a 230 (74-74-82) to aid Marshall in its first team title since the program was re-launched in 2002...her two opening 74s at the event proved to be her low rounds of the year and gave her the 36-hole lead...highest Herd finisher at the Conference USA Championships (t-30) with a 237 (76-81-80).

2004-05 (Sophomore):
Named the Mid-American Conference Sportswoman of the Year...80.16 stroke average was third best on team...best finish came at the Draper Valley Invitational when she placed 4th...scored a top-10 finish at the Lady Herd Fall Invitational when she fired a two-round 154 for 10th place...low round of 72 came at Draper...placed 12th at the Lady Herd/El Diablo Intercollegiate with a 234 (74-78-82)...played 25-of-28 tournament rounds (tie for second most on team)...team play winner at the Kentucky Open, placed fourth individually at the Kentucky Open...placed sixth at the Kentucky Women's Amateur.

2003-04 (Freshman):
Returned to college after one-year stint at Central Arkansas in 1980...began competing for the Lady Herd in the spring of 2004...survived team qualifying by maintaining a large lead to attend the first tournament of the spring in Arizona...fired a 158 (80-78) in her first collegiate event to play a prominent role in the team's top-10 finish...posted 15 rounds for the spring with 13 counting towards the team total...garnered a top-15 finish at the Snowbird Invitational...in the summer of 2004, she shot a 74 in the State Team Championship at Glade Springs Country Club for the Spring Valley Team...she was also a quarterfinalist in the Kentucky State Amateur.

Prior to Marshall:
Attended Central Arkansas for one year (1980)...school did not sponsor women's golf at that time and the NCAA did not offer a championship in women's golf until 1981-82 ... left school to pursue a family.

Personal:
Born on May 13, 1962...married to Richard Mahar, a PGA Golf Professional...the couple has two daughters, Melissa (24), a nursing major at Eastern Kentucky, and Brandi (19), a basketball player at Thomas More College...majoring in sport management and marketing.