As a senior (Fall 2006) Commenced the season placing in a tie for 18th at Colorado State's Ptarmigan/Ram Fall Classic after shooting a 223... Finished in a tie for 16th at Nebraska's Chip-N Club Invitational with a 240... Carded a 227 to place fifth as Kansas hosted the Marilynn Smith Sunflower Invitational... Tied for 13th at Price's "Give `Em Five Fund"/New Mexico State Invitational with a total score of 225... Concluded the season at The Derby Invitational at Auburn carding a 156 in the two-round tournament to tie for 39th.
As a junior (Spring 2006) Started the season in a tie for 16th after carding a 223 at the Central District Invitational... Finished in 11th place with a 231 at the Texas A&M "Mo"morial Invitational... Shot a 236 to tie for 22nd at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational... Tied for 14th and shot 221 at the Mountain View Collegiate... Notched a 222 to tie for sixth at the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic... Finished the spring season in a tie for 14th after carding 231 at the Big 12 Championship... Named to the NCGA Division I All-American Scholar Team... Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Team and All-Big 12 First Team.. Represented KU as an individual at the NCAA Central Regional at Texas A&M in May.
As a junior (Fall 2005) Began the season with a third-place finish by carding each round at even or under par for a career-best 212 total at the Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic... Totaled a 230 to place in a tie for seventh at the ORU Shootout... Finished in sixth place at the Marilynn Smith Invitational with a 220 total that included a career-low round of six... Placed fourth at the Tyson/Embassy Suites Invitational after carding a 216... Tied for 76th with a 244 total at The Derby.
As a sophomore (Spring 2005) Began the season with a 238 to tie for 15th as she led the squad at the Texas A&M "Mo"morial Invitational... Tied for 42nd at the Betsy Rawls Invitational with a 241... Placed in a tie for 35th after carding a 231 at the LSU/Cleveland Classic... Shot a 222 to tie for 23rd at the Mountain View Collegiate... Collected her first collegiate victory as she took home the individual title by three strokes with a season-best 217 at the Lady Boilermaker Invitational... Tied for 33rd after a 238 at the Big 12 Championship.
As a sophomore (Fall 2004) Placed in a tie for 65th after totaling a 236 at the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational... Led Kansas by finishing in a tie for 17th at the Jeanine McHaney Invitational with a two-round total of 151... Fired a 232 to place in a tie for 29th at Price's Give `Em Five... Helped the Jayhawks take first place at the Marilynn Smith Invitational by finishing in a tie for ninth with a 238... Carded a 236 to finish in a tie for 32nd at the Lady Razorback Invitational.
As a freshman (2003-04) Finished tied for seventh at the Big 12 Championships after shooting a two-round score of 148... Named to the Big 12's all-tournament team... Led the team in four of six tournaments in the spring season... Finished a career-best tournament shooting 221 and tying for second place at the Texas A&M "Mo"morial... Tied for 11th at the UC-Irvine Anteater Invitational after shooting 227... Finished in a tie for 52nd after shooting 249 at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational... Shot a career-best three-under-par (69) in the second round of the Mountain View Collegiate... Finished her first tournament, the Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic, tied for 45th after shooting a three-round score of 232.
High School Lettered in golf at Claremore High School... Coached by Paul Fowler at Claremore... Finished in the top 10 at each tournament she participated in, including five out of seven first place finishes... Won the 5A Regional in 2001, 2002 and 2003... Won six of seven tournaments during the spring of 2002... Finished second at the conference championships... Placed fifth at the Williams LPGA Pre-Qualifier in 2002... Was a member of the state's 2002 All-Academic team... Played the first few tournaments of 2002 with a broken foot and finished first in each event... Played a practice round with Michelle Wie at the 2002 USGA Girls Championships... Won the 5A East Regional as a sophomore in 2001... Finished second after the second hole of a sudden death playoff... Ended her first high school tournament in second... Shot a hole-in-one playing a practice round by using a seven iron from 145 yards away... Was the state high school champion in 2002, and is the only person (male or female) in her high school to ever achieve this title.
Personal Born Amanda Lynn Costner on July 31, 1985, in Oklahoma City, Okla... Daughter of Rod and Lorie Costner... Won the qualifying event for the US Amateur at St. Louis CC in the summer of 2005... Finished first in a total of 22 tournaments in junior and senior high.