One of the finest golfers in Florida State history, Karen Stupples was born in Kent, England and came to FSU as a junior in 1994 after attending Arkansas State her first two seasons.
While at Florida State, Stupples won the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational as a junior and the Lady Gator Invitational as a senior in 1995. She had six top ten finishes in nine tournaments in 1994 and eight out of 10 in 1995. She earned second team All-America honors by the National Golf Coaches Association in 1995 becoming just the third in FSU women’s golf history to earn the distinction. She was named All-ACC after both her seasons at Florida State making her one of only four multi-year All-ACC honorees.
Stupples ranked among the Seminoles’ top five all-time for career average (75.71) twenty years after her collegiate career ended. Her senior season ranked in the top ten for season average.
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