Four top-50 teams join Ole Miss women’s golf in Tucson
2016-17 (SENIOR) SPRING: Appeared in all six spring events ... Recorded two team-best finishes during the spring ... Tied for 15th after shooting 74-75-74--223 at The Gold Rush ... Matched that 223 to tie for 27th in the MountainView Collegiate in Arizona... Competed in her second SEC Championship. FALL: Competed in three of four tournaments, averaging 74.67 through fall season ... Started the fall strong, with her fourth career top-20 finish ... Tied for 15th after shooting 73-71-73--217 at Lady Paladin Invitational ... Was one of five Rebels to finish in Top 50 individually at Ron Moore Women's Intercollegiate ... Shot 2-under in Round 1 as Rebels finished 4th in Palmetto Intercollegiate.
2015-16 (JUNIOR) SPRING: Appeared in six tournaments moving her score average to 76.62 for the 2015-16 year … Placed 16th after scoring back-to-back even-par 72s in the 2016 Rebel Intercollegiate … Appeared in her first SEC Women’s Golf Championship, helping the Rebels to a seventh-place finish. FALL: Played in all four tournaments, sporting a 74.50 scoring average across 12 rounds ... Finished in third place in the CSU Fall Invitational after shooting a 74-68-69—211, earning her first career top-five finish and the best three-round total of her career.
2014-15 (SOPHOMORE) SPRING: Competed in four tournaments ... Carded season best 76-77-75 at the Notre Dame Clover Cup where she finished tied for 18th ... Finished a season best 13th in the Samford Intercollegiate with a score of 80-75-73--233 ... Stroke average of 78.22... FALL: In her first semester playing for Ole Miss she competed in three tournaments... Stroke average of 79.22... Finished tied for 33rd with a score of 78-77-78--233 at the FedEx Memphis Intercollegiate.
2013-14 (FRESHMAN) (at Portland State) Competed in all 11 events, compiling a 76.61 scoring average, which ranks second best on the team and tenth best in school history... Placed 15th in her first event, the Bronco Fall Classic, with 74-72-78=224... Tied for 14th at the WSU Cougar Cup posting 74-81-75=230... Finished the fall tied for 17th at the Price's Give `Em Five Intercollegiate with 76-71-75=222 for a season-low score... Posted a season-best 78-71-72=221 at the Juli Inkster Spartan Invitational to tie for 11th... Had a season-high 13 birdies in the event... Tied for sixth - her best finish of the year - at the Big Sky Championship with 75-76-75=226... Very consistent with only nine rounds higher than 77 all year... Five rounds at par of better... Had 68 birdies in 558 holes... Set the freshman scoring record.
PRIOR TO OLE MISS Four-year letterwinner in golf at Life Christian Academy... Member of two state champion teams (2010 and 2011)... Team and league MVP... Placed eighth as sophomore, fourth as a junior, and second as a senior in the Washington 1A State Championship... Shot 71-80-151 this past spring... Also participated in competitive varsity cheer and soccer at Life Christian Academy ... Decorated junior golf career... Twice a medalist in Washington Junior Golf Association sub-District tournaments... Placed third at the WJGA District tournament and tied for fifth place at the WJGA state championship... Medaled in three other junior tournaments... Played in the US Women's Open qualifier at Portland's Waverley Country Club in May, shooting 83-78=161.
PERSONAL Daughter of Geoff and Trace Bentley ... Born on Nov. 21, 1994 ... Full names is Madisen Bentley ... Has one sister, Morgan ... Plans to major in Business Management.
GETTING TO KNOW MADISEN Favorite color: Pink ... Favorite sport outside of golf: Soccer ... Favorite classroom subject: English ... Favorite pro golfers: Adam Scott, Freddy Couples, Stacy Lewis ... Favorite other sport athlete: Richard Sherman ... Favorite pro sports team: Seahawks ... Favorite song: Am I Wrong? By Nico aVinz ... Favorite movie: Forrest Gump ... Three things I can't live without: My family, my dog, and golf ... Favorite TV shows: Vampire Diaries, Once Upon a Time, Friends ... Favorite thing to eat: Steak and chocolate ... Favorite quote: "Golf is the closest game to the game we call life. You get bad breaks from good shots; you get good breaks from bad shots--but you have to play the ball where it lies." -Bobby Jones ... Best thing about Ole Miss: The electrifying school spirit! ... Favorite golf course: Chambers Bay Golf Course ... Favorite club in my bag: My putter ... Favorite thing to do outside of golf: Adventures outdoors, snowboarding ... Favorite candy: M&Ms
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