UW Health Sports Medicine 

Aya Johnson
Aya  Johnson


North Muskegon, Mich.

High School:
North Muskegon





2014-15: Placed second among the Badgers in the UCF Challenge and established career bests (70, 144, 218) with a 2-over 218 ... led the team in the Westbrook Invitational with a 74-74-72--220 ... completed in 16 rounds averaging 76.25 strokes per round ... recorded a top tournament finish at the Wolfpack Invitational playing as an individual and finishing first with a 75-78-153

Competed as an individual at the Lady Paladin Invitational (Sept. 20-22), recording a 36-hole career best of 154 after tying for 41st with a 13-over par 76-78-75=229 ... while competing as an individual, set 18-hole and 54-hole personal bests by tying for 67th at the Westbrook Spring Invitational (Feb. 23-24) with 11-over par 80-75-72=227

High School: Named Michigan Miss Golf in 2012 ... was the Division 4 State Champion winning in a playoff after posting 80-73--153 ... also tied for first at the Division 4 state finals as a sophomore and tied for third in 2011 ... earned all-state honors four years ... was also the 2012 Golf Association of Michigan (GAM) Girls Junior Champion as a senior ... averaged 73.0 during her senior season ... was a semifinalist at the 2012 Women's Western Junior championship and was a quarterfinalist at the 2012 GAM Women's Amateur Championship ... scored a record-breaking round of 67-65--132 at Traverse City Invitational ... earned Academic All-State Honorable mention 2010, 2011, 2012 and is a West Michigan Conference Scholar Athlete with a 3.954 GPA ... was a member of the National Honor Society and executive secretary of the student council ... a multi-sport athlete, she qualified for the state finals in cross country, golf, and swimming in the fall season of her freshman year

Off The Course with Aya Johnson

Name: Aya Johnson
Nickname: Eyeball
How old were you when you began playing golf? 6-7
Favorite sport other than golf: Running
Favorite golf memory: Getting a hole-on-one
Favorite golf course: Arcadia Bluffs Golf Course in Arcadia, Mich.
Hardest golf course you've ever played: Arcadia Bluffs Golf Course in Arcadia, Mich.
Biggest accomplishment in golf: Winning Michigan Miss Golf
What is your dream foursome? Dustin Johnson, Tiger Woods, Jason Day and Taylor Swift
Favorite athlete: Dustin Johnson
Favorite sports team: Wisconsin Badgers
Favorite food: Sushi
Favorite musical group/artist: Taylor Swift
Favorite class at UW: Communication Arts 325
Dream job/career: Golf sports broadcaster for the Golf Channel
Advice you would give to young golfers: Believe in yourself and stay patient
If you could change one thing about the game of golf, you would: Allow one mulligan per round
Before each meet you: Talk positively to myself, stretch and warm up
In 20 years, what would you like to be doing: Working with the Golf Channel
Why Wisconsin? Beautiful campus and amazing golf facility


Year Rounds Strokes Avg. Low 18 Low 36 Low 54
2013-14 6 456 76.00 72 154 227
2014-15 16 1220 76.25 70 144 218
Totals 22 1676 76.18 70 144 218


Sept. 14-16 Cougar Classic 78-78-76=232/ T91
Sept. 20-22 East-West Challenge 76-81=157/ T36
Oct. 4 Wolfpack Invitational* 75-78=153/ 1
Feb. 8-10 UCF Challenge 74-70-74=218/ T26
Feb. 22-23 Westbrook Invitational 74-74-72=220/ T28
Mar. 16-17 Wildcat Invitational 82-80-78=240/ T79

*competed individually

2013-14 Finishes

Sept. 20-22 Lady Paladin Invitational 76-78-75=229 / T41
Feb. 23-24 Westbrook Spring Invitational 80-75-72=227 / T67

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