Maggie Yuan Athlete Profile

Maggie Yuan

Height: 5-10 Roster Years: 2008-2012 Hometown: Sichuan Last School: Queensland, Australia


Born in Chengdu, Sichuan, China ... parents are Xiaowei Luo and Huiling Yuan ... mother, Huiling, was a professional basketball player for team Sichuan ... father, Xiaowei, was a professional soccer player for team Sichuan ... majoring in commercial recreation management ... enjoys listening to music and watching movies ... has scored four holes-in-one in her career.

Before BYU

Starred at Robina State High School in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia ... member of the 2007 Queensland Senior State team ... named the 2007 Best Player of the Year by Robina High and the Queensland Intercollegiate Golf Association ... finished first place at the state tournament, helping the team to a first-place finish ... took first place at the 2006 Bribie Island Ladies Classic and the WGQ Junior Challenge ... won first-place honors at the 2007 Bribie Island Ladies Classic, the Queensland Intercollegiate and the Australian Women's Interstate ... first place at the 2008 Queensland Under-21 Girls tournament ... took 14th place at the 2008 Riversdale Cup and qualified at the MFS Australian Open


Circling Raven Collegiate Invit. 75-72-82--229  (+13)   T10/116
Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational    77-78-72--227  (+11)   11/63
Las Vegas Collegiate Invit.      72-71-74--218  (+2)    T6/88
Rainbow Wahine Invitational      74-73-74--221  (+5)    13/65
UNLV Collegiate Invitational     78-72-76--226  (+10)   T16/59
Bruin Wave Invitational          78-76-90--244  (+28)   T50/80
BYU Entrada Classic              73-78-79--230  (+14)   T13/68
Anteater Invitational            74-76-81--231  (+18)   T19/80
WCC Championships                74-76-75--225  (+9)    T3/30

Circling Raven Collegiate Invit. 76-76-83--235  (+19)   T45/106
Dick McGuire Invitational        75-74-74--223   (+4)    T19/91
Turtle Bay Collegiate Invit.     74-76-74--224   (+8)     T5/39
The Gold Rush                    83-80-76--239  (+23)    T22/64
UNLV Spring Invitational         76-72-69--217   (+1)    T12/85
Bruin Wave Invitational          78-76-77--231  (+15)    T39/83
Wyoming Cowgirl Classic          74-74-77--225   (+9)   T16/120
MWC Championships                71-70-75--216    (E)     T5/35
NCAA West Regional               81-79-74--234  (+18)   T63/125
Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic       70-73-81--224   (+8)    T40/89
Napa River Grill Cardinal Cup    74-74-76--224   (+8)    T11/73
Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational    81-79-74--234   (+18)   T24/73
Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown    71-80-76--227   (+11)   T32/92
Turtle Bay Collegiate Invit.     77-75-80--232   (+16)   T47/94
Bruin Wave Invitational          77-87-82--246   (+30)   T80/95   
UNLV Spring Rebel Invitational   71-75-74--220   (+4)    T10/95   
BYU at Entrada Classic           64-74-76--214   (-2)      1/73   
Mountain View Collegiate         73-75-79--227   (+11)   T28/96   
MWC Championships                77-77-73--227   (+11)    T4/35
Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic       76-70-76--222   (+6)    T34/95
Dick McGuire Invitational        81-73-76--230   (+11)   T35/90
Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational    79-73-81--233   (+17)   T18/69
Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown    71-75-75--221   (+5)    T57/92
Northrop Grumman Reg. Challenge  85-80-84--249   (+36)   T71/83
Pepperdine Spring Invitational      72-68--140   (-4)     T2/44
UNLV Spring Invitational         78-71-71--220   (+4)     T8/96
BYU Dixie Classic                78-79-72--229   (+13)   T15/82
Lady Gator Invitational          77-79-79--235   (+25)   T32/84
MWC Championship                 76-79-80--235   (+19)   T21/35
Career Stats
Season   Events   Rnds.   Strokes   Avg.   Low Rd.   Top 20
08-09      10      29      2,214   76.34     68       4  
09-10      10      30      2,275   75.83     64       4
10-11       9      27      2,044   75.70     69       5
11-12       9      27      2,051   75.96     71       8    
Total      38      113     8,584   75.96     64       21

2008-2009 | Freshman Year

Competed in all 10 events ... 76.34 stroke avg, second-best on team ... four top-20 performances ... 18th place at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational ... tied for 2nd place at 4-under-par at the Pepperdine Spring Invitational, followed by an 8th-place finish at the UNLV Spring Invitational ... shot a season round low of 68 in the 2nd round of the Pepperdine Invitational ... came in 15th place at the BYU Dixie Classic, ending the tournament with an even-par third round ... had the best finish for the Cougars at the Lady Gator Invitational (T32) ... competed in the MWC Championship ... Summer 2009: was invited to the CLPGA Tour professional event in Shanghai, placing 34th.

2009-2010 | Sophomore Year

Competed in all 10 events for the Cougars ... five top-25 finishes ... stroke average of 75.83 led the team ... opened the season with her best round of the fall, a 70 in the first round of the Ptarmigan Fall Classic, on the way to tying for 40th at +8 overall ... had her best finish at the Napa River Grill Cardinal Cup as she tied for 11th at 8-over-par ... tied for 24th at the Edean Ihlanfeldt going 18 strokes over par to lead the team ... posted a 71 in the first round of the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown and finished tied for 32nd at +11 to pace the Cougars ... finished the season tying for 47th at the Turtle Bay Collegiate Invitational at a BYU-best +16 ... tied for 10th at the UNLV Spring Rebel Invitational, shooting a 1-under 71 in the first round and finishing the tournament with a 4-over-par 220 ... recorded her first collegiate individual victory at the BYU at Entrada Classic, shooting a career-low 64 in the first round and finishing with a 2-under-par 214 final score ... shot a 73 in the first round of the Mountain View Collegiate on her way to finishing tied for 28th ... finished tied for fourth in her second-consecutive MWC Championships appearance, shooting 77-77-73 for a tournament total of 227 ... Summer 2010: competed in the Women's Amateur Public Links Championship, shooting rounds of 73 and 76 ... advanced to match play at the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links.

2010-2011 | Junior Year

(Spring): Finished tied for fifth at the MWC Championships ... tied for 63rd at the NCAA West Regional ... 75.70 stroke average was second among Cougar golfers ... recorded four top-25 finishes in six tournaments ... shot a 1-over 217 at the UNLV Spring Invitational to tie for 12th ... carded a 9-over 225 at the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic to finish tied for 16th ... finished tied for 22nd at the Gold Rush with a 239 (+23) tournament total ... tied for 39th at the Bruin Wave Invitational.
(Fall): Led the Cougars at the Turtle Bay Invitational, finishing tied for fifth ... shot two rounds of 76 to tie for 45th in the Circling Raven Collegiate Invitational ... finished at four over par to tie for 19th at the McGuire Invitational.

2011-2012 | Senior Year


  • Led the team with a 75.96 stroke average
  • Finished in the top 20 in five of six events
  • Shot a 13-over 230 to take 13th at the BYU at Entrada Classic
  • Finished tied for third at the WCC Championships, one stroke behind the champion


  • Finished in top 11 in each fall tournament
  • Tied for sixth at the Las Vegas Collegiate Invitational, her best finish of the season
  • Shot a season low 71 in the second round of the Las Vegas Collegiate Invitational