Kerstin Fotu
Ht
5'
10"
Class
Junior
Hometown
Highland, 
Utah
Last School
Lone Peak High School
Roster Years
2018-2022


Personal

  • Prepped at Lone Peak High School
  • Attended UVU prior to transferring to BYU
  • Majoring in Family Studies
  • Father played football at Ricks College and Montana State
  • Sister Jacqueline played Volleyball at Oklahoma University
  • Sister Selu played golf at BYU
  • Brother Garrett played golf at Minnesota
  • Brother Isaac plays football at Dixie State
  • Related to pro golfer Tony Finau

Before BYU

  • 113th Utah State Amateur Champion (2019)
  • Tied for third at the 2019 Utah Women's Open
  • Won 2018 Mary Lou Baker Open
  • 2015 UJGA Player of the Year
  • Competed with Team Utah in the Girls Junior Americas Cup from 2014-2017
  • Qualified and competed in Junior World events from 2008-2015
  • Big I National Championship top-10 finish in 2015
  • 2015 Utah High School State Championship Runner-up and lead Lone Peak to a second-place finish
  • 2014 Utah High School State Championship Runner-up

Stats

2021-22 Junior

Tournament Place R1 R2 R3 Total To Par
Dick McGuire Invitational 82nd 78 77 79 234 +18
Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship T-12 68 68 79 215 +2
Golfweek Red Sky Classic T-13 66 78 144 E
Dale McNamara Invitational T-66 80 80 80 240 +24
Texas State Invitational T-39 81 77 78 236 +20
Gunrock Invitational T-42 73 78 71 221 +6
Juli Inkster Meadow Club Collegiate T-60 78 77 80 235 +19
Chambers Bay Invitational T-39 78 76 80 234 +18
WCC Championship T-6 77 75 74 226 +10
NCAA Franklin Regional T-40 78 74 72 224 +8

2020-21 Sophomore

Tournament Place R1 R2 R3 Total To Par
Oklahoma State Cowgirl Classic T26 79 77 78 234 +18
Mercer Invitational T25 76 78 75 230 +14
Trinity Forest Invitational T55 80 79 78 237 +21
Rebel Beach Intercollegiate T40 75 74 82 231 +15
The Gold Rush T16 77 77 74 228 +12
Juli Inkster at Meadow Club Invitational T38 74 78 80 232 +16
BYU Spring Classic* T33 76 78 N/A 154 +10
Lone Star Invitational T15 69 78 71 218 +2
West Coast Conference Tournament T14 75 75 80 230 +14
*Final round canceled due to weather

2019-20 Freshman

Tournament Place R1 R2 R3 Total  To Par
WSU Cougar Cup T66 78 77 73 228 +12
Coeur d'Alene Collegiate T15 78 71 72 221 +8
Edean Ihlanfeldt Invite T49 83 - 83 166 +22
Rainbow Wahine Invitational T24 75 73 73 221 +5
Lamkin Invitational (Match-Play) N/A L, 4&3 L, 3&2 L, 3&2
Rebel Beach Intercollegiate T34 73 75 79 227 +11
The Gold Rush T36 77 83 71 231 +15
BYU at Entrada Classic 68 77 0 74 151

BYU Career Stats

Season Events Rounds Average Low  Win Top 5 Top 10 Top 15 Top 25
2019-20 8 19 76.05 71 0 0 0 1 2
2020-21 9 26 76.69 69 0 0 0 2 4
2021-22 10 29 76.17 66 0 0 0 2 2
Totals 27 74 74.27 66 0 0 1 3 3
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2019-2020

Fall

  • Tied for 15th at the Coeur d'Alene Collegiate (78-71-72—221, +8)
  • T24 at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational (75-73-73—221, +5)

Spring

  • T34 at the Rebel Beach Intercollegiate (73-75-79—227, +11)
  • T36 at The Gold Rush (77-83-71—231, +15). Third-round 71 (-1) tied her season-low. 
Sophmore Year 2020-2021

Junior Year 2021-2022

2021-22 Junior

Kerstin Fotu was a solid contributor for the 2021-22 Cougar team that returned to an NCAA regional for the first time since the 2017-18 season. Fotu recorded back-to-back top-15 finishes at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship and the Golfweek Red Sky Classic during the fall season. Fotu finished 6th at the WCC Championship this spring, the highest finish of her BYU career.

Tournament Place R1 R2 R3 Total To Par
Dick McGuire Invitational 82nd 78 77 79 234 +18
Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship T-12 68 68 79 215 +2
Golfweek Red Sky Classic T-13 66 78 144 E
Dale McNamara Invitational T-66 80 80 80 240 +24
Texas State Invitational T-39 81 77 78 236 +20
Gunrock Invitational T-42 73 78 71 221 +6
Juli Inkster Meadow Club Collegiate T-60 78 77 80 235 +19
Chambers Bay Invitational T-39 78 76 80 234 +18
WCC Championship T-6 77 75 74 226 +10
NCAA Franklin Regional T-40 78 74 72 224 +8

 

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year



  • Kerstin Fotu playing a shot at the Utah Women's Open.

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  • BYU women's golfer Kerstin Fotu hits a shot out of a bunker at Riverside Country Club.

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  • BYU women's golfer Kerstin Fotu hits a shot out of a bunker at Riverside Country Club.

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  • BYU women's golfer Kerstin Fotu hits a tee shot at Riverside Country Club.

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  • BYU women's golfers Lila Galeai, Kerstin Fotu and Naomi Soifua pose for a photo at Riverside Country Club.

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  • BYU women's golf celebrates after winning the Texas State Invitational.

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  • Kerstin Fotu and Carrie Roberts study the yardage book during a round of golf.

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  • Kerstin Fotu rolls in a putt at the WCC Championship at Reflection Bay.

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  • Kerstin Fotu hits a shot during the second round of the NCAA Franklin Regional.

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