- Age: 24
- Hometown: Versailles, Ky.
- Current Residence: Versailles, Ky.
- Home Course: University Club of Kentucky
- College: University of Florida (2005-07); University of Kentucky (2007-09)
- Profession: Golf Professional
Does Mallory Blackwelder have golf in her genes? If that can be true of anyone, it must be true of Blackwelder. Her mother is Myra Blackwelder, a longtime LPGA Tour member; and her father is Worth Blackwelder, who has caddied for LPGA legends such as Juli Inkster, Dottie Pepper and Cristie Kerr.
She began her golf career at the University of Florida, but transferred to Kentucky after her mother became the head golf coach. Among Blackwelder's top amateur accomplishments are winning the Women's Western Amateur and receiving an invitation into the Kraft Nabisco Championship (where she made the cut).
Blackwelder had status on the LET and LPGA tours in 2010, and in 2011 played the LPGA Futures Tour.
Bullet-point facts courtesy of Golf Channel