Phoebe Brinker Signs To Play Golf At Duke University
Phoebe Brinker, senior at Archmere Academy, signed her National Letter of Intent to join Duke University’s golf team on November 14, 2019. Duke University is a Division 1 athletic program located in Durham, NC. Currently ranked No. 7 in the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) overall national rankings and No. 3 in the class of 2020, Phoebe recently represented the United States in the 2019 PING Junior Solheim Cup in Gleneagles, Scotland this fall.
Phoebe has racked up a multitude of golf honors during her high school career. She is a three-time State Champion and has received All - Conference and All - State honors every year. She was also named the Delaware State Golfer of the Year her eighth grade, sophomore and junior years. Following the 2018-2019 season, Phoebe was named to the 2019 AJGA First Team Rolex Junior All-America Team, an honor bestowed only on the top 12 high school junior golfers in the United States. She boasted a 70.08 stroke average on the AJGA in 2019, including five rounds in the 60s which led her to three top 5 finishes at the Justin Thomas Junior Championship, the Rolex Girls Junior Championship, and the Polo Golf Junior Classic. In addition, Phoebe represented the east coast in the Wyndham Cup team event, made the round of 32 at the US Girls Junior Championship, placed T13 at the Girls Junior PGA, and qualified for the US Women’s Amateur Championship.
An athlete who also excels in the classroom, Phoebe is not only a member of the National Honors Society, she is an AP Scholar who received Summa Cum Laude recognition for her academic excellence at Archmere. Phoebe is also a member of the Science National Honor Society and was named to the AJGA Scholastic Honor Roll.
Outside of her golf activities, Phoebe enjoys participating in Archmere clubs and activities. She is a writer/news editor for the Archmere newspaper, the Green Arch. In addition, Phoebe is also a member of a student founded mental health club.
Phoebe is a resident of Wilmington, DE and plans to possibly major in Computer Science or Economics at Duke.