Carl Named LPGA Midwest Coach of the Year

Aug. 15, 2014

CINCINNATI – University of Cincinnati head women’s golf coach Janet Carl has been named the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Midwest Coach of the Year as announced Friday.

The LPGA announced four different awards in five sections. Winners were selected in the categories of Teacher of the Year, Coach of the Year, Professional of the Year and Golf Leadership of the Year. The sections included the Central, Midwest, Northeast, Southeast and Western.

Friday’s honor marked the fourth time in Carl’s career that she has earned the award after garnering the title in 2008, 2006 and 2002. During her career, Carl has also served as both the National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) President and Vice President. A Class A member of the LPGA, Carl has also served as Vice President of the Mid-West Section of the LPGA and was named to the Board of Coaches within in the NCAA’s Alliance of Women’s Coaches.

The Bearcats finished the 2013-14 season with 304.8 team scoring average, the lowest in school history. Cincinnati also turned in a pair of school records at the Price’s Give ‘Em Five Intercollegiate. UC's second-round score of 294 and three-day total of 894 were both school-best marks.