Nov. 22, 2013
By Elly Walker
By Elly Walker
FRESNO, Calif. -- The women's golf head coach Emily Milberger announced the addition of Guðrún Brá Bjorgvinsdottir and Mimi Ho to the Bulldogs' roster after the pair signed a National Letter of Intent to play golf at Fresno State.
Bjorgvinsdottir is from Hafnarfjordur, Iceland and attends Flensborgarskolinn in Hafnarfjordur. Bjorgvinsdottir will join the Bulldogs in January 2014.
"I am so excited to announce Guðrún Brá Bjorgvinsdottir's arrival to Bulldog Golf this January," Milberger said.
Bjorgvinsdottir joined the Icelandic National Team when she was 16 yrs. old and participated in the Women's World Team Championship in 2010 and 2012, and the European Ladies Team Championship in 2011 and 2013.
For seven consecutive years between 2006-12, Bjorgvinsdottir was named an Icelandic Junior Champion.
"She is an extremely talented and determined player with a wealth of international experience that will make an immediate impact in this program," Milberger said. "Guðrún's passion for success on the course is going to be a great asset to our team as we head into our championship season this spring."
Mimi Ho is from Lantau Island, Hong Kong and currently attends Discovery College High School. Ho will join the Bulldogs in fall 2014.
Ho became a member of the Hong Kong National Squad in 2010 and became a member of the Hong Kong Golf Association Junior Squad Member in 2007.
Some of Ho's major golf achievements include winning the Hong Kong School Team Championship in 2011, Singapore Junior Golf Championship in 2011, Faldo Series Hong Kong Championship in 2012, MacGregor Hong Kong Juniro Close Championship in 2012, and the Future Champion Golf World Championship La Quinta in 2013.
"Mimi's addition to this program will be a game changer," Milberger said. "Her talent and experience are going to take this program onto the national stage and I couldn't be more excited to welcome her to the Bulldog Family."
The Bulldogs will tee off their spring season with the addition of Bjorgvinsdottir on Feb. 15, 2014 in Stanford, Calif. at the Peg Barnard Invitational.
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