Pia Halbig
Pia Halbig

Player Profile

Maintal, Germany

High School:
Albert-Einstein Gymnasium




Career Stats

As a SENIOR in 2010-11, won the Dinah Shore Trophy Award, one of the LPGA's highest collegiate honors that recognizes a female collegiate golfer who excels in both academics and athletics and also demonstrate outstanding leadership skills and community service...also earned the Toyo Tires Pac-10 Scholar Athlete of the Year honors for women's golf...earned second team All-Pac-10 honors and was also a first team Pac-10 All-Academic honoree...earned All-Region honors and was an honorable mention for the NGCA All-American team...set the Cal record for career scoring average (73.89) and senior scoring average (73.27)...opened the season with six consecutive sub-par rounds...earned the first medalist honors of her Cal career with a victory at the Mason Rudloph tournament in Tennessee...set the Cal 36 hole record (-9) and a 54 hole record (-13) with her play at the Mason Rudolph...had five rounds shooting in the 60's in the fall, including a 67 in the final round of the Edean Ihlanfeldt...had two third-place finishes in the fall (Ptarmigan Ram and Edean Ihlanfeldt) to go with her medalist honors...finished second at the NCAA East Regional in Daytona Beach, shooting a three-under 213...shot five rounds in the 60's, 14 rounds below par, and one at par during the season...was ranked as high as No. 6 (Nov. 1), the highest-ever ranking for a Cal individual golfer, and closed out the season ranked No. 31 by Golfweek...played for the German National Team for the World Amateur Team Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina October 20-23.

During the SUMMER OF 2010, made it through the qualifying tournament of the British Ladies Amateur to advance to the 64-player Match Play Championships in Yorkshire, England, falling in the first round...finished in a tie for 28th place at the International Ladies Amateur Championship at Kunětická Hora Golf Spa and Resort in Dříteč in the Czech Republic...finished sixth at the Ladies' British Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship, held at Tenby Golf Club in Wales (August 18-20).

As a JUNIOR in 2009-10, was the Bears' top finisher at the season-opening Golfweek Challenge and the season-ending NCAA West Regional...finished the season with a 74.8 stroke average in 11 tournaments (31 rounds)...All-Pac-10 honorable mention...Pac-10 All-Academic Second Team...had five rounds under par, four of those coming during the fall tournaments, and two rounds at par for the season...ended the season ranked No. 61 in the Golfweek individual rankings...named the teams' Molly Murphy Crowley Scoring Award winner...finished third at the Golfweek Challenge, with a second-round 69 helping to lead her to an even-par 216...had back-to-back top-10 finishes when she followed up the Golfweek Challenge with a sixth-place finish at the Edean Ihlanfeldt, the only tournament in the fall where she didn't post at least one round under par...finished the Stanford Intercollegiate at +2 after posting a second round one-under 70...opened the Turtle Bay Intercollegiate with a two-under 70, finishing 13th among individuals at four-over...shot an even-par 71 in the first round of the Peg Barnard Invitational at Stanford...shot a one-over 72 in the finale of the Wildcat Invitational, putting her into a tiw for 17th place at +7 overall...opened up the NCAA Regional with a three-under 68, finishing in a tie for 30th place.

As a SOPHOMORE in 2008-09, was named to the Golfweek All-American third team and was an honorable mention NGCA All-American...first team All-Pac-10 and second team Pac-10 All-Academic...entered the spring season ranked No. 45 in the Golfweek rankings...finished the season ranked No. 25 in the Golfweek rankings...played in three fall tournaments for Cal, finishing in the top-15 all three times including top-five finishes at the Ram Classic and the Badger Invitational...led the team with a 71.7 average in the fall...went on to set the sophomore calls stroke average record with a 73.0 for the season...tied for medalist honors at the La Quinta Tournament, finishing in a first-place tie after shooting a 73 (+1) at the 18-hole individual tournament...posted back-to-back top-10 finishes with a ninth place finish at the PING/ASU followed by eighth at the Pac-10 Tournament...finished the Pac-10 Tournament at two-over after shooting a third-round 69...finished 22nd at the NCAA West Regional at +2, shooting a first round even par followed by a pair of one-over 73's.

As a FRESHMAN in the fall of 2007, earned second team All-Pac-10 honors...registered three top-25 showings, including opening the season with a second-place finish at the Ram Fall Classic with a career-best score for 54 holes of even-par 216...also carded two season-low rounds of one-under 71 at the Ram Fall Classic and her season-low 36-hole score of one-over 145 at the same tournament...capped the fall by tying for 11th at the Kent Youel Invitational with a score of 224 (+8)...tied for 21st at the Stanford Intercollegiate...entered the spring of 2008 ranked No. 48 nationally by Golfweek...was the top finisher for the Bears in four spring tournaments... opened the spring season as the top Bear at the Wildcat Invitational...followed that performance by tying for second with teammate Allison Goodman at the Spartan Invitational...shot her low round of the season, a 70 (-2) in the opening round of the ASU Invite... led the Bears with an 18th place finish at ASU... had third top-ten finish of the season with a 10th place finish at the Pac-10 Championships, shooting a +7...led the team with a 74.5 stroke average.

HIGH SCHOOL:Attended Albert-Einstein Gymnasium.

INTERNATIONAL: Won the Slovenian International Ladies Amateur Championship in June of 2009, shooting a 2-under to beat a field of top European amateur talent...played for Germany at the 2008 World Amateur Team Championship Oct. 8-10 at Grange Golf Club in Adelaide, Australia tying for 24th with a +8, helping the German team finish sixth...played in the European Ladies Championship, Aug. 27-30 in Austria, tying for 32nd with a +15...member of the 2006 European Girls Team Champion and 2006 German Girls Champion...placed third at the 2006 German Ladies Championship, shooting a 65 in the final round...has also competed in the International French Juniors Championship and the British Girls and European Championships (Ladies and Girls).


Born March 23, 1988, in Maintal, Germany...parents are Rolf and Regine Halbig...has an older brother, Daniel, who attends the University Wuerzburg, Germany...enjoys skiing, diving and reading...Media Studies major.
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