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Eve Lux VanderWeele
Position: Assistant Coach
Alma Mater: College of Charleston
Graduating Year: 1997

Eve Lux VanderWeele is in her third year as assistant coach and swing instructor for the College of Charleston women's golf program.

A four-time All-Trans America Athletic Conference (TAAC) performer for the Cougars from 1994-97, VanderWeele is currently the Head of Instruction at The Golf Club at Briars Creek on John's Island, S.C.

VanderWeele, a PGA Class A member, has worked at Briar's Creek since September of 2008. Her credentials also include a LPGA Class A-2 status as well as being a Certified Golf Coach through Dr. Rick Jensen.

Before taking her current position at Briar's Creek, VanderWeele was Head of Instruction for three years at Glendarin Hills Golf Club in Angola, Ind., and an instructor at Bonita Bay Club in Bonita Springs, Fla.

During her career at CofC, VanderWeele was the most decorated women's golfer during the early-mid 90s and is one of only 17 players in the history of the conference to record such an honor. She still owns four of the Top 15 season rankings of all-time for the Cougars, being ranked as high as No. 37 in the nation, the third-highest ranking in program history.

Lux VanderWeele claimed three individual medalist honors during her career which is tied for the second-most tournament victories all-time in the CofC record books. She participated in 44 career tournaments and placed among the top 10 all four years at the conference tournament. Lux VanderWeele holds a career scoring average of 78.82 which ranks No. 15 all-time and 99 of her 102 rounds played were counted towards the CofC team score - a 97.1 percent contribution which is the highest percentage by any Cougar.

An accomplished player, VanderWeele played five years on the Futures Tour from 1998-2003.  She also competed in the 2001 U.S. Open.

As an amateur, she was selected as an alternate for the Curtis Cup in 1998, the women's amateur version of the Ryder Cup. A four-time U.S. Women's Amateur participant, VanderWeele was the No. 9-ranked women's amateur player in the country, before turning pro in 1998. She also competed in three U.S. Junior Girls Championships.

A 1997 graduate of CofC, VanderWeele is married to Greg VanderWeele and the couple has two children: Avery and Zoe.

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