San Diego State Women’s Golf Coach Leslie Spalding Announces Retirement


San Diego State Women’s Golf coach has disclosed that she has decided to retire from her position as the head women’s golf coach at SDSU. Spalding directed the Aztecs to eight regional bids in nine chances in her 10 seasons on The Mesa.  She also guided the team in all nine NCAA regionals. SDSU had three individuals participate in the 2013 NCAA Norman Regional.

Before the arrival of Spalding at San Diego State for the 2011-12 season, the Aztecs had made the NCAA Regionals just five times in the 19 years since the regionals format commence in 1993. Additionally, it also got two MW titles under her guidance. SDSU also reached as a runner-up four times at the MW Championship.

Furthermore, in her guidance SDSU has noted 44 top-five placements and 11 event titles, while her players have secured 23 all-MW honors. Moreover, the team has gathered 17 weekly/monthly awards from the league office and secured six MW major awards, including three MW Golfers of the Year and three MW Freshmen of the Year.

Spalding was a professional golfer and commence her career in 1992 before joining SDSU. She has secured exempted status for the LPGA Tour in 1996. Finally, she presented resignation from professional golf in 2005. She became the head coach of Montana State University in 2007, a title she kept until 2011.