Summer of 2019:
In her first appearance in the U.S. Women’s Open, missed the cut by three strokes with rounds of 73 and 75 for a six-over, 148 … tied for 25th at the Rolex Girls Junior Championship with rounds of 71, 73, 74 and 74 for a six-over, 294 … one of four medalists at the U.S. Girls’ Junior qualifier, after shooting a one-under, 71.
Won her first USGA Championship at the 2019 U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Championship along with Erica Shepherd ... totaled three AJGA titles -- 2018 Bass Pro Shops/Payne Stewart Junior Championship, 2018 Lockton Kansas City Junior and 2016 AJGA Junior at The Legends ... collected 17 career AJGA top 10 finishes along with 28 top 25 placements ... competed in four AJGA events in 2019 and finished in the top 11 of two and no lower than 25th ... 2018 and 2016 AJGA Honorable Mention All-America ... posted 11 rounds in the 60s on the AJGA ... two of her AJGA victories came in back-to-back tournaments as she turned in four rounds in the 60s ... as of Aug. 1 of 2019, ranked No. 19 in the AJGA and No. 21 in the Golfweek class of 2019 rankings ... missed the 2017 summer season due to injury ... advanced to the semifinals of the 2018 Women’s Four-Ball Championship alongside Shepherd ... an All-Conference, All-State, MVP and Kane County Player of the Year in each of her four high-school seasons with St. Charles North High School ... as a senior, boasted an 18-hole average of 67.7 ... closed her high school career by winning her fourth consecutive conference championship with a five-under, 67, and helped her squad to the 2018 Illinois State Championship ... selected to the 2016 AJGA Junior All-Star Team ... qualified for both the USGA Girls’ Junior and the PGA Girls Junior Championship at the age of 13.
Full name is Megan Marie Furtney ... born September 4, 2000 in Fort Wayne, Ind. ... daughter of Craig & Stacy Furtney ... has two brothers, Ben (17) and Jake (14) ... her mother, Stacy, played basketball at Minnesota (1989-93) ... her father, Craig, played football at Southwest State University (1988-90) ... her cousins, Steffi Neisen (Nebraska) and Kenzie Neisen (Oklahoma State) played women’s golf ... Academic All-Conference at Charles North in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 ... maintained a 5.3/5.0 GPA and earning AP Scholar distinctions.