Eight former USC golfers will compete, seven of which are in the top 80 of the LPGA money list.
Four-time All-American fired 3-under 69 in first round.
Venezuelan native, a rookie on the tour, registers best ever pro finish at Walmart NW Arkansas.
Future Trojan claims her first match play title.
Four-time All-American outlasts nine-woman playoff to secure final LPGA spot.
THIS SEASON: Hard-working senior Veronica Felibert opened the 2006 fall season with a tournament victory and hopes that catapults her to a strong spring campaign. She competed in the fall for her native Venezuela at the 2006 World Amateur Team Championships.
2005-2006: Felibert played some of the best golf of her 2006 junior season toward the end, including a tie for 15th at the Pac-10 Championships (226) and a tie for 33rd at the NCAA Championships (300) ... Her 73 in the third round of the NCAAs tied her third-lowest round of the season and marked the seventh time she carded a 73 or lower. Combined with her first-round 74, it marked the third tournament in which she posted two rounds of 74 or lower ... Her fired a season-low 71 at the Guadalajara Invitational and 54-hole low 221 at the Stanford Pepsi Intercollegiate.
2004-2005: Felibert was among USC's most consistent golfers as a sophomore, finishing third on the team in stroke average (75.58). She also finished among USC's top 3 finishers in eight of 11 tournaments, including four top 20 finishes ... The season was highlighted by a ninth-place tie at the UNLV Spring Invitational, where her 226 helped Troy to the tournament win ... She had a low round of 67 en route to a tie for 17th at the Las Vegas Collegiate Invitational ... Felibert tied for 12th at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational (229) and tied for 14th at the Pac-10 Championships (224) ... She was also named a 2005 Pac-10 All-Academic selection.
2003-2004: Felibert came to USC with outstanding junior golf credentials and ended up having a solid freshman season ... Starting with a tie for 45th at the NCAA Fall Preview, she finished higher on the leader board in each subsequent tournament, culminating in the individual title at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic ... She became the first USC freshman since Candie Kung in 1999 to win a tournament as she shot a team season-best 213, including a final round 69 ... On the year, she played in 10 tournaments, had four top 25 finishes and finished third on the team with a stroke average of 76.32 ... She shot a USC-season-low round of 68 at the Mason Rudolph Championship ... Tied with Irene Cho for most birdies on the team with 66 ... For her efforts, she was named All-Pac-10 second-team.
BEFORE USC: Felibert established herself as one of the top junior golfers in the world as she finished third at the 2002 Junior World Championships at Torrey Pines with a 5-under-par total of 292 ... She also was seventh at the same tournament in 2000 ... She won the Venezuelan Junior Championship at age twelve, defeating the age categories of 13-14 and 15-17 and receiving three titles for all age categories in 1997 ... She was the four-time Venezuelan Junior Stroke Play Champion (1997,2000,2001 and 2002) and the three-time Venezuelan Junior Match Play Champion (2000,2001 and 2002) ... She was the four-time winner of Venezuela's "Gustavo Marquez" Award for the year's lowest scoring average (1999-2002) ... She holds all Venezuelan stroke play scoring records for junior and amateurs including an eight under par 64 for eighteen holes ... She was the runner up at the 2000 South American Junior Championships and placed third at the same tourney in 2002.
PERSONAL: Born on June 30, 1985, in Caracas, Venezuela, Felibert is a business major at USC.
Lowest 54-Hole Score: 213
Lowest Round: 67
Top 10 Finishes: 4
Highest Finish: 1st
Rounds in 60s: 3