Banchalee Theinthong
Banchalee  Theinthong


Bangkok, Thailand

High School:
Niva International School

High School


Cleary Promoted to Associate Head Coach

The Glenview, Ill., native enters his fourth year at Minnesota in 2014-15.


Gophers Tie for 11th at NCAA Regional

Anna Laorr led the Gophers in a tie for 22nd at Karsten Creek Golf Club.


Minnesota Tied for 11th After Two Rounds

The third and final round of the 2014 NCAA Central Regional is set for Saturday.


Minnesota Tied For Sixth After First Round

The Gophers have two rounds to play at the NCAA Central Regional in Oklahoma.


Gophers Set for Seventh NCAA Berth

Opened in 1994, Karsten Creek Golf Club has previously hosted the 2003 and 2011 NCAA Men's Championships as well as the 2008 Big 12 Women's Championships.

Will enter her senior season with a career stroke average of 76.66, the second best career average in program history • finished her sophomore campaign with a 75.83 stroke average, the third lowest in program history.

Participated in nine team tournaments this season for 27 rounds of golf • team counted 22 of 27 rounds (.815) • had the second-lowest stroke average on the team with 76.51 • achieved her lowest 54-hole score of 222 twice during the season at both the Las Vegas Showdown and Hurricane Invitational • season-low round of 70 came in the second round of the Hurricane Invitational • had four top-20 finishes and three top-10 finishes • her best finish came at the BYU Entrada Classic where she tied for sixth place • tied for ninth place at both the Las Vegas Showdown and Hurricane Invitational • participated in the Big Ten Championships and recorded a total score of 240.

Played in all 10 of the Gophers' tournaments on the season • led the team in stroke average during the fall (75.25) and spring (76.22) seasons • led the team with an overall stroke average of 75.83, the third lowest single-season average in the history of the program • paced the Gophers in five of the 10 tournaments • carded a career-low three-under par 69 in the second round of the UCF Challenge • collected three top-20 and one top-10 finish on the season, a tie for fourth card at the Lady Buckeye Invitational • named to the All-Big Ten Second Team • letterwinner.

Played in nine of the team's 12 events on the season • finished with a season stroke average of 77.67, fifth-lowest on the team • had two top-20 finishes on the season • played in all seven of the team's eight events during the spring season, including the NCAA Central Regional • best finish has been a tie for 17th at Pinehurst Challenge • played in two events during the fall, finishing with a stroke average of 75.83.

A native of Bangkok, Thailand • graduated from Niva International School • named to AJGA Rolex All-America second team in 2009.

Born June 18, 1991 • daughter of Bancha Theinthong • has a younger sibling, Baralee • plans to major in accounting.


Round: 69 - UCF Challenge (2/13/12)
Finish: T4th - Lady Buckeye Invitational (4/21-22/12)
Tournament Score: 220: twice; last - Cougar Classic (9/11-13/11)
Tour. Score to Par: +4: twice; last - Cougar Classic (9/11-13/11)


Year Tournaments Rounds Strokes Average Low Round
2010-11 9 28 2175 77.67 72
2011-12 10 30 2275 75.83 69
2012-13 9 27 2066 76.51 70
Total 28 85 6516 76.66 69


Gophers Break Ground on Golf Facility

Gophers Break Ground on Golf Facility

6/22/2018 - W. Golf

The University of Minnesota officially broke ground on its new indoor golf training facility Friday afternoon in St. Paul. The facility is expected to be ready for use by both the Gopher ...

161 Gophers Receive Academic All-Big Ten Honors

161 Gophers Receive Academic All-Big Ten Honors

5/30/2018 - W. Golf

A total of 161 student-athletes were honored by the Big Ten Conference on the Academic All-Big Ten Team.

Eight Gophers Earn Academic All-District Nods

Eight Gophers Earn Academic All-District Nods

5/17/2018 - W. Golf

The eight Gopher honorees represent six sports with men's gymnastics and women's hockey each having two representatives.

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