|Full name||Zakiya Dara Randall|
|Born||(1991-05-12) May 12, 1991
A naturally gifted athlete from the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area, Zakiya Randall was winning Tennis junior tournaments before deciding that Golf was her passion.
Zakiya began Winning and Accruing Golf Titles the Very 1st year she started playing at age 10. She joined the Atlanta Junior Golf Association in 2002 and Won “Player of the Year” and Won the Championship.
Z in golf continued her dominance in the 2002-2003 Season on the Plantations Junior Golf Tour by winning majors Nationally(Duke University, Harbour Town in Hilton Head, S.C., University of North Carolina and Chateau Elan). She was named and selected as part of ALL-AMERICAN team. She went on to Win the Championship on the Plantations Junior Golf Tour at the Disney Resorts inOrlando, Florida.
In just a few short years Zakiya was able to dominate the sport. Zakiya has Won Player of the Year and the Championship in several junior leagues(Plantations Junior Golf Tour, Atlanta Junior Golf Association, US Kids GA Tour). In addition, Zakiya was awarded “Player of the Year”, Winning overall champion and Winning every tournament played in her division. She went on to Win the Championship in her division for 2005 on the Georgia PGA Tour. She has been recognized by Sergio Garcia, Stewart Cink, Calvin Peete, Lee Elder, Chris Tucker and American Business, Political and Civic Leaders around the nation for her accomplishments.
Zakiya joined the PGA Hole-In-One Club after dropping a shot on a PAR 3, 180 Yards!!!
Zakiya had the Lowest Score(74) and was a Medalist Winner in the U.S. WOMEN’S OPEN Qualifier on May 15, 2006
at the Horseshoe Bend Country Club in Roswell, GA., which included LPGA Professionals and some of the best amateur players across the nation.The course was set to 6,417 Yards Par(72). This was Zakiya Randall First time ever playing in the Qualifier. After just turning 15-years-old a few days before the event, Zakiya was the Only and Youngest Atlantan to qualify in it’s 69 year history of existence. Zakiya took home the MEDAL!
Zakiya Wins the 51st Mid-West 2006 National Championship. Zakiya Won her division and was Overall Junior Girls Champion in the Championship held on July 15-16, 2006 in Lima,Ohio.
Zakiya was the TOP Georgian Junior Girl in the National Event at Burgett H. Mooney, Rome Classic at the Coosa Country Club on August 1-3, 2006.
Zakiya Randall Youngest Nominated for ‘Athlete of the Year’ by Atlanta Sports Council.
Zakiya Randall 16-year-old golf phenom qualifies to Play in U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship. The field included some of the best amateurs across the nation. Zakiya was the Youngest to Qualify for the event on May 21, 2007.
Zakiya takes home another trophy and is a consecutive two-time TOP Georgian Junior Girl scoring 74-69-72 in the National Event at Burgett H. Mooney, Rome Classic at the Coosa Country Club on June 26-28, 2007.
Z the golf star joins Celebrities and Youth Panelist in Educational event, Zakiya Receives United States CONGRESSIONAL Recognition Award from Member of UNITED STATES CONGRESS- February 2008, after speaking and giving inspirational message in Las Vegas, NV to hundreds of children from around the globe. WATCH Excerpts of Z giving inspirational speech to Children from around the World…
Zakiya ‘Z’ Becomes the FIRST FEMALE to qualify for both the NATIONAL & LOCAL Golf Channel Championship after placing in the top percentile on the most difficult Championship level of play on tour in September 2008.
Zakiya Makes History and BECOMES the 1st FEMALE to WIN on the Georgia Golf Channel Tour at the most difficult level that can be played on the tour on September 7, 2008.The field included some of the best over 50 Adult-Men Amateurs on Tour in Georgia on one of the most challenging golf courses at Arbor Springs Golf & Resort Club from the Men’s Championship TEES at over 6,500 yards!
Zakiya, Z chips an amazing 32 yards birdie shot at the par-4 10th hole and goes on to Win the Final Half Championship Title!
Z gives back and joins the Atlanta GoGirlsGo and Women’s Sports Foundation for Run Relay in September 2008 to help create awareness for programs & outreach to educate Young Girls and Women through Sports and Physical Activity.
In Zakiya Randall First Debut in competing in Futures Tour Event in November 2008, Z Earns Membership on the Developmental Tour of the LPGA, “The Duramed Futures Tour – On the Path to the LPGA”.
Zakiya plays with 4 Man Team in Golf Tournament at owner and NBA Legend Julius Erving-Dr. J. ‘Celebrity Golf Club International’ in November 2008 and takes home another trophy and is a Winner in the Celebrity Event!
Zakiya Randall Gives Back to Girls Incorporated. Zakiya inspires and motivates young girls to continue excelling. Zakiya gives motivational speech and Golf Clinic to GIRLS INCORPORATEDproviding millions of girls since 1864 to be Strong, Smart and Bold and live successful, independent and fulfilling lives.
Zakiya Speaks at 2009 TRUMPET AWARDS ‘Generation Connection’! Watch This Speech..
Zakiya Gives Back and Serves on Panel Discussion April 2009 in Jewels Conference, making girls into phenomenal women. These Girls Rock, they are Made to be More….
Fore! Jewelry of Örebro, Sweden an internationally well recognized brand Chooses “Z” as an Official Wearer!!! Fore! Jewelry designed by Yvone Christa is worned by a celebrity clientele that includes Kate Bosworth, Christie Brinkley, Kate Moss, Katherine Zeta-Jones, Jennifer Aniston, Heidi Klum, Cameron Diaz, Christina Aguilera, Madonna andPrincess Victoria of Sweden.
Teen Golf Phenom ‘Z’ Tops Leaderboard among WOMEN Professional’s on Professional InterNational Women’s Golf Tour. Golf Phenom Zakiya Randall was the youngest player and Amateur among the Women Professional golf players on the tour in 2009 and TOPS the Leaderboard.
Top Young Golf Amateur ‘Z’ Tops Leaderboard for second consecutive year among WOMEN International and National PRO’S on PROFESSIONAL Women’s Golf Tour. Golf Phenom Zakiya Randall was the youngest player and best Amateur among the Women Professional golf players on the tour in 2010 and TOPS the Leaderboard.
Zakiya Randall continues to win, give back and be an inspiration to girls and people around the nation. Z gives back to charity, a champion and win in golf events and provides tips and instructions to National Girls Leadership Academy.
Zakiya ‘Z’ joins Golf Wall of FAME after Scoring another Hole-In-One June 2011, World Golf Hall Of Fame!
Golfer ‘Z’ continues to TOP the Leaderboards among elite-amateurs and professional golfers in 2011.
Zakiya Randall ‘Z’ Partners with PRESIDENT’S COUNCIL on FITNESS and SPORTS.
‘Z’ Tops the Leader Board in National Championship in Texas, was the only female golfer in the field of Professional League of MEN players.
Z and Team WINS on GOLF CHANNEL ‘Big Break Atlantis’ 2012.
‘Z’ SCORES 1st Place on Professional Tour August 2012.
‘Z’ STUNS Shoots 59 Course Record.
‘Z’ Wins 1st Place at Executive Event May 2013.
‘Z’ Ranked #1 Female Golfer and BIG BREAK GLASS CHAMPION, BIG BREAK NFL, 2013.
‘Z’ WINS BIG AGAIN and places 1st in Scholars event and shoots lowest round ever in history of event, June 2014.