St. James’ Knaffle verbally commits to South Carolina

sjgolf-knafflestateSt. James High golfer Smith Knaffle has had a busy week on and off the links. Now it appears the rising junior will have even more good times in the years to come.

Just days after qualifying for the US Girls Junior Open to set up her plans for the rest of the summer, Knaffle also settled her college plans by verbally committing to the University of South Carolina.

“Super excited to announce that I have verbally committed to the University of South Carolina,” Knaffle posted to her Twitter account Monday.

Knaffle, who has led the Lady Sharks to back-to-back state championships and claimed individual state titles in the process, has seen her success translate well on the junior circuit this summer.

Knaffle finished second in a local qualifier to reach the state last weekend, advancing in a playoff to compete in the national event at Boone Valley (MO) Golf Club at the end of the month.

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