21-year-old golf star emerges from Stanford

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Mariah Stackhouse golfing
Mariah Stackhouse chips onto the first green during the second round of the Marathon Classic LPGA golf tournament at Sylvania, Ohio, July 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)

PALO ALTO, Calif. (KGO) -- Masters champion Jordan Spieth may be the most popular 21-year-old golfer on the planet, but he has company.

Mariah Stackhouse of Stanford University is also 21 and she is poised for a great career on the LPGA Tour.

She appeared on Good Morning America Tuesday to discuss her career at Stanford, as well as being named one of Glamour Magazine's Top Ten College Women of 2015.

WATCH the Good Morning America video clip here

Mariah credits her success in life to her parents. She said, "One of the things they always told me to remember is that you're never always going to be a golfer, so never make that your whole world, because they want me to be a well-rounded person, and be great all around."

Mariah hopes to have a long career as a professional golfer, but she plans on finishing her education at Stanford, first.

In case you were wondering, she's a cousin of former NBA great Jerry Stackhouse.