Lee  McCoy
Lee McCoy
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Clarkesville, Ga.

High School:
Habersham Central

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 135

2014-15 (Junior Season):

• Broke the school single-season scoring average as he finished at 70.08 over 36 rounds.

• Finished 33rd in stroke play but went 2-0 in match play as the Bulldogs reached the semifinals at the NCAA Championship.

• Qualified for the 2015 U.S. Open.

• Earned sponsor exemptions for the PGA Tour's Travelers Championship and John Deere Classic.

• Chosen for the United States squads that will play in the Palmer Cup and in the Pan Am Games.

• Named First-Team All-American.

• Was a candidate for the Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus and Haskins awards.

• Won four times this year, matching the single-season school record set by Chris Kirk in 2006-07 and reached by Russell Henley in 2009-10.

• Made school history as he became the first Bulldog to win three consecutive tournaments (Linger Longer Invitational, Seahawk Intercollegiate and 3M Augusta Invitational).

• Shot 8-under 64 in the third round and finished at 16-under 200 in the 3M Augusta Invitational, the second-lowest figures in school history.

• Named First-Team All-SEC by the league's coaches.

• Named Golfweek's Player of the Week twice and the SEC Player of the Week thrice.

• Invited to play in the Northern Trust Open Collegiate Showcase, tying for third.

• Named the recipient of the Copas-Liebler Men's Golf Scholarship.

2013-14 (Sophomore Season):

• Named Second-Team All-American by Golfweek and Honorable Mention All-American by the GCAA.

• Named to the GCAA's All-Southeast Region Team.

• Named Second-Team All-SEC as voted on by the league's coaches.

• Won the Met Intercollegiate for his first collegiate victory, setting his career best and the tournament record for a round with an opening 7-under.

• Helped the Bulldogs claim the team title in the Met Intercollegiate by 33 strokes.

• Named the SEC Golfer of the Week after his win in the Met Intercollegiate.

• Helped the Bulldogs win the San Antonio Regional and qualify for the NCAAs by coming in second with a career-best 9-under 207.

• Has additional top-5 finishes in the Dick's Sporting Goods Collegiate Challenge Cup, The Invitational at The Ocean Course and the Linger Longer Invitational.

• Placed in the top 20 in the Carpet Capital Collegiate, the Brickyard Collegiate Championship and the Crooked Stick Intercollegiate.

• Was in the lineup when Georgia also won the Dick's Sporting Goods Collegiate Challenge Cup and the Linger Longer Invitational.

• Joined Michael Cromie as the only Bulldogs to appear in every tournament this season.

• Named the recipient of the Copas-Liebler Men's Golf Scholarship.

2012-13 (Freshman Season):

• Named to SEC All-Freshman Team.

• Appeared in 10 events, highlighted by fourth-place efforts in the Brickyard Collegiate, the Bulldog Battle and the NCAA Tempe Regional.

• Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll and the AD's Honor Roll.

• Named the recipient of the Copas-Liebler Men's Golf Scholarship.

Amateur/Junior Highlights:

• Reached the match play portion of the 2014 United States Amateur after claiming co-medalist honors in stroke play.

• Named First-Team Rolex Junior All-American.

• Was a member of the winning 2012 East Wyndham Cup Team.

• Came in second in 2011 and fifth in 2012 in the Rolex Tournament of Champions.

• Won the 2012 Exide Technologies Championship and was second in the HP Boys Championship.

• Qualified for match play in the 2009 and 2010 U.S. Junior Amateur.

• Finished with a Polo ranking of sixth.

High School:

• Graduated from Habersham Central.

• Claimed medalist honors at the 2012 Class 4-A high school state tournament.

• Named the Georgia Player of the Year and held the state's No. 1 ranking.

• Won eight of 11 prep events and finished with a scoring average of 69 in 2012.

• Playing for Calvary Christian in Clearwater in 2010, set the Florida high school lowest-round record with a 62.

Personal:

• Born Feb. 5, 1994.

• Son of Terry and Cheryl McCoy.

• Majoring in Housing.

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