Lee McCoy
Lee  McCoy

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Clarkesville, Ga.

High School:
Habersham Central

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 145

05/31/2016

McCoy Named First-Team All-American

McCoy Named First-Team All-American

05/27/2016

Bulldogs Open NCAAs In 19th Place

Bulldogs Open NCAAs In 19th Place

05/18/2016

Sigg-Led Bulldogs Win Regional

Sigg-Led Bulldogs Win Regional

04/16/2016

McCoy First, Bulldogs Second At SECs

McCoy First, Bulldogs Second At SECs

04/15/2016

Bulldogs Sharing Lead At SEC Championship

Bulldogs Sharing Lead At SEC Championship

2015-16 (Senior Season):

• Named First-Team All-American and All-Southeast Region by the GCAA.

• Capped his career with a sixth-place finish at the NCAA Championships.

• Finished as Georgia’s record holder for career (70.87) and single-season (70.00) stroke average.

• Wound up with 25 top-10 finishes, second-most in school history.

• Named the SEC Player of the Year and First-Team All-SEC.

• Claimed medalist honors at the SEC Championship, becoming the 16th Bulldog to accomplish that feat.

• Led the Bulldogs to the program’s 29th conference title.

• Named a semifinalist for the Ben Hogan Award.

• Won the Linger Longer Invitational.

• Notched seven career victories, one shy of the school record.

• Made national headlines when he placed fourth in the PGA Tour’s Valspar Championship and was four shots better than fourth-round playing partner Jordan Spieth, then traveled 7.5 hours to play in the Georgia-hosted Southern Intercollegiate Championships in Athens.

• Named the Southern Golf Association Amateur of the Month for March after his showings in the Valspar, the SICs and the Linger Longer Invitational.

• Selected as the Collegiate Athlete of the Year by the Atlanta Sports Council for his 2015 calendar year accomplishments.

• Chosen as a co-captain along with fellow senior Sepp Straka.

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

2014-15 (Junior Season):

• Named First-Team All-American by the GCAA and Golfweek.

• Broke the school single-season scoring average at 70.08.

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

• Played in the U.S. Open, the Travelers Championship and the John Deere Classic, making the cut in the latter.

• Named to the All-Nicklaus and the All-Southeast Region teams by the GCAA.

• Won four times, 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.

• 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 three times.

• Invited to play in the PGA Tour’s 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.

• Won the Met Intercollegiate for his first collegiate victory and helped Georgia claim the team title by 33 strokes.

• Named the SEC Golfer of the Week after his win.

• Named the recipient of the Copas-Liebler Scholarship.

2012-13 (Freshman Season):

• Named to SEC All-Freshman Team.

• Named to the SEC First-Year and AD’s Academic Honor Rolls.

• Named the recipient of the Copas-Liebler Scholarship.

Amateur/Junior Highlights:

• Named to the 2015 U.S. Walker Cup Team.

• Reached the match play portion of the 2015 U.S.  Amateur.

• Helped the U.S. win the team silver in the 2015 Pan Am Games.

• Helped the U.S. reclaim the Palmer Cup from Europe in 2015.

• Reached the match play portion of the 2014 U.S. 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.

Lee McCoy
Year Rounds Strokes Average Low
2012-2013 28 2025 72.32 67
2013-2014 35 2497 71.34 64
2014-2015 36 2523 70.08 64
2015-2016 33 2310 70 66
Totals 132 9355 70.87 64
Top-10 Finishes: 25 (4/5/8/8)
Top-20 Finishes: 33 (4/8/11/10)
Par Or Better: 89 (13/22/26/28)
Best Finish: 1st 2014 Met Intercollegiate
2014 Collegiate Cup
2015 Linger Longer
2015 Augusta Invitational
2015 Seahawk Int.
2016 Linger Longer
2016 SECs
Low Round: 64 (-8) 2015 Augusta Invitational
Low Tournament: 200 (-16) 2015 Augusta Invitational
2012-2013 Rounds Total Place
Carpet Capital Collegiate 68-71-73 212 (-4) 8th / 78
PING / Golfweek Preview 71-73-79 223 (+13) 61st / 75
Brickyard Collegiate 71-71-68 210 (-6) 4th / 84
AutoTrader.com Collegiate 70-79-76 225 (+12) 31st / 88
Bulldog Battle 71-71 142 (-2) 4th / 18
Linger Longer Invitational 79-75 154 (+10) 59th / 79
Augusta State Invitational 75-75-70 220 (+4) 23rd / 75
SEC Championship 75-73-75 223 (+13) 43rd / 70
NCAA Tempe Regional 68-67-68 203 (-7) 4th / 75
NCAA Championships 74-70-69 213 (+3) 60th / 156
2013-2014 Rounds Total Place
Carpet Capital Collegiate 72-74-72 218 (+2) 20th / 75
Collegiate Challenge Cup 72-71-67 210 (-3) 5th / 50
Brickyard Championship 72-69-71 212 (-4) 12th / 84
Crooked Stick Intercollegiate 75-73-76 224 (+8) 17th / 75
The Invitational 72-77-65 214 (-2) 5th / 78
Puerto Rico Classic 70-72-71 213 (-3) 22nd / 74
Southern Highlands 79-78-71 228 (+12) 34th / 79
Linger Longer Invitational 69-72-69 210 (-6) 3rd / 83
Met Intercollegiate 64-71 135 (-6) 1st / 50
SEC Championship 71-71-70 212 (+2) 32nd / 70
San Antonio Regional 71-68-68 207 (-9) 2nd / 75
NCAA Championships 74-73-67 214 (+4) 55th / 156
2014-2015 Rounds Total Place
The Carmel Cup 67-73-67 207 (-9) 2nd / 48
Collegiate Challenge Cup 67-69-69 205 (-8) 1st / 60
Ka’anapali Classic 66-74-68 208 (-5) 5th / 73
Puerto Rico Classic 71-68-72 211 (-5) 4th / 75
SH Collegiate Masters 70-69-74 213 (-3) 11th / 81
Southern Intercollegiate 75-71 146 (+2) 12th / 83
Linger Longer Invitational 65-70-67 202 (-14) 1st / 84
Seahawk Intercollegiate 70-72-74 216 (E) 1st / 77
3M Augusta Invitational 68-68-64 200 (-16) 1st / 78
SEC Championship 73-66-70 209 (-1) 17th / 70
San Diego Regional 73-70-69 212 (-4) 5th / 75
NCAA Championships 73-77-74-70 294 (+6) 33rd / 156
2015-2016 Rounds Total Place
Collegiate Challenge Cup 72-68-76 216 (+3) 23rd / 60
Nike Golf Collegiate 66-70-68 204 (-11) 3rd / 75
Ka’anapali Classic 67-72-70 209 (-4) 5th / 104
Puerto Rico Classic 71-71-72 214 (-2) 19th / 75
Querencia Collegiate 69-68-68 205 (-8) 2nd / 75
Southern Intercollegiate 70-71 141 (-3) 7th / 78
Linger Longer Invitational 70-70-67 207 (-9) 1st / 77
3M Augusta Invitational 69-70-70 209 (-7) 7th / 75
SEC Championship 68-70-69 207 (-3) 1st / 70
Tuscaloosa Regional 75-70-72 217 (+1) 17th / 75
NCAA Championships 69-70-70-72 281 (+1) 6th / 156
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