Lee  McCoy
Lee McCoy
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Clarkesville, Ga.

High School:
Habersham Central

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 135

2015-16 (Senior Season):

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

• Earned an exemption for the United States Amateur in Olympia Fields, Ill., Aug. 17-23.

2014-15 (Junior Season):

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

• 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.

• Helped the United States claim the team silver medal in the Pan Am Games.

• Helped the United States reclaim the Palmer Cup from the Europeans.

• 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 (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 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 in the Met Intercollegiate.

• 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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