Lee McCoy
Lee  McCoy

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Clarkesville, Ga.

High School:
Habersham Central

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 145

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

03/14/2016

A Memorable 48 Hours For McCoy

A Memorable 48 Hours For McCoy

2015-16 (Senior Season):

• 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.

• Has finished outside the top 10 just twice in nine events this season and placed first twice, second once and seventh twice in the spring.

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

• Has a season record of 69.69 and has an opportunity to break his own school mark of 70.08.

• Currently at 70.86, he also has a chance to break the career average of 71.74 set by former teammate Joey Garber from 2012-14.

• 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 drove 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 in the Met Intercollegiate.

• Was one of the two Bulldogs to appear in every tournament.

• 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:

• Named to the 2015 United States Walker Cup Team.

• Reached the match play portion of the 2015 United States Amateur.

• 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.

• 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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