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Josh Lee

Josh's Profile

year
Senior
hometown
Orange Park, Fla.
high school
Fleming Island HS

Career Honors:

• 2016 & 2017 Cleveland/Srixon All-America Scholar.
• Four-time ACC Academic Honor Roll.
• Three-time All-ACC Academic Team.

Career (2013-17):

  • Exits his Seminole career ranking in the Top 10 in four categories:
  • Par or better rounds (48 – ninth).
  • Career rounds played (129 – seventh).
  • Counting scores (98 – ninth).
  • Birdies (383 – seventh).

Senior Season (2016-17):

  • Had one of his most productive seasons, shooting a career-low 72.67 and averaging +1.59 vs. par.
  • Played a career-high 39 rounds and 14 tournaments, totaling 12 rounds at par or better and four rounds in the 60s.
  • Finished second at the Cabarrus County Irish Creek Intercollegiate on April 9, 2017, shooting a 7-under 206.
  • Posted three Top-15 finishes, additionally at the Fighting Illini Invitational (T15 – +4) and at the Washington Regional (T15, +2).
  • Recorded a 5-under 66 in the opening round of the Cabarrus County Irish Creek Intercollegiate on April 8, 2017, tying his lowest career round.
  • Came up big during NCAA Regional time once again, carding an opening-round 67 in the Washington Regional on May 15.

Junior Season (2015-16):

• Named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-American Scholar, placing him among the top juniors and seniors academically in the nation.
• Also earned a spot on the All-ACC Academic Team.
• Finished his junior year with a career-low 72.73 in 30 rounds of play.
• Produced a 1.63 average vs. par.
• Shot three rounds in the 60s, including a career-low 66 in the final round of the SunTrust Gator Invitational.
• Recorded one of the most important rounds of the season, shooting a 3-under 69 at the NCAA Kohler Regional to help FSU advance to its fifth consecutive NCAA Championship.
• Finished under par in two tournaments, shooting 1-under (70-73-66) at the SunTrust Invitational and 1-under (72-74-69) at the NCAA Kohler Regional.
• Highlighted the NCAA Championship with a hole-in-one on the par-3, 205-yard 16th hole at Eugene Country Club. He finished first among Seminoles at the NCAA Championship with a three-round score of 214 (70-73-71) for 4-over par.
• Finished the year placing in the Top 20 in three different tournaments, including the SunTrust Gator Invitational (T14), the Cabarrus County Irish Creek Collegiate (T16) and the NCAA Kohler Regional (T12).
• Ended the Fall 2015 with a 74.17 scoring average in two events played.
• Shot a final round 68 at the U.S. Collegiate Championship, finishing 2-over par and tying for 25th.

Sophomore Season (2014-15):

•    Earned a spot on the All-ACC Academic Team.
•    Finished the year with a 72.75 stroke average, playing in 13 tournaments and 40 total rounds.
•    Third on the team in par 5 scoring, averaging 4.78 strokes.
•    Recorded two Top-5 finishes, ending tied for second at the Homewood Hilton Airport Invite (even-par 216) and fourth at the Gary Koch Invitational (five-under 211).
•    Produced eight rounds under 70, including 68 on four occasions.
•    Shot his best at the Gary Koch Invitational (April 6-7, 2015) and the Tavistock Collegiate Invite (Oct. 19-21, 2014), shooting a five-under 211 in both tournaments.
•    Tied for sixth at the Fighting Illini Invite to open the fall season, shooting a 6-over 216.
•    Finished four tournaments under par, including the Gary Koch Invitational (-5), the Tavistock Collegiate Invite (-5), the ACC Championship (-2) and the Seminole Intercollegiate (-1).
•    Ended the ACC Championship carding a 69 in the final round to tie for 14th.

Freshman Season (2013-14):

•    Posted a 74.75 stroke average in the spring 2014 to combine for a 74.35 average for the year.
•    Lowest round of the year came when he played as an individual in the Seminole Intercollegiate, turning in a 2-under 70 in the third round.
•    Made his way back into the team lineup for the Mason Rudolph Championship, the first time since the Gator Invitational.
•    Finished the Mason Rudolph Championship with a 17-over 230 to finish 59th.
•    Posted a 74.08 stroke average in four tournaments in the fall 2013.
•    Best finish of the year was in his first tournament, the Fighting Illini Invitational, posting an 11-over 221 to finish tied for 20th.
•    Carded a 2-over 218 at the Brickyard Collegiate Championship to finish tied for 28th.

Before Florida State:

  • Won the US Junior Amateur qualifier in Athens, Ga.
  • Finished fifth in the 2012 GolfWeek East Coast Junior Championship.
  • Placed third at the 2011 Junior Jones Cup Invitational.
  • Four-year varsity member at Fleming Island High School.
  • Named first team All-First Coast all four years.
  • Named the 2012 Florida Times-Union Golfer of the Year.
  • Competed at state four years in a row and finished in the top 15.

Personal:

  • Born: December 11, 1994.
  • Parents: David and Cristol Lee.

Josh Lee Career By The Numbers:

  • Round: 66 (SunTrust Gator Invitational, Spring 2016; Cabarrus County Irish Creek Intercollegiate; Spring 2017).
  • Tournament: 206 (Cabarrus County Irish Creek Intercollegiate; Spring 2017).
  • Best Finish: 2 (Cabarrus County Irish Creek Intercollegiate; Spring 2017).