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Corey Carlson

Corey's Profile

Green Cove Springs, Fla.
high school

Career Honors:

• Already tied for 12th in program history with six career eagles.

Sophomore Season (2016-17):

  • Played in 10 tournaments, shooting 74.17 while garnering one Top-5 finish.
  • Tied for third at the Southern Intercollegiate, shooting a two-round score of 5-under 139.
  • Set career low vs. par with a 4-under 68 in the second round of the Southern Intercollegiate on March 13, 2017.
  • Had a strong two-week stretch where he tied for 14th at the Seminole Intercollegiate (6-under 210) followed by his Southern Intercollegiate showing.
  • Aided the Seminoles greatly in the NCAA Championship, helping FSU reach the fourth round of stroke play after shooting even through the first three rounds (71-73-72).
  • Tied teammate Bennett Baker for the team lead with four eagles.
  • Totaled 10 rounds at par or better.
  • Had a productive first year at FSU.

Freshman Season (2015-16):

• Had a productive first year at FSU, finishing with a 72.78 average score in 18 rounds.
• Finished in the Top 25 in three of his six events played, highlighted by a tied-for-seventh finish at the Seminole Intercollegiate on March 11-12, 2016.
• Shot a career-low 69 (3-under) in the third round of the Seminole Intercollegiate, finishing 4-under (71-72-69) overall.
• Tied for 21st at the NCAA Kohler Regional on May 16-18, shooting an even-par 216 (73-72-71) to help FSU advance to its fifth straight NCAA Championship.
• Tied for 25th at the ACC Men’s Golf Championship (2-over), including a first-round 71 on April 22.
• Displayed consistent golf in all 18 rounds played, shooting above a 75 in just one round.
• Made his collegiate debut at the Jerry Pate Intercollegiate in the fall 2015 (Oct. 5-6), shooting a 9-over 219 and finishing in 41st.

Before FSU:

  • Played at the amateur level at Clay High.
  • Won the 2015 Florida Azalea Tournament in Palatka, Fla., with a 199 (68-68-63).
  • Subsequently earned Junior Boys Player of the Week honors.
  • Won the American Junior Golf Association with a 2-over par 215 at the Taylormade Adidas Junior All-Star in Braselton, Ga.


  • Born: October 6, 1995.
  • Parents: David and Lisa Carlson.
  • Major: Sport Management.

Corey Carlson By The Numbers:

Round: 68 (Southern Intercollegiate, Spring 2017)
Tournament: 210 (Seminole Intercollegiate, Spring 2017)
Best Finish: T3 (Southern Intercollegiate, Spring 2017)