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Harry Ellis

Harry's Profile

Redshirt Senior
Southampton, England
high school
Wildern School

Career Honors:

  • 2017 PING Honorable Mention All-American
  • 2017 Division I PING All-Southeast Region Team
  • 2017 All-ACC Team
  • 2017 All-ACC Academic Team
  • Three-time ACC Academic Honor Roll

2017 Offseason:

  • Won the Amateur Championship held at Royal St. George’s Golf Club in England on June 24, 2017.
  • Delivered a stunning comeback to defeat Australian Dylan Perry in the Amateur Championship, winning on the second sudden-death hole after being 4 down with 5 holes left to play.
  • Became the third player to win both the English Amateur and The Amateur, joining Sir Michael Bonallack and Michael Lunt. Of the three, Ellis achieved the dual feat at the youngest age.
  • Earned exemptions to the 2017 Open Championship, the 2018 Masters and the 2018 U.S. Open.
  • Shot 12-over (77-75) at The Open Championship from July 20-21 at Royal Birkdale.
  • Competed at the Arnold Palmer Cup for Team Europe held at Atlanta Athletic Club from June 9-11, 2017, winning the Day 1 foursome.

Redshirt Junior Season (2016-17):

  • Tremendous showing in 2016-17, recording career bests in scoring average (71.62), average vs. par (+0.54) and rounds played (39).
  • Generated 23 rounds at par or less as well as 12 rounds recorded in the 60s. He entered the year with six career rounds at par or less and one round in the 60s.
  • Led the Seminoles in par 3 scoring (3.1) and total birdies (130).
  • Totaled three Top-5 finishes, including a second-place showing at the Seminole Intercollegiate where he shot 13-under.
  • His other Top-5 showings were tying for fifth at the Jerry Pate Intercollegiate (-2) and also tying for fifth in the Washington Regional (-3).
  • Tremendous showing in 2016-17, recording career bests in scoring average (71.62), average vs. par (+0.54) and rounds played (39).
  • Dropped a six-under 65 in the third round of the Querencia Cabo Collegiate on Feb. 28, 2017, tying Cristobal Del Solar for the lowest single-round score of the year.
  • Shot six-under in a single round three times, including in Cabo, in the second round of the Seminole Intercollegiate (six-under 66) and in the second round of the NCAA Championship (six-under 66).
  • Ellis’ 66 recorded in the second round of the NCAA Championship at Rich Harvest Farms is the lowest round vs. par recorded by a Seminole in an NCAA Final.
  • His 39 rounds at par or less is the second-most in a season at FSU, trailing only Hank Lebioda’s 40 rounds in 2014-15.
  • 92.3 percent of his scores counted (36 total), the third-most in FSU history.

Redshirt Sophomore Season (2015-16):

• Competed in four tournaments with an average score of 75.58.
• Top performance of the year came at the Seminole Intercollegiate, where he tied for 22nd with a 1-under 215 (71-72-72).
• His first-round 71 (-1) at Southwood Golf Club at the Seminole Intercollegiate marked his lowest round of the year.
• Played in the DICK’s Sporting Goods Collegiate Cup (Sept. 25-27), Querencia Cabo Collegiate (Feb. 28-March 1) and the Valspar Collegiate (March 21-22) in addition to the Seminole Intercollegiate (March 11-12).

Redshirt Freshman Season (2014-15):

•    Did not compete.

Freshman Season (2013-14)

•    Started school in January 2014 and played in four tournaments to start his Seminole career, posting a 73.83 stroke average.
•    Turned in his best round at the Seminole Intercollegiate with a 5-under 67, which was also tied for the lowest round of the tournament.
•    Tied for 16th with a 2-over 218 at the Seminole Intercollegiate for his best finish.
•    Tied for 20th at the Gator Invitational in his first collegiate tournament with a 10-over 220.

Before Florida State:

  • Attended Wildern School.
  • Youngest English amateur champion in 2012 at the age of 16.
  • Member of the Men’s Homes Internationals Team in 2012.
  • Member of the European Boys and Boys Home International team in 2013.
  • Member of Team Great Britain golf team for the 2013 Australian Youth Olympics.
  • Great Britain and Ireland Jacque Leglise team member in 2012.
  • Two-time county junior champion in 2009 and 2013.
  • Runner-up of the French Boys International Championship.


  • Born: Sept. 10, 1995.
  • Parents: Murray and Tracey Ellis.
  • Major: Sport Management.
  • Standout soccer player.
  • Began playing golf at only 18 months of age

Harry Ellis By The Numbers:

  • Round: 65 (Querencia Cabo Collegiate, Spring 2017)
  • Tournament: 203 (Seminole Intercollegiate, Spring 2017)
  • Best Finish: 2 (Seminole Intercollegiate, Spring 2017)