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Jamie Li

Jamie's Profile

(Updated January 2019)
Bath, England
high school
Millfield School

Career Honors:

  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2018).

Junior Season (2018-19):

  • Finished tied for 25th at the OFCC/Fighting Illini Invitational in the fall 2018 (7-over 217).
  • Shot an even-par 216 at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate Invitational (tied for 21st).

Sophomore Season (2017-18):

  • Developed greatly as a sophomore, finishing third on FSU with a 72.07 scoring average.
  • Earned three Top 10 finishes, including co-winning the Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate on Feb. 13, 2018.
  • Totaled the lowest bogeys per round on the team at 2.38.
  • Second on FSU in par 5 scoring, averaging 4.75 on the longest holes.
  • Produced the 10th lowest par 4 scoring average in a season in program history (4.0482).
  • His scoring average is the 13th lowest in a season in program history.
  • Finished under par in five events played, highlighted by his career low 11-under 205 when he co-won the Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate with teammate Harry Ellis.
  • Tied for second at the Seminole Intercollegiate, shooting a 5-under 211 at Golden Eagle Country Club.
  • Finished ninth at the Querencia Cabo Collegiate on March 6 (-1 212), his third consecutive Top 10 finish.
  • Tied for 16th at the Marquette Intercollegiate and tied for 18th at the Gary Koch Invitational.
  • Recorded seven rounds in the 60s after totaling one round in the 60s as a freshman.
  • Had 15 rounds at par or less, more than half of his 29 rounds played.
  • Carded a career-low 66 (-6) in the second round of the Seminole Intercollegiate.

Freshman Season (2016-17):

  • Participated in four tournaments, producing a 74.18 shooting average and +3 vs. par.
  • Tied for 18th at the Southern Intercollegiate, shooting even-par (73-71) on March 13, 2017.
  • Shot 1-over (71-69-77) at the Seminole Intercollegiate, tying for 34th.
  • Lowest round of the year included a 3-under 69 in the second round of the Seminole Intercollegiate.

Before Florida State:

  • Won the 2015 Daily Telegraph Junior Championship after shooting a 5-under 211.
  • Showed resilience down the stretch of that tournament to win by one stroke.
  • Also competed multiple times on the England U18 Team in both the European Championships and the International Tournament.
  • Consistently shows excellent ball-striking abilities.

All About Me:

  • Parents: Ray and Maria Li.
  • Major: Sport Management.
  • How did you first start getting into golf? I started when my dad would hit balls in our garden.
  • What would you say is your greatest golf moment so far? Being able to play the Pro-Am at Wentworth PGA.
  • Who is your favorite professional golfer? Rory McIlroy because of his swing.
  • My favorite club in my bag is: 46 degree wedge because I like hitting lots of different types of shots with it.
  • I chose to play for Florida State Men’s Golf because: To represent a great school and program, and to play with great players every day.
  • What is something many people don’t know about you? I have a strong interest in fashion.
  • What is the best advice you have ever received? Stick to the process.
  • What music are you currently listening to? Bladee.
  • What shows are you currently watching? Sailor Moon.
  • What’s your favorite movie? Zero Dark Thirty.
  • Outside of golf, what are some of your passions in life? Watching and playing soccer.
  • What is the single greatest lesson golf has taught you? Never give up on anything.
  • What are the top three things on your bucket list?
    • Travel the world.
    • Play in the Master’s.
  • What’s the hardest thing you’ve had to overcome in your life? Moving to the U.S. from England.
  • What makes Florida State University a great place? The entire network of people.

Jamie Li By The Numbers:

  • Round: 66 (Seminole Intercollegiate, Spring 2018).
  • Tournament: 205 (Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate, Spring 2018).
  • Best Finish: T1 (Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate, Spring 2018).