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ELLE JOHNSON

Player profile

height
5-5
year
Freshman
hometown
Inman, S.C.
high school
Spartanburg

CAREER STATISTICS

(as of November 4, 2019)

Year Events Rounds Strokes Avg. Low Top 10
2019-20 2 6 449 74.83 71
Totals 2 6 449 74.83 71

 

ON JOHNSON (CAREER AVERAGE: 74.83 / LOW ROUND: 71)

Will have the opportunity to compete for extended playing time as a freshman…great length off of the tee with the potential to be an outstanding golfer…the experience she gains as a freshman will help her tremendously as she enjoys her career moving forward as a Seminole…has been ranked as high as the No 3 player in the South Carolina Golf Association junior rankings…won the individual high school state championship as a junior in 2017…finished tied for fourth place in the individual standings of the 2018 high school state championship tournament…played in the 2019 U.S. Women’s Amateur for the first time in her career…qualified for the 2019 U.S. Women’s Amateur as she shot a 72 at the Bermuda Run Country Club in Advance, N.C…earned 12 top-10 individual junior golf finishes in 2017…won the championship of the Henry Transou Memorial Junior in 2016 and 2018.

SUMMER 2019

Played in her first career U.S. Women’s Amateur at the Old Waverly Golf Club in West Point, Miss…in a tie for 153rd place after two rounds of stroke play…finished play in the U.S. Amateur after two rounds of stroke play with scores of 85-85=170.

FALL 2019 (SEASON AVERAGE: 74.83 / LOW ROUND: 71)

Played in two events – the Jim West Challenge and the Landfall Tradition during her first semester as a Seminole…made her Florida State debut in the Jim West Challenge at the Kissing Tree Golf Course on San Marcos, Texas…carded her career-best single-round score of 71 in the first round of the Jim West Challenge – her first round as a Seminole…totaled one round at par or better and four of six rounds with scores at 75 or better…carded a 1 under par 71 in her first career round at the Jim West Challenge…was in a tie for 34th place in the individual standings after the first round of the Jim West Challenge…a two-round total of 145 had her in a tie for 43rd after 36 holes of the Jim West Challenge…finished her first career collegiate tournament in a tie for 43rd place with scores of 71-74-74 for a 3 over par total of 219…finished tied for third among her Florida State teammates at the Jim West Challenge…in the lineup for the second consecutive event at the Landfall Tradition…carded a 77 in the first round with two birdies…was in a tie for 72nd place after the first round…moved up 16 spaces in the individual standings after two rounds of the Landfall Tradition and was in a tied for 56th place in the individual standings after 36 holes had been played…finished in a tie for 64th place in the individual standings of the Landfall Tradition with scores of 77-74-79 for a three round score of 230…averaged 74.83 strokes in six rounds during two tournaments.

BEFORE FLORIDA STATE

Graduated from Spartanburg High School in 2019…earned two top-five state championships finishes as a junior and a senior…the individual State Champion, Regional Champion and finished as the Upperstate runner-up in South Carolina as a junior in 2017…shot identical rounds of 71 to finish at 2 strokes under par in winning the 5A State Championship in 2017…named the Spartanburg Herald–Journal Upstate Golfer of the Year in 2017 after winning the 5A State Championship…earned 5A All-State honors as a junior and a senior…the 5A Regional Champion in both 2015 and 2017…earned 5A All-Region Honors in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018…earned All-Region Honors and named the Co-Regional Player of the Year as a sophomore as she tied for medalist honors with a score of 70 in the Regional Championship Tournament as a sophomore…earned six varsity letters on the Spartanburg High School varsity team (2013 to 2018)…helped the Vikings qualify as a team for the state tournament in 2016 as she led the team with a score of 72…finished in second place in the Region III-5A Tournament as a sophomore…earned All-Region honors for the regional finish in 2015…won the individual championship at the Beth Daniel Junior Azalea Tournament with scores of 74-73 during the summer of 2016 – just prior to the beginning of her sophomore season.

PERSONAL

Born March 26, 2001…Elle is the daughter of Heather and Jamie Johnson…a younger sister, Emma…earned a GPA of 4.8 during her high school academic career…a member of the National Society of High School Scholars…a member of Mu Alpha Theta – the National Math Honor Society…named as a Junior Golf Scoreboard Academic Resume Player in 2019…named to the First Place Academic Team by the Spartanburg Herald Journal as a senior…ambition is to play professional golf.

WHAT'S IN ELLE'S BAG

Driver: TaylorMade M3 Wood: TaylorMade M6  Hybrid: TaylorMade M6 Wedges: TaylorMade Putter: Scotty Cameron Newport 2 Ball: Pro V1 Favorite Club: Driver Superstition: I have to wear perfectly matched socks and my ball marker on the left side of my hat

FALL 2019

Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish
Jim West Challenge 71-74-74 +3 219 T43
Landfall Tradition 77-74-79 +16 230 T64

ELLE JOHNSON BY THE NUMBERS

  • Round: 71 (Jim West Challenge, Fall 2019)
  • 36 Holes: 145 (Jim West Challenge, Fall 2019)
  • Tournament Score: 219 (Jim West Challenge, Fall 2019)
  • Tournament Score vs Par: +3 (Jim West Challenge, Fall 2019)
  • Best Finish: T43 (Jim West Challenge, Fall 2019)
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ELLE JOHNSON'S BEST ROUNDS AT FLORIDA STATE

  • First Round: 71 Jim West Challenge, Fall 2019
  • Second Round: 74 Jim West Challenge, Fall 2019, Landfall Tradition, Fall 2019
  • Third Round: 74 Jim West Challenge, Fall 2019