Joe Young
Joe Young
Height: 6-2
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Cochran, Ga.
High School: Bleckley County
Major: General Business

 

2007-08: GCAA/PING Honorable Mention All-American ... GCAA/PING All-Southeast Region ... PBC Freshman of the Year ... All-Peach Belt ... PBC Player of the Week April 10 ... PBC Presidential Scholar ... Competed in 12 tournaments, finishing in the top-20 nine times ... Carded a 74.0 stroke average for the season ... Had a season-best finish of fourth at the Peach Belt Championships, carding a three-round 218 ... Posted two other top-10 finishes, fifth at the Richard Rendleman Invitational and eighth at the Emerald Coast Collegiate ... Finished 40th at the NCAA Southeast Region Championship going three rounds for a 243 ... Rebounded in the NCAA Championships, posting a four-round 284 for 17th place.

High School: Named to the All-Middle Georgia Golf Team for Bleckley County High ... Was the region's low medalist in both 2006 and 2007 ... Shot a school-record round of 67 ... Named the SJGT Player of the Year ... Was an honor graduate.

Personal: Son of Richard and Mary Ann Young ... Born Dec. 23, 1988 ... Lists a hole-in-one as the biggest thrill in sports ... Named Tiger Woods as his favorite athlete ... Chose Georgia College for the golf and academic programs ... Team representative of Student Athlete Advisory Committee.