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

2008-09: GCAA/PING All-Southeast Region ... All-PBC ... Competed in 11 of the team's 12 tournaments with a 73.4 stroke average, good for second on the team ... Had six top-20 finishes with three top-10s and two top-five slots ... Led the team at two tournaments ... Began the fall season with a first-round 66 at the Kiawah Intercollegiate, tying for the team's lowest round of the year, finished third overall at eight under ... Took second on the team and ninth overall at the PBC Championships with a four-over 220 effort ... Finished 48th at the NCAA Regional with a nine-over 225 ... Was 55th at the NCAA Finals, carding a 22-over 306.

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.

 

Yr. Events Rounds Strokes Avg. Top-10 Top-20 Low Rd.
2008-09 11 32 2348 73.4 3 6 66
2007-08 12 33 2442 74.0 4 9 65
TOT 23 65 4790 73.7 7 15 65