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

2009-10: GCAA/PING All-American Honorable Mention ... PING All-Southeast Region Team ... First Team All-PBC ... GCSU Athlete of the Week Feb. 23 ... Competed in all of the team's 12 events with a career-low 72.7 stroke average ... Compiled seven top-20 and top-10 finishes ... Won the Matlock Collegiate Classic with a 6-under, 210 performance, earning him PBC Golfer of the Week honors ... Finished sixth at the PBC Championships, shooting a five-over 221 ... Shot an 11-over 224 t the NCAA South/Southeast Regional to finish t-72nd ... PBC Presidential Scholar

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 Dustin Johnson as his favorite athlete ... Chose Georgia College for the athletic program ... Team representative of Student Athlete Advisory Committee ... Attended Bleckley County High where he lettered four years in golf ... Enjoys listening to Dave Matthews Band and watching Saved by the Bell ... Motto to live by is "Don't lose the dreams inside your head, they'll only be there 'til you're dead. Dream" .

 

Yr. Events Rounds Strokes Avg. Top-10 Top-20 Low Rd.
2009-10 12 31 2253 72.7 7 7 67
2008-09 11 32 2348 73.4 3 6 66
2007-08 12 33 2442 74.0 4 9 65
TOT 35 96 7043 73.4
14 22 65