Lee Williams (golfer)

Lee Williams (born December 27, 1981) is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour.

Lee Williams
Personal information
Born (1981-12-27) December 27, 1981 (age 38)
Alexander City, Alabama
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight165 lb (75 kg; 11.8 st)
Nationality United States
ResidenceAlexander City, Alabama
Career
CollegeAuburn University
Turned professional2005
Current tour(s)PGA Tour
Former tour(s)Web.com Tour
Professional wins4
Number of wins by tour
Korn Ferry Tour1
Other3
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
PGA ChampionshipDNP
U.S. OpenT40: 2006
The Open ChampionshipDNP

Williams was born in Alexander City, Alabama. He had a successful amateur career, representing the United States in the Walker Cup in 2003 and 2005. He played college golf at Auburn University and turned professional after graduating in 2005.

Williams played on the US Pro Golf Tour and the NGA Pro Golf Tour before settling into the Nationwide Tour in 2012. He picked up his first win on the Nationwide Tour on June 10 at the Mexico Open.[1] He finished 16th on the money list to earn his PGA Tour card for 2013.

Williams made only 9 cuts in 22 events in 2013, and ranked 196th in the money list. He played in the Web.com Tour Finals and finished 31st to retain his PGA Tour card for 2014. In 2013–14, he played in only 13 events due to injury. He has not played in a PGA Tour event since the 2014 FedEx St. Jude Classic and has a six-event medical extension available upon his return.

Amateur wins (4)Edit

Professional wins (4)Edit

Nationwide Tour wins (1)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 Jun 10, 2012 Mexico Open –14 (69-67-68-70=274) 1 stroke   Paul Haley II

Other wins (3)Edit

Results in major championshipsEdit

Tournament 2005 2006 2007
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open CUT T40 CUT
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

U.S. national team appearancesEdit

Amateur

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Williams wins Mexico Open for first title on Nationwide Tour". CBS Sports. June 10, 2012. Retrieved June 11, 2012.

External linksEdit