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Lawson King

Lawson  King

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Gainesville, Ga.

High School:
Gainesville HS


04/25/2017

WCU Men's Golf Finishes Fifth, MacQueen Named All-SoCon

Junior selected to All-Southern Conference team

04/23/2017

Julamool Leads WCU to Fourth After Two Rounds at SoCon Championship

Three Catamounts are inside the individual top 20, two strokes within top 10

04/22/2017

Catamount Men's Golf Ready for 2017 SoCon Championship

Three-day, 54-hole tournament opens Sunday in Pinehurst

04/15/2017

Johnson Paces WCU Men's Golf to 8th-Place Tie at Wolfpack Spring Open

Second-year striker finished tied for 16th as Catamounts moved up two spots

04/14/2017

Catamount Men's Golf Tied for 10th at Wolfpack Spring Open

WCU advanced three spots in Friday's second round

2016-17 (Sophomore): Played in all 12 of the team’s tournaments, finishing with 34 rounds including 22 shot in the 70s … Recorded a seasonal stroke average of 77.50 … 25 of his 34 seasonal rounds were shot in the 70s including consecutive rounds of a career-low 70 shot at the Frontier Secure Intercollegiate … Posted a career-best, fifth-place finish at the Frontier Secure Intercollegiate in the spring semester, finishing with a career-low 54-hole score of 213 (70-70-73).

2015-16 (Freshman): Played in 10 of the team's 12 season events, once as an individual ... Made his collegiate debut at the Rees Jones Invitational ... Posted a seasonal scoring average of 77.20 ... 20 of his 25 seasonal rounds were shot in the 70s including a career-low round of 72 twice -- in the first round at the Seahawk Intercollegiate and the third round as an individual at the Greenbrier Collegiate Invitational.

Prior to Western Carolina: Was a four-time Gainesville Times All-Area selection, earning second team honors in 2012 and three-straight first team accolades in 2013-2015 ... Finished his senior year with a 75 stroke average ... Was twice an All-State selection ... Also played on the Southeastern Junior Golf Tour, doing so since 2011 ... Has 10, top 10 finishes with three top five showings including a pair of runner-up finishes at both the Brunswick Junior Classic in 2012 and the Georgia Club Junior Classic in 2014 ... He carded his best round of 68 twice on the tour ... Part of a rich Gainesville High boy's golf tradition that includes three-straight Hall County Championships, three-consecutive region titles, three-consecutive appearances in the state championship and back-to-back state titles ... Was a part of the 2013 Class AAAAA Boy's Golf Championship squad, leading the way with a round of 70, earning first team GHSGCA All-State plaudits ... Was a high school teammate of current Catamount, Jackson Bishop

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