Men's Golf at the inaugural Maryland Eastern Shore Collegiate Challenge (Photos by Todd Dudek)
2017-18: Named the team's Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the second straight season ... competed in nine events (21 rounds) ... averaged 80 (+8) over the season ... finished tied for fourth in PGA Minority Collegiate Championship with a score of 228 (+12) (May 11-13) ... named to the MEAC Commissioner’s All-Academic Team.
2016-17: Named the Team's Most Valuable Player (MVP) and Most Improved ... competed in all nine tournaments (23 rounds) ... averaged a shade under 80 (+8) ... set a new single-season record in rounds played (23) ... had one top 10 finish ... shot nine over in his collegiate debut at the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame (Sept. 23-24) ... took ninth overall at the Virginia State Trojan Fall Classic (Oct. 24-25) ... recorded a 160 (+16) at the Florida A&M Spring Invitational (Feb. 25-26) ... shot 15 over at the PGA Minority Golf Championships (May 12-14).
High School/Club: A two-sport student-athlete in high school (track & field and golf) … In golf, he had eight top performances in the county while winning a district and state championship … In his senior year, he was selected a team captain and named Most Valuable Player … Earned Varsity All-County First Team every year in high school … In his freshman season, he guided the club to a runner-up finish at the state golf championship … Shooting two-under was his high school best … In track, he qualified for the indoor track & field 4X400 meters … Academically, he earned honor roll all four years while being named an AP scholar during his junior and senior years … In his final year, he was selected to the National Honors Society … Involved in various organizations, including Brainy Camps Association, Key Club, Gladiators on the Horizon Mentorship, and Relay for Life.
Personal: Born May 1, 1998 in Towson, Maryland … Son of Young and Kyoung Lee …Young is the only child … Major is PGA Golf Management … Pre-game routine/superstition is listening to music … Plans to play professional golf and pursue a MBA at a top-ranked business school … Best advice/favorite saying is, “Practice doesn’t make perfect, good practice makes perfect” … Hobbies outside of sports are basketball and ping pong … Favorite Movie is The Greatest Game Ever Played … Favorite Book is The Great Gatsby … Personal best sports moment is shooting two-under in an important tourney during his freshman year … Most influential person is his parents because of their endless support … Personal non-athletic accomplishment is earning a 4.5 GPA during his senior year of high school … Personal athletic goals before the season is winning a collegiate title … Personal athletic goal before graduating is competing in the NCAA Tournament … God, Family, and friends are Young’s life.
Career Personal Best: 72 (E), PGA Minority Championships First Round - May 12, 2017