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Lance Goodson


Sophomore 6-0, 150

Birmingham, AL

Hoover High School

2001-2002 Season
Competed in three tournaments, compiling a 74.50 stroke average in eight
rounds...Best finish was a tie for eighth place at the U.S. Naval Academy
Invitational...Best score was a four-over-par 145 in two rounds at the U.S.
Naval Academy Invitational.

Amateur
Finished fourth at the 2002 Alabama State Amateur with scores of 69, 65, 72
and 73...Finished fourth at the 2002 Birmingham Invitational with rounds of
72, 71 and 71...Was the runner-up finisher in the 2002 Alabama State Match
Play Tournament...Placed 10th in the Metro Amateur City tournament and 15th
in the State Amateur at the Birmingham West golf course.

High School
Won the Alabama state individual title as a senior after finishing second in
2000©His Hoover High team won state in each of Goodson's sophomore, junior
and senior seasons©Two of Goodson's teammates, Ty Patterson (Jacksonville
State) and Andy McRae (Samford) moved on to play Division I golf©Named
All-State three years©Played in five tournaments his senior season, earning
two firsts, two seconds and a sixth©As a junior, led his team to victory at
the 46-team Hardaway Invitational in Columbus, Ga©Earned Athlete of the
Month honors for May 2001 from the Birmingham Rotary Club©Named Most
Outstanding Golfer by the Kiwanis Club©Honored as Scholar Athlete of the
Week and Academic All-State by the Birmingham News.

Personal
Born November 27, 1982©Parents Lance and Melanie Goodson are both University
of Alabama grads©Has one sister, 16-year-old Natalie©Once recorded a
hole-in-one with a new driver at a par-4, 310-yard hole©Has posted a low
round of 67 on several occasions, including at the Future Masters and the
Southern Junior©At age 13, won a Southeast Junior Tour event and a Junior
Club event on the same day©Planning an Engineering major.

Off the Course With the Commodores
Favorite Golfer: Steve Lowery
Favorite Non-Golf Athlete: Vlade Divac
Favorite Golf Course: Birmingham West
Favorite Tournament Played: Birmingham Invitational
Favorite Professional Golf Tournament: The Ryder Cup
Favorite Professional Sports Team: Sacramento Kings
Favorite Non-Sports Movie: Top Gun
Favorite Sports Movie: Caddyshack
Favorite Non-Sports Figure: Mark Cuban (Dallas Mavericks owner)
Favorite late-night snack: Iced oatmeal cookies
One word that describes you: Competitve
Most treasured possession: Michael Jordan autographed basketball
If I could have dinner with one person (living or dead), it would be: Bobby Jones
If I could change one thing about golf, it would be: Make it harder
The title of my autobiography would be: Play to Win

 
Year-By-Year Tournament Scores
2001-2002 Tournaments Finish Scores Par
US Naval Academy Invitational T8 74-71=145 +3
Mason Rudolph Championship T44 73-74-75=222 +12
CC of Louisianna Intercollegiate T66 80-74-74=229 +13
       
Career Totals
Year Rounds Strokes Stroke Avg.
2001-2002 8 596 74.50

 


 









 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
                   
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