UNCG Men's Golf BIO
 Nick Lyerly

2017-18 (Freshman)
Played in 15 rounds during the fall … Posted a 73.47 stroke average, ranking 13th in the Southern Conference in the fall … Finished 17th at the UNCG Grandover Collegiate, his lowest finish of the fall … Recorded a 7-over par 223 (78-76-69) at Grandover … Placed 19th at the AutoTrader Intercollegiate with a 4-over par 220 (71-74-75) … Posted a 21st place finish at the Rod Myers Invitational with an even-par 216 with rounds of 74-71-71 … His final round of the fall was a career-best 3-under par 69 at the UNCG Grandover Collegiate.

Prior To UNCG
Four-year letterwinner at East Rowan High School for coach Rhett Teems … Ranked the No. 1 junior golfer in the state of North Carolina by the CGA as a junior … Two-time N.C. Junior Player of the Year by the Tarheel Youth Golf Association (TYGA) and the Carolinas Golf Association (CGA) … Became the youngest champion of the North Carolinas Amateur in event history … Posted a 71.91 stroke average in 2016-17, winning five tournaments including the TYGA North State High School Challenge, the Rowan Junior Open, and the NCJGF Irish Creek Fall Classic … Recorded 15 top-15 finishes and eight top-5 finishes on the year … Three-time Rowan County Player of the Year and a four-time All-South Piedmont Conference selection … Won the 2015 3A State championship while helping East Rowan to a runner-up team finish … Posted a seventh-place finish in 2017 … Helped his team to three straight team championships in the South Piedmont Conference … Won the USGA US Junior Amateur Qualifying this summer with a 2-under par 142 (68-74) … Advanced to the USGA US Junior National Amateur and finished tied for ninth in the prestigious field with a 2-over par 146 (74-72) … As a junior, won the CGA North Carolina Men’s Amateur with an 8-under par 280 score, posting rounds of 70-71-68-71 … Won the North State High School Challenge with a 6-under par 138 (66-72) and the Rowan Junior Open with a 7-under par 137 (71-66) … Finished second overall at the North & South Junior at Pinehurst with a 2-under par 214 (74-71-69) and second at the Tar Heel State Junior Championship with a 2-over par 146 (74-72).

Nicholas Lyerly
Rounds Strokes Average Low Top Finish
15 1102 73.47 69 17th

Tournament Rounds Total Place/Players (Top 10/25/50)
Rod Myers Invitational 74-71-71 216 (E) T 21st / 72 (-/-/-)
Wolfpack Fall Collegiate 73-71-78 222 (+6) T 36th / 81 (-/-/-)
Tar Heel Intercollegiate 72-77-72 221 (+5) T 53rd / 75 (-/-/4)
AutoTrader Intercollegiate 71-74-75 220 (+4) T 19th / 92 (-/-/-)
UNCG Grandover Collegiate 78-76-69 223 (+7) T 17th / 76 (-/-/6)
Height: 5'11"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Salisbury, N.C.
High School: East Rowan
Experience: High School