Carnegie Mellon University

Golfers Win Honors

06-11-2009

Golfers Named To All-Region Team, All-American Scholars

LeeThe Carnegie Mellon golf team had two members named to the 2009 PING Mid-Atlantic Region team by the Golf Coaches Association of America. Senior Alex Timmons (Chagrin Falls, Ohio/Chagrin Falls) was honored for the third straight year, while junior Christopher Lee (Los Angeles, Calif./Windward) was honored for the first time.Timmons

Timmons finished the season with an average round of 77.5, the second lowest on the team. The senior led the Tartans with eight top ten finishes and ends his career with a school record 27. Timmons shot his lowest round of the season at the Guy Kuhn Invitational carding a three-under-par 69 during the second round. He also holds the school record for most individual career victories with five.

Lee was crowned the University Athletic Association (UAA) Individual Champion while leading the Tartans to the team title with a scoring average of 76.8. He fired his lowest round of the year at the ECAC Championships carding a one-under 71. 

Timmons and Lee, along with Joshua Chen (Woodridge, Conn./Amity) also were recently named Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars for Division III by the Golf Coaches Association of America. Read more about the Mid-Atlantic Region team and All-American Scholars honors.

Listen as Head Golf Coach Rich Erdelyi discusses team's success in 2008-09.

Mark Fisher