USF Men's Golf BIO
Jimmy Jones
Player Profile:
Jimmy Jones 2846450
Height: 6'2"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
High School: Freedom

2016-17: American
all-conference selection... 
Finished his solid debut season as a Bull with a team-leading six top-25 finishes after tying for 24th place at the Baton Rouge Regional (5/17/17)... Also led the team with four top-10 finishes... Tied for third place to help USF capture its third consecutive American Athletic Conference Championship... Tied for fourth in USF's title victory at the Old Waverly Collegiate Championship (4/4/17)... Finished the season ranking second on the team with a 72.8 scoring average through 28 rounds...  Tied for the team lead with 15 rounds of par or better..Led the Bulls with a 72.4 scoring average and 10 rounds of par or better in the fall while competing in all 14 of the team's stroke play rounds... Placed second at the AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic at 10-under (66-68-72)... Placed fourth at the Steelwood Collegiate Invitational at 5-under (70-71-70)... Posted three top-25 finishes in five fall events.

2015-16: PING Division II All-America First Team… 2016 Division II Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Award semifinalist… All-Sunshine State Conference First Team… helped FSC advance to the NCAA Championship match play semifinals… ranked third on the team with a 72.57 scoring average in 68 rounds… tied for second on the team with seven top-10 finishes along with a pair of top-five showings… carded a season-low 67 in the opening round of the Matlock Collegiate Classic.

2014-15: PING/GCAA Honorable Mention All-American ... PING/GCAA All-South Region ... All-Sunshine State Conference Second-Team ... SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll ... played in all 12 events as a freshman ... top finish was tying for third place at both the Matlock Collegiate Classic (2/9-10/15) and the Armstrong Pirate Men's Invitational (2/23-24/15) ... at the Matlock Collegiate at Lone Palm, Jones fired a 9-under par 207, while at the Armstrong Pirate Invitational, he carded an even-par 216 at Savannah Quarters Country Club ... was the Mocs top finisher in all four of its spring regular season tournaments ... also had one other Top 5 finish and a Top 10 finish on the year ... recorded 13 rounds of par or better golf and had a season low round of 68 three times on the year as he shot a 68 in the second round of the Matlock Collegiate (2/9/15), in the opening round of the Southeastern Collegiate (3/8/15) and in the second round of the Bobcat Invitational (3/16/15) ... was the Mocs No. 2 finisher at the NCAA Division II National Championships (5/18-20/15) as he carded a 6-over par 219 at the Rock Barn Golf & Spa ... finished 21st at the SSC Championships (4/12-14/15) as he shot a 222 (+6) at RedTail Golf Club in Sorrento, Fla. ... his scoring average was ranked 43rd among Division II golfers ... opened his collegiate career with by tying for 44th at the Saint Leo Invitational (9/22-23/15) as he shot a (+2) 146 at Lake Jovita.  

HIGH SCHOOL: 2014 graduate of Freedom High School in Tampa ... played both golf and hockey at FHS ... was a four-year lettermen in golf and a four-time Team MVP ... as a senior, posted a scoring average of 35.9 and qualified for the FHSAA State Tournament ... led Freedom to a District title his senior year ... named Freedom's Athlete of the Year in 2014 ... during his junior year, posted a scoring average of 38.4 and earned First-Team All-Western Conference honors ... was named a First-Team All-Western Conference and claimed the District Championship as a sophomore ... finished the season with a 38.4 scoring average ... recorded a scoring average of 38.4 as a freshman ... served as the captain of the school's hockey team ... was a member of the National Honor Society and the French Honor Society as a junior and senior ... graduated with honors from high school.

PERSONAL: Son of Dawn and James Jones ... Jones' mother, Dawn, played on the LPGA Tour for 24 years and was inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame in 2003 ... qualified for the 2015 U.S. Amateur Championships and took home the championship at the 2015 Florida State Amateur Championship in a sudden death playoff ... tied for 20th at 2015 Florida Open Championships and tied for 136th at the 2015 Western Amateur Championship ... teamed with Moccasin teammate John Coultas to finish third at 2015 Florida State Four-Ball Championship and was runner-up at the 2015 Youth Villa Classic at the Bartow Country Club over Memorial Day weekend ... finished 10th in the Azalea Amateur in 2014 and won the FSGA 2-Man Shootout in 2014 ... also competed in the 2014 FGSA State Amateur Championship ... born Oct. 20, 1995  ... likes playing hockey ... is a member of the First Tee of Tampa... majoring in marketing.

 

 

Year

Rounds

Strokes

Avg

Low Rd

High Rd

Par or Better

Best 54

Top 25

Top 10

Best Finish

2016-17

28

2,040

72.8

66

81

15

206 (-10)

6

4

2

TOTALS

28

   2,040

72.8

66

81

15

206 (-10)

6

4

2

 

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