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Michael Johnson
Michael Johnson

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Spain Park

Career Highlights
2014 Broke the Auburn school 54-hole record with 16-under at Primland Collegiate Invitational
2013 Alabama Golf Association Player of the Year
2013 Alabama State Amateur Champion
2013 PING Southeast All-Region Team
2012 NCAA All-Southeast Regional Team
2012 All-Freshman SEC Team

2011 U.S. Am Qualifying Co-Medalist


Redshirt Junior (2014-15):
Averaging 71.45 strokes per round ... Has five sub-par rounds ... Three rounds in the 60s ... Has counted 10 of 11 rounds played ... Broke the Auburn school 54-hole record by firing a 16-under 67-67-66-200 at the Primland Collegiate Invitational, finishing second, a shot behind North Carolina's William Register ... his 67s the first two rounds were career-lows while his final round 6-under 66 set a new career low ... Tied for 29th at the Carpet Capital Collegiate with a 75-70-72--217 ... Tied for 32nd in the Sagamore Fall Preview with a 77-74--151 ... Tied for 32nd at the US Collegiate with a 74-73-71--218.

Junior(2013-14):Redshirted for the 2013-14 season ... Was named the 2013 Alabama Golf Association Player of the Year after he won the 37th Men's Alabama State Amateur Championship in June 2013 ... Won the Dogwood Invitational and posted top 20s in the Northeast Amateur and Porter Cup.

Sophomore (2012-13): Played in 13 tournaments ... Second on the team in scoring at 72.85 ... Closed the fall season with back-to-back second place finishes ... Tied for seventh at the Samford Intercollegiate at 1-over and NCAA Regional with a 3-over ... Posted four top-10 and seven top-20 finishes with 11 sub-par rounds ... Led the team in rounds at par or better with 17 ... Counted 37 of his 39 rounds ... Carded five rounds in the 60s ... PING Southeast All-Region Team ... Won the Alabama State Amateur with a minus-16 (272) at Hoover Country Club ... Won the Dogwood Invitational at minus-28 (260) at Druid Hills Golf Club.

Freshman (2011-12): Started all four fall events as a true freshman ... Finished the fall with a tied for third after shooting a 69-71-72--212 (-4) at the U.S. Collegiate ... Tied for seventh at the SEC Championship shooting a 1-under 209 ... Tied for 19th in his first collegiate tournament at the Carpet Capital Collegiate ... Tied for 15th at the Olympia Fields Invitational at 7-over ... Finished tied for 19th in Auburn's win at the Gator Invitational at 9-over ... Ranks fifth on the team in scoring average at 72.30 ... Has counted 20-of-24 rounds this season which ranks second on the team ... Has fired 12 rounds at par or better ... Carded eight sub-par rounds.

Amateur: Won the 2012 Greystone Invitational ...Earned co-medalist honors at his 2011 U.S. Am qualifier ... Placed fourth at the 2011 Spirit of America ... Tied for fourth at the 2011 Greystone Invitational ... Won the 2010 Alabama State Match Play as a high school senior.

Junior: Won the 2010 Junior Players and the Deutsche Junior Open ... Earned top-10 finishes at the Ping Invitational and Charles Howell Junior Championship.

High School: Led Spain Park High School to the 2010 Alabama High School 6A state championship while claiming individual medalist honors, carding a 67-68--135 ... Won the AHSAA 6A State Championship three years in a row from 2008-10 ... Was named to the All-State team four years in a row.

Personal: Son of Hugh and Shari Johnson ... Born on April 2, 1993 ... Has a brother, Bradley (deceased) ... Home course is Altadena Valley Country Club ... Swing coach is Hank Johnson ... Majoring in public administration.