Dawson Armstrong

Dawson Armstrong

YEAR FR
HT. 6-0
WT. 160
HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL) Brentwood, Tenn.. (Lipscomb Academy)

Amateur: 

  • Winner of the 2015 Western Amateur
  • Winner of the 2015 Dogwood Invitational in Atlanta
  • 2017 Walker Cup Team practice invitee
  • Named to the 2015 GlobalGolfPost World All-Am Second Team
  • Competed in the 2016 Australian Master of the Amateurs

2015-16 (Junior):

  • 2017 Golfweek 3rd-Team All-America
  • 2017 ASUN Conference Men’s co-Golfer of the Year
  • 2017 NCAA College Grove Regional Medalist behind a -8, 208 (69-65-74). His 65 set the collegiate course record
  • Finished T-16th at the 2017 NCAA Men’s Golf Championships
  • 2017 ASUN Conference Championship Medalist
  • 2017 Old Waverly Collegiate Championship Medalist
  • 2016 Memphis Intercollegiate Medalist
  • Four-time ASUN Conference Golfer of the Week (His nine career awards are most by any golfer in league history
  • Posted a 70.93 scoring average, lowest in school history
  • Set the school season record with 143 birdies
  • Four wins are most by any Lipscomb golfer in a season

2015-16 (Sophomore):

  • 2016 ASUN Conference Men’s Golfer of the Year
  • First-Team All-ASUN Conference
  • First Lipscomb golfer named to the Ben Hogan Award watch list
  • Earned medalist honors at the 2015 Autotrader.com Collegiate Classic by eight strokes shattering the tournament scoring record by six shots with a -16 that also is the school record
  • Claimed medalist honors at the Memphis Intercollegiate with a -8, 208 (72-65-71)
  • Three-time ASUN Conference Golfer of the Week.

2014-15 (Freshman):

  • 2015 ASUN Conference Freshman of the Year
  • First-Team All-ASUN Conference
  • Chapel Hill NCAA Regional Runner-up
  • First Lipscomb Golfer to advance to NCAA regional play
  • Claimed medalist honors at the Kenny Perry Invitational with a -4, 212 (68-69-75)
  • Led the team with a 72.19 scoring average
  • Named a Golfweek midseason All-ASUN selection
  • Two-time ASUN Conference Golfer of the Week

Career:

  • School record holder for wins (7)
  • School record holder for eagles (12)
  • Owns the three lowest season scoring averages in school history (70.93, 71.71, 71.94)
  • School record holder for lowest round vs. par, -7, 65 (Seven Times)
  • School record holder for lowest round vs. par (36 holes), -12 (132)
  • School record holder for lowest round vs. par (54 holes), -16 (200)
  • School record holder for lowest round vs. par (72 holes), -1, (287)

 High School:

  • Prepped at Lipscomb Academy in Nashville
  • Three-time all-state selection
  • Finished as the runner up in the 2013 TSSAA State Championship.

Personal:  Son of Dale and Vivian Armstrong…brothers Dowling and Davis are members of the Lipscomb team …has one sister (Maryalice)…father Dale also starred for the Lipscomb golf program and was named the 2017 Golfweek “Father of the Year”…also recruited by Vanderbilt, Tennessee, Ole Miss, Memphis and Mississippi State.