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Columbia Men's Golf BIO
J Christian FitzGerald
Player Profile:
J Christian FitzGerald 1745040
Year: Senior
Hometown: Plandome Manor, N.Y.
High School: Friends Academy

2017-18

Concluded season with a 76.75 stroke average (614 strokes in eight rounds) ... Competed in three invitationals on year.

2015-16

Finished with a 75.67 stroke average after competing in nine rounds … Did not compete in the spring season … Set a career-low with a 68 in the final round of The Doc Gimmler (Sept. 12-13) … Finished two strokes over par in the event after carding a 73-71-69—212 to tie for 13th overall.

2014-15

Competed in three different events in his second season ... Took 17th place at the Tuxedo Autumn Invitational (9/26-9/27) with a +15 total (76-75-80--231) ... Fired a season-low 72 in the first round of The Doc Gimmler (9/12-9/13) en route to a tie for 42nd ... Also played in the Mission Inn Spring Spectacular (3/14-3/15) taking 86th place (81-82-81--244).

2013-14

Posted a scoring average of 75.67 in four tournaments and 12 competitive rounds … Best finish came at the George Mason University’s Patriot Collegiate with a tie for 27th (77-75-73—225) … Shot his lowest score of the year (71) in the final round of the 2014 Desert Shootout (79-76-71—226).

HIGH SCHOOL

Four-year men's golf letterwinner at Friends Academy ... Named team MVP his junior and senior season ... Earned All-Nassau County golfer honors three times ... Three-time NY State Public High School Championship Qualifier ... Helped Friends Academy capture the SEC VIII Nassau County Championship in 2013 ... Set the Friends Academy record for lowest nine-hole score with a four-under 31 at Piping Rock Club ... Won the IJGT Bridgestone at Bethpage Red in May of 2011.

PERSONAL

Intended major is undecided ... Father, Shawn '80CC, played football and baseball at Columbia ... Mother, Jolyne '81BC, attended Barnard.

YEAR-BY-YEAR STATISTICS

 Season

No.
Tour

No. 
Rds.
Avg. 
Score

Vs.
Par

Natl.
Rating

Low
Round
In
60s
Par or
Better
Fin.
Pct.
Wins Best
Finish
 2013-14  4  12.0   75.67   5.17  -- 71 0 1  27.2%  0 27th
 2014-15 3 9.0 76.89 5.89 -- 69 1 1 37.4% 0 17th
 2015-16 2 6.0 75.67 5.17 -- 68 1 1 42.9% 0 13th
 2016-17 3 8.0 76.75 5.50 -- 74 0 0 32.5% 0 68th
 Career 12 35.0 76.23 5.43 -- 68 2 3 33.3% 0 13th

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