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

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).

2013-2014: 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).

At Friends Academy: Was a four-year letterwinner on the men's golf team ... 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.

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