Charlie Watson
Charlie Watson
Height: 6-2
Year: Junior
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
High School: Upper Canada College
Major: Studying in the Leavey School of Business

A three-year member of the program who has played in 17 events with an stroke average of 75.51.

AS A JUNIOR (2017-18): Played in one tournament ... saw action as an individual in the Bill Cullum Invitational (Oct. 16-17), posting a collegiate-best tying (68) in the second round.

AS A SOPHMORE (2016-17): Competed in all 10 events … accumulated an average of 75.77 per round, fifth highest on the team… in both the USF Olympic Intercollegiate (Sept. 12-13) and Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic (Oct. 9-11), he finished 61st overall… at the Mark Simpson Invitational (Sept. 26-27), he shot a collegiate-best tying 68, finishing 76th overall at 8-over 224 … at the Saint Mary’s Invitational (Oct. 24-26), he finished 46th overall at a 14-over 227 … had his best finish at the PING Cougar Classic (April 10-11) where he tied for 33rd with scores of 78-69-72 (219) … finished in 45th at the WCC Championship (April 20-22). 

FRESHMAN (2015-16): Appeared in six of 10 events for SCU ... 75.56 season scoring average ... played well, shooting a second round 71 in his first collegiate event, the Itani Quality Homes Collegiate (Sept. 28-29) ... lowest round was a collegiate-best 68 in the second round of the National Invitational (Feb. 28-March 1) ... also shot a 72 and 74 in the first and third rounds, respectively, of the National Invitational to finish tied for 16th - his best finish of the season ... also posted a second-round 72 in the Cabo Del Sol Intercollegiate (Oct. 4-6) ... competed in the WCC Championship (April 18-20) where he finished tied for 42nd. 

HIGH SCHOOL:
Prepped at Upper Canada College in Toronto … two-sport athlete (golf, hockey) … shot a 66 in the final round of the 2013 Mizuno National Championships … qualified for the provincial championships as a freshman … played and excelled on the AJGA junior tour in 2014 and 2015.   

PERSONAL: Parents are Greg and Karen Watson … has one younger brother, Jack … notes photography and music as hobbies … involved in three school plays as a prep junior and senior … plans to study in the Leavey School of Business.  

WATSON'S COLLEGIATE BESTS

18 Holes
68 Bill Cullum Invitational, 1st Rd. (Oct. 16, 2017)
  68 Mark Simpson Invitational, 1st Rd. (Sept. 26 2016)
  68 National Invitational, 2nd Rd. (Feb. 29, 2016)
  69 PING Cougar Classic, 2nd Rd. (Apr. 10-11, 2017)
54 Holes
214 (72-68-74) National Invitational (Feb. 28 - March 1, 2016)
Finish T-16th (72-68-74 - 214) National Invitational, 1st Rd (Feb. 28 - March 1, 2016)