Lee Maxwell
Lee Maxwell
Height: 6-0
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cookeville, Tenn.
High School: Cookeville
Major: Business

TEE TALK: Lee has a well-rounded game and excellent touch...he can play well enough to win with consistent play...can adapt his game and play well on a variety of courses...has the potential and ability to emerge as a real team leader...joined the squad as the lone newcomer when he arrived in 2008-09...a local standout who is a very talented golfer with a solid understanding of the game.


2012-13: Lee participated in each of Tech's five fall competitions, playing 15 rounds in all...led the Golden Eagles at the Skyhawk Classic at Paris Landing State Park, shooting a 71-70-74=215, earning him a tenth-place finish among 70 players.

2011-12: Lee played in all five fall tournaments, totaling 14 rounds of golf...carded a season-low round of 72 at the Wasioto Winds Fall Kick-Off in September...bested that in the spring with a 69 at the Grub Mart Intercollegiate, tying for 11th in the tournament...greatly improved his game in the spring, earning four-consecutive top-20 finishes in March/April...finished with a stroke average of 76.9.

2010-11: Lee played in nine tournaments and posted a stroke average of 76.7...scored his lowest round of the season with a 69 on October 4 during the first round of the Murray State Invitational where he finished tied for 13th...his best finish of the season came at the Ohio Valley Conference Championship on April 25-27, where he shot one-under par (73-70=143) and finished in a tie for 9th place.

2009-10: Lee made appearances in three tournaments for Tech...posted a 77.7 stroke average through nine rounds of play...his low round of 70 came in the first round at the TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate (4/5).

2008-09: Did not compete in any tournaments for the Golden Eagles.

HIGH SCHOOL: A standout player at Cookeville High School standout... a four-year letterman, playing at the No. 1 spot for coach Bob Cumby as a senior...also lettered one season on the basketball team...in his final season, he helped CHS capture the district and regional championships and finish as runnerup in the TSSAA Class AAA state tournament...individually, he shot 71 both days and placed fourth in the state tournament, earning all-state honors...named the team MVP... also in 2007, he was named to the Myrtle Beach Palmetto High School Championship all-tournament team, and he was the Pinehurst Winternational Series runner-up...finished third in the Tennessean Schooldays Tournament with a 67, and he was the White Plains Open runner-up...as a junior, he was medalist of the Schooldays Tournament, shooting a 65 to win the event.

PERSONAL: Lee comes from a family that has numerous ties to Tennessee Tech athletics...the son of Gary and Lucretia Maxwell, and follows in the footsteps of his father who was a standout golfer for the Golden Eagles in the mid 1980s....his mother played basketball and volleyball at Tech, and his aunt, Elizabeth Maxwell, is also a former TTU basketball player...majoring in business.