Lee Whitehead
Lee Whitehead
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.
High School: Christian Academy of Knoxville
Previous College: King College

In Fall 2014 (Senior): Whitehead started in all five events in the fall, completing 14 rounds on the links… tallied a season-low 71-70-73=214 at the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate (Oct. 20-21), tying for 15th overall at two-under… carded a low-18 score of 67 in the first round of the season at the Sam Hall Intercollegiate (Sept. 8-9)… finished in a tie for 13th overall at the Bearcat Invitational (Oct. 6-7), turning in a scorecard of 76-71=147… wrapped up fall play with a scoring average of 73.71.

In Spring 2014 (Junior): Whitehead competed in all six spring events for the Golden Eagle squad… carded the lowest round of the Tech team with a 65 as part of a 73-65-73=211 scorecard at the Snowman Getaway (Feb. 24-25) where he finished five under and tied for 12th… garnered two more top 25 finishes at the Grover Page Classic (Mar. 10-11) where Tech finished second and the UK Bluegrass Invitational… earned the Most Dedicated Award from Coach Brown while posting the second-lowest average on the team of 73.78.

In Fall 2013 (Junior): Whitehead continued to shine during his junior campaign, playing in all five tournaments in the fall and garnering three top 20 finishes…his best finish came at The Hummingbird Intercollegiate (Nov. 3-5) where he tied for third by carding a 73-69-72=214 at one over… named to the All-Tournament team and earned OVC Male Golfer of the Week at The Hummingbird Intercollegiate…chalked up his career-low score of 66 as part of a 69-66-73=208 scorecard at the Sam Hall Intercollegiate (Sept. 9-10), finishing five under…ended the fall with an average of 72.87.

In Spring 2013 (Sophomore): Whitehead played in all seven tournaments, finishing with 18 rounds of play… finished with three top 10 finishes in the spring, scoring his low-round of 67 as part of a 67+72+74=213 scorecard at the TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate (Apr. 15-16) to shoot -3 and tie for ninth out of 93 golfers… tied for fourth at the Grover Page Classic (Mar. 10-12) after shooting +3 with a 73+75+71=219… helped the Golden Eagles to a surprising third place finish at the Ohio Valley Conference Championship (April 25-27)… shot an impressive 70+72=142 to tie for eighth in the tournament… earned a share of the Impact Award with two teammates.

In Fall 2012 (Sophomore): Whitehead participated in five tournaments, racking up 15 rounds of golf for the Golden Eagles… carded a low-round of 70 in the third round of the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate (Oct. 22-23)… finished the tournament with a 74+76+70=220, tying for 17th out of 81 golfers.

Before Tech: Whitehead played at King College for one season before transferring to Tech… placed second in the Conference Carolinas North Greenville Fall Classic… won the 2012 Knoxville City Amateur. 

High School: Whitehead attended the Christian Academy of Knoxville, earning four letters in golf… awarded CAK's Most Valuable Player in 2009… placed second in the 2010 TSSAA Class A-AA Division 1 State Tournament and was also named to the All-State team the same year… helped claim back to back regional and state championships in 2009 and 2010 along with the district title in 2010.

Personal: Son of Karen Easter and Mark Whitehead… born March 3, 1993… full name is Lee Matthew Whitehead… majoring in journalism.