Justin Miers
Justin Miers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brentwood, Tenn.

High School:
Brentwood

Last College:
Middle Tennessee State

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 165


At Memphis
Fall 2004 -
A walk-on transfer that started in all four of the Tigers' fall tournaments ... Finished in the top 15 in three of the four tournaments, helping lead Memphis to first place finishes in those three competitions ... Ended the fall with a 72.9 stroke average, fourth on the team and averaged a 71.8 in the third round of tournaments, helping Memphis put together three final round rallies to finish first ... Shot rounds of 76-72-70 to finish in a tie for 13th place at two-over par at the Radrick Farms Intercollegiate ... Posted scores of 72-72-73 to finish in a tie for fourth place with teammate Keven Fortin-Simard at one-over par at the Memphis Intercollegiate, which was his best career finish ... Was one of three Memphis golfers to place in the top five at that event, and now both of his career bests have come in the Memphis area ... Tied for 10th place at the Missouri Bluffs Challenge with rounds of 72-71-71 and was one of four Memphis individuals to place in the top 10 ... Shot a first round 80 but rebounded to post a pair of 73's in the final two rounds at the Landfall Tradition ... Prior to enrolling at Memphis in the fall, played in the Tennessee Match Play Championship over the summer, was an alternate in the Southern Amateur Championship, and played in the Tennessee State Amateur.

At MTSU
2000-01 -
Played in five tournaments in the fall of 2000 as a sophomore ... Averaged a score of 76.3 per round, which was second on the team ... Shot a low round of 72 three times ... Was the top MTSU finisher at the Gunby Jordan Intercollegiate and also helped the Blue Raiders to two top five finishes in their fall tournaments ... Finished in a tie for 23rd with scores of 81-72-75 at the Raising Cane Classic in Hattiesburg, Miss. ... Shot rounds of 77-75 in a weather-shortened Tulsa Hilton Southern Hills Invitational as MTSU finished fifth ... Left the team in January 2001 to join the U.S. Army ... Served two years of active duty with the 3rd Brigade 2nd Infantry Division based in Fort Lewis, Washington, where he was awarded Batallion Soldier of the Month and earned his Expert Infantryman's Badge on his first try ... Returned to school at MTSU in January 2003 and attended through the spring of 2004, but did not play golf after returning.

1999-00 - Played in four tournaments as a true freshman, three in the fall and one in the spring ... Had a 76.6 stroke average ... Shot rounds of 76-74-70 in the Hillman Robbins Memorial Invitational hosted by Memphis and finished in sixth place at four-over par as he helped lead MTSU to the team title ... The 70 is his career low round ... Tied for 24th at the Tulsa Hilton Southern Hills Invitational with scores of 75-72-78 to help MTSU finish third ... Helped lead the Blue Raiders to a second-place finish at the Louisiana Intercollegiate.

Before Memphis
At Brentwood High School -
Played golf at Brentwood High School from 1995-98 and graduated in 1999 ... Was the team MVP his sophomore through senior years while serving as team captain his senior year ... Named All-Mid-State in both his junior and senior seasons and All-State his senior year ... Played on both the Southeastern Junior Golf Tour and with the American Junior Golf Association ... Had two top ten finishes in the AJGA in 1999 and also played in the Rolex Tournament of Champions, finishing in the top 20 ... Won the Tennessee State Junior Amateur Championship in 1998 had three top-five finishes on the SJGT ... Came in second at a PGA Junior Series event in Williamsburg, Va. ... The son of Richard and Martha Miers, Justin was born on July 26, 1981.

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