Tiger Golf Signee Steve Lee Wins Bubba Conlee
June 12, 2009
University of Memphis golf signee Steven Lee claimed victory at the Bubba Conlee National Junior Golf Tournament Thursday, beating out his former Hersonville High School teammate Steven Fox in a playoff. Lee fired rounds of 66-69-68 at the par-70 6,675 yard Quail Ridge Golf Course.
Lee and Fox matched birdie putts on the final hole of regulation to send it into a playoff. After both made par on the first hole, Lee drained a five-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole to secure the victory.
"I'm very proud of Steven," Tiger head coach Grant Robbins said. "This is a great win for him, especially considering how prestigious of an event it is and all the history in it."
The Bubba Conlee is a well-known junior golf event that has been a staple for Mid-South golfers for nearly 30 years. The tournament also boasts famous past winners such as Doug Barron and Shaun Micheel--both of whom are from Memphis.