Lee Williams is an American professional golf player. He usually plays on the PGA Tour. But he didn’t win any PGA Tournament.
Lee Williams was born on 27th December 1981 in Alexander City, Alabama, United States. So, his age is now 38. Now he lives in Alexander City with his wife, Emily. Lee W. likes to spend time with family.
At an early age, he played many tournaments and got success. Lee W. became a professional golfer in 2005 when he completed graduation in Economics from Auburn University (government). He also played college golf at Auburn University. His favorite teams are the Dallas Cowboys and the Auburn Tigers. Williams has a habit of marking the golf ball from bottom to top.
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Lee Williams’s favorite watchword for life is- “Where are you from? it doesn’t matter, but where are you going is matters.”
The height of Lee Williams is 5’9” (1.75 m), and weight is 165 pounds (75 kg).
In 2005, Lee Williams started playing professionally. Since he played many tournaments as an amateur and also won many.
In 2001, Lee won the Greystone Invitational,
In 2002, he won the Southern Amateur.
In 2003, won the Dogwood Invitational and Greystone Invitational. He also won the Walker Cup this year.
In 2004, won the Eisenhower Trophy.
In 2005, again, won the Walker Cup.
When Lee Williams became a professional golf player, he won four tournaments. One event in KFT (Korn Ferry Tour), two in U.S. Pro Golf Tour, and one in NGA Pro Golf Tour. Lee W. joined the PGA Tour in 2013 (started playing officially in the PGA Tour).
U.S. Open Championship: Lee Williams played the U.S. Championship for the first time where he missed the halfway cut.
In 2006, Lee W. played the PGA Tour qualifying tournament where he made the cut and finished the tournament at T116. He also played one Korn Ferry Tournament but missed the cut.
U.S. Open Championship: Played the U.S. Open Championship for the second time. He made the cut in this championship for the first time and finished at T40.
This season Lee played a total of 17 Korn Ferry Tour, where he made 11 cuts, missed five cuts, and withdrawn one event. This year he also played two PGA Tours where he made one cut and missed one cut. Lee Williams ended this year in 96th positions in the money list.
National Mining Association Pete Dye Classic: Lee W. finished it in the top ten at T7.
Northeast Pennsylvania Classic: Finished the Northeast Pennsylvania Classic in the top ten at T10.
Buick Open: Finished at T52.
U.S. Open Championship: Missed the cut in the U.S. Open.
2008 season was not much successful for Lee because he played only five tournaments this year and missed all the cuts.
In 2011, Lee W. played only one Korn Ferry Tournament Mylan Classic and made the cut in that game. He finished it at T45.
This year Lee played 25 Korn Ferry Tournament, where he missed five cuts, withdrawn one event, and made cuts in other 19 tours. In this season, Williams played on the NGA Pro Golf Tour and the U.S. Pro Golf Tour before playing the Nationwide Tournament in 2012. Lee W. finished this year at no. 16 in the final money list and earned the PGA Tour card for 2013.
Utah Championship Presented by Utah Sports Commission: Finished the Utah Championship at T9.
Mexico Open Presented by Banamex: Lee won this nationwide tour against Paul Haley II and earned $112,500.
The Rex Hospital Open: Finished the Rex Hospital Open in the top 10 positions and at T10.
In 2013 Lee played 5 Korn Ferry Tournaments and missed the cut in three events. He also played 22 PGA Tour, where he made cuts in 9 games and ended this year at no. 196th in the money list.
Web.com Tour Championship: Williams finished the Web.com Tour Championship at T8 for retaining the PGA Tour card for 2014.
Hotel Fitness Championship: In the Korn Ferry final event (Hotel Fitness Championship), he finished at T18.
John Deere Classic: Lee showed his best performance in the John Deere Classic and finished it at T33.
In 2014 Lee Williams played only one KFT event where he missed the cut. Lee attended only 13 PGA Tournaments, where he missed eight cuts. After this season, Lee didn’t play any PGA tour.
Humana Challenge: Lee W. finished the Humana Challenge at T59 in four rounds.
Puerto Rico Open presented by seepuertorico.com: Williams finished the Puerto Rico Open at T43.
HP Byron Nelson Championship: Lee finished the HP Byron Nelson Championship at T48 in four rounds.
FedEx St. Jude Classic: It was Lee’s last PGA tournament where he missed the cut.
Lee was not able to complete the PGA Tournament for the 2014-15 season because of his injury.
Williams didn’t attend the PGA Tour in this season because of his health condition.
Lee Williams did not play at the PGA tour for the 3rd sequent year for the same injury. But he had an opportunity to play six PGA Tour events to earn $646,270 or 364 FedExCup points in 2017-18 season. This opportunity is given so that Lee W. can retain in the tournament.
Because of his injury, Lee was not able to play in the 2017-18 season. So, he did not play the PGA TOUR for the 4th time. But the opportunity has again given to him to gain 364 FedExCup points or earn $646,270 for the 2018-19 season.
So, when he returns in this game, the major medical extension will be available for him.
Major Medical Extension means playing six events and gain 364 FedExCup points in one season.
According to 2014’s playing history, the current FedExCup rank is 138.
Lee Williams played only one major championship among four championships. His best performance was in the U.S. Open in 2006, where he finished the game at T40. Lee’s total career earnings are $240,441.
As the health condition of Williams is not good since 2014, so he played a few events in his whole career.