McCoy Willey Athlete Profile

McCoy Willey

Height: 5-11 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2011-2014 Hometown: St. George, UT Last School: Dixie High School

Personal

  • Born in Missoula, Montana to Walt and Cindy Willey
  • Mother played volleyball at Montana and Father played basketball at North Idaho and tennis at Montana.
  • Younger sister plays volleyball at Arizona State University
  • Majoring in Business Management 
  • Enjoys fishing, hunting, boating and the outdoors

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Dixie High School
  • IJGT and PJGT All-American
  • Seven top-20 finishes in AJGA National Junior Tourneys
  • Won back-to-back UHSAA 4A State Individual Titles
  • Ranked top 50 in Nation Golfweek Titleist rankings for 112 consecutive weeks
  • Ranked top 100 in Nation Junior Golf Scoreboard for 285 consecutive weeks
  • Selected to 2007 Eurocup Team represented Team USA in Scotland
  • 3-Time First Team All-State
  • 3-Time Region Scoring Leader
  • 3-Time 4A Utah State Scoring Leader
  • Won three straight UHSAA 4A State Team Titles
  • Holds UHSAA State Scoring Record for low round (63)
  • Member of 3-Time State Championship Team
  • Recruited by Michigan, Auburn, New Mexico, Utah, Oregon, UCLA, Wisconsin, Witchita State, Michigan State and San Jose State 

Stats

2011-12-Freshman

Season Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total Score To-Par Place
William H. Tucker Intercollegiate 76 74 76 226 +8 T39/96
Alister MacKenzie Invitational 70 68 68 206 -7 T12/79
SCVB Pacific Invitational 74 78 73 225 +12 T43/60
*John H. Burns Invitational 76 78 79 233 +17 T81/104
North Ranch Invitational 80 77 80 237 +27 T56/72
Fresno Lexus Classic 74 75 79 228 +12 T61/93
Arizona National Invitational 75 75 80 230 +14 T52/74
PING Cougar Classic 71 73 74 218 +2 16/51

BYU Career Stats

Season Events Rounds Strokes Average Low Rd. Top 20
2011-12 8 24 1,803 75.13 68 2
Total 8 24 1,803 75.13 68 2

* - competed as an individual



2011-2012 | Freshman Year

  • Competed in eight events 
  • Shot back-to-back rounds of 68 en route to a 7-under 206 at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational
  • 12th place finish at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational led the team and was his highest finish of the season 
  • Stroke average of 75.13