Lea Garner Athlete Profile

Lea Garner

Height: 5-7 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2012-2015 Hometown: Washington Terrace, UT Last School: Bonneville High School

Personal

  • Parents are Blair and Julie Garner
  • Majoring in Psychology
  • Brother Davis played golf at Bellevue University
  • Enjoys the beach, spending time with family, music, volleyball and basketball

Before BYU

  • No. 1 ranked high school player in the state of Utah for the class of 2012
  • Qualified for match play at the 2012 USGA Women's Amateur Public Links advancing to the round of 32
  • Won the Mary Lou Baker Open in 2011 and 2012
  • Helped Bonneville win the 2011 and 2012 High School 4A State Team Championships
  • Medalist at the 2012 High School 4A State Team Championship
  • Regional medalist and First team All-state from 2009-11
  • Selected to the Junior Americas Cup team in 2010 and 2011

Stats

 

2014-15 - Junior

Tournament Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total Score To-Par Place
Hobble Creek Fall Classic 75 70 - 145 +3 5
Dick McGuire Invitational 77 74 70 221 +2 T12
Cougar Cup 71 71 73 215 -1 T4
NM Aggie Invitational 69 69 72 210 -6 4
Rainbow Wahine Invitational 69 76 76 221 +5 T6

2013-14 - Sophomore

Tournament Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total Score To-Par Place
Hobble Creek Invitational 70 73 71 214 +1 1/74
Cougar Cup 74 71 74 219 +3 T2/74
Price's Give Em Five Intercollegiate 78 72 73 223 +7 T23/77
Rainbow Wahine Invitational 73 80 73 226 +10 T11/51
Matador Invitational 74 72 74 220 +4 T2/53
Jim West Challenge 78 78 73 229 +16 12/79
Bruin Wave Invitational 83 79 78 240 +24 T58/86
BYU at Entrada Classic 74 76 76 226 +10 3/83
Mountain View Invitational 75 73 75 223 +7 T25/83
Wyoming Cowgirl Classic 78 74 73 225 +9 T10/105
WCC Championships 75 74 71 220 +4 T5/25

2012-13 - Freshman

Tournament Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total Score To-Par Place
Dick McGuire Invitational 74 79 82 235 +16 T62/93
WSU Cougar Cup 80 76 78 234 +18 T45/86
Price's Give Em Five Intercollegiate 75 78 74 227 +11 T36/76
Rainbow Wahine Invitational 78 82 75 235 +19 T44/70
The Gold Rush 79 82 82 243 +27 T34/65
UC Irvine Invitational 80 78 80 238 +22 T37/66
Bruin Wave Invitational 77 80 84 241 +25 T45/79
BYU at Entrada Classic 69 81 77 227 +11 T13/84
Wyoming Cowgirl Classic 77 76 74 227 +11 T8/103
WCC Championships 74 74 76 224 +8 5/30

BYU Career Stats

Season Events Rounds Strokes Average Low Rd. Top 20
2012-13 10 30 2,331 77.70 69 3
2013-14 11 33 2,465 74.70 70 8
2014-15 5 14 1,012 72.29 69 5
Total 26 77 5,598 72.7 69 16


2012-2013 | Freshman Year

Fall:

  • Made collegiate debut at Dick McGuire Invitational
  • Shot a season best round of 74 during the first round of the Dick McGuire Invitational and third round of the Price's Give Em Five Intercollegiate
  • Shot a 227 (75-78-74) at the Price's Give Em Five Intercollegiate
  • Finished tied for 36th at the Price's Give Em Five Intercollegiate

Winter:

  • Named to the 2013 All-West Coast Conference Women’s Golf Team
  • Shot a career low 69 during the first round of the BYU at Entrada Classic
  • Finished tied for 13th at the BYU at Entrada Classic, a season best
  • Shot a 227 (69-81-77) at the BYU at Entrada Classic to tie for 13th place
  • Shot a 227 (77-76-74) at the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic to tie for 8th place
  • Shot a career best 224 (74-74-76) at the WCC Championships
  • Finished in fifth place at the WCC Championships, a career best
  • Finished her last three tournaments in the top 20
  • 77.70 average score
  • Named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll with Bronze Honors

2013-2014 | Sophomore Year

Fall:

  • First college win at the Hobble Creek Invitational, carding a 214 (+1)
  • Shot a season best round of 71 during the third round of the Hobble Creek Invitational 
  • Tied for second at Cougar Cup at three-over
  • Finished Top 20 in three tournaments 
  • 73.5 stroke average 

Spring:

  • Tied second at Matador Invitational finishing 4-over-par
  • Finished in third at Entrada Classic carding a 226
  • Tied in fifth at the WCC Championships at 4-over-par
  • Named to the All-WCC Women's Golf Team
  • Finished in Top 20 in five tournaments
  • Won the Utah Women's State Amateur Stroke Play at 2-under-par

2014-2015 | Junior Year

Fall:

  • Top-20 finishes in each tournament, top-10 in 4 out of 5
  • Shot a career-low 69 in three different rounds, two of which coming from the NM Aggie Invitational
  • Show career-low total of 210 in three rounds at the NM Aggie Invitational