Hogan Hopefuls

#HoganHopefuls: Michael Johnson


_aumg_15_029Michael Johnson



Birmingham, Ala.

Ten Hogan Highlights

  • Is one of 12 golfers to rank among the top 25 in all four major ranking systems–World Amateur Golf Ranking, Scratch Players World Amateur Ranking, Golfweek/Sagarin Ranking and Golfstat Ranking.
  • Currently ranks third in the Arnold Palmer Cup standings for Team USA.
  • Has already broken the Auburn single-season wins record with three victories in the 2015-16 campaign.
  • Has placed among the top 20 in all 10 tournaments this season, posting six top-5 finishes.
  • Owns a 69.69 stroke average, which is on pace to break the school record, and has 11 sub-70 scores in 29 rounds.
  • Placed fifth at the 2015 Northeast Amateur.
  • Also grabbed top-10 finishes as the Porter Cup (sixth), Dogwood Invitational (seventh) and Sunnehanna Amateur (eighth) last summer.
  • Competed in the 2015 U.S. Amateur where he competed in a playoff for the final spot in match play.
  • Tied for 25th individually at the 2015 NCAA Championships.
  • Has been named the SEC Golfer of the Week twice this spring.

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