Player: George Leigh

George Leigh
Hometown: Padstow
University: UNLV
Graduation Year: 2023
Area of Study: Communications

2021-22 (Junior): Played in 10 tournaments totaling 28 rounds in 2021-22 ... Lowest single-round score of 6-under 65 came in the third round of the ASU Thunderbird College, setting a new career mark ... Lowest tournament score of 7-under 209 (70-69-70) came at the Southern Highlands Collegiate and was also a career-low mark ... Collected one top ten finish, tying for 10th at William H. Tucker, and two top-15 finishes (Tied for 15th at Wolf Pack Classic and tied for 13th at Southern Highlands) ... Finished the season with a career-best scoring average of 73.18 with 90 birdies, a team-best nine eagles and 12 rounds at par or better.
2020-21 (Sophomore): Played in six tournaments totaling 18 rounds ... Lowest single round score of 3-under 69 happened three times ... Lowest tournament score of 3-under 213 (69-72-72) ... One top ten finish, 7th at the Jackrabbit Invitational ... Finished the season with a 73.33 scoring average.

2019-20 (Freshman): Selected to the Academic All-Mountain West team ... Named to the Dean's Honor List for Spring 2020 ... Played in six tournaments, totaling 18 rounds ... Had a scoring average of 74.44 ... Scored par or better in six rounds ... His best finish of the year was third at the Jackrabbit Invitational ... Shot two rounds in the 60s with his low being a 66.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2019 graduate of Truro College in Cornwall, England, which is the same school that former Rebel Harry Hall attended ... Played for his country at the Home Internationals in 2019 at Ashburnham Golf Club in Wales ... England triumphed at the event for a fourth straight year ... Won the 2019 Cornwall Men’s Amateur Championship becoming the youngest player to ever do so ... Was a member of the National Under 18 Boys Team and earned the Cornwall Young Player of the Year honor in 2018 ... His top finishes include medalist honors at the U18 County Boys Championship and the South Western Counties Golf Association U18 Boys Amateur Championship ... Finished 11th at the Fairhaven Trophy.
PERSONAL: George Guillermo Richard Leigh was born June 6, 2002, in Truro, England ... The son of Nicholas and Nida Leigh ... Has not declared a major ... Enjoys soccer ... Lists his parents as his biggest influence ... Has a sister, Olivia (25).