FRESHMAN SEASON (FALL 2017)
Played in all 14 rounds for the Tigers, posting a season stroke average of 71.93 ... Recorded one top-five finish and three top-10’s ... Had a low round of 68 twice and 69 once ... Finished tied for fifth at the David Toms Intercollegiate with a two-round score of -2, 142 ... With a three-round score of -3, 213, placed in a tie for ninth overall at the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational at Isleworth ... Helped LSU win the team title with a 12th-place finish of -6, 207 at the Ka’anapali Collegiate Classic.
PRIOR TO LSU
One of the elite recruits in the country as the No. 12-ranked player nationally in the Polo Junior Golf Rankings and No. 25-ranked player nationally in the Golfweek Junior Golf Rankings for the Class of 2017 ... A standout in major championships while competing in the American Junior Golf Association while earning a third-place finish at The Junior PLAYERS Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf and tying for seventh place at the Rolex Tournament of Champions in 2016 ... Fired three-straight rounds of 2-under 70 for a 54-hole score of 6-under par 210 to earn third place at The Junior PLAYERS Championship ... Posted a tournament score of 3-over par 287 in four rounds played at the Rolex Tournament of Champions ... Also finished runner-up at the AJGA’s Huntsville Junior with a score of even-par 213 in three rounds ... Honored by the AJGA as a second-team Rolex Junior All-American following the 2016 season ... Also cracked the Top 10 at the AJGA’s Rolex Tournament of Champions in 2015 by tying for 10th place ... Tied for eighth place at the 2015 Valero Junior Texas Open ... Won his first AJGA event in 2014 at the AJGA Junior at Southwind presented by True Temper with a winning score of 1-under 212 ... Also placed eighth at the TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior All-Star and tied for ninth at the Junior All-Star Invitational presented by Nike Golf to highlight the 2014 season ... Also a standout in the high school ranks while playing for University High School in Baton Rouge ... Back-to-back Division III individual state champion as a sophomore in 2015 and junior in 2016 ... Fired rounds of 4-under 68 in the first round and even-par 72 in the second round at Farm d’Allie in Carencro at the 2016 All State Sugar Bowl LHSAA State Golf Championships to defend his individual title ... Led University High School to the Division III team state championship in 2016 with his performance ... Two-time metro champion in 2014 and 2016 ... Back-to-back regional champion in 2015 and 2016 ... Also crowned the district individual champion during the 2016 season ... Three times a selection to The Advocate Star of Stars in golf from 2014-16.
Full name is Charles William Winstead III ... Born on Nov. 24, 1998 ... Parents are Chuck and Jennifer Winstead ... Father is the head coach of the LSU Men’s Golf program ... Has one younger brother, David ... Plans to major in business at LSU.