FRESHMAN SEASON (2012-13)
Made two tournament appearances while competing as an individual … Tied for 39th place in his collegiate debut at the 2012 David Toms Intercollegiate held at the University Club in Baton Rouge … Posted a 54-hole score of 26-over par 242 to tie for 39th place at the David Toms Intercollegiate … Carded a season-low 6-over 78 in the final round at the David Toms Intercollegiate … Tied for 30th place at the 2013 South Alabama Individual Tournament held at Magnolia Grove Falls Golf Club in Mobile, Ala. … Recorded a season-low tournament score in relation to par at 17-over 159 in two rounds in the event … Carded a tournament-best 7-over 78 in the first round in Mobile … Ended the season with a scoring average of 80.2 strokes per round in five rounds played on the year.
PRIOR TO LSU
Signed with LSU as the No. 1-ranked recruit in the state of Louisiana for the Class of 2012 … Was also the No. 58-ranked recruit in the country for the Class of 2012 and the nation’s No. 109-ranked recruit regardless of class by the National Junior Golf Scoreboard at the time of his signing … A back-to-back Louisiana Golf Association Junior Amateur Champion following tournament wins in 2010 and 2011 … Fired a 2-under par 214 in three rounds to capture his first LGA Junior Amateur title at Ellendale Country Club in Houma, La. … Posted rounds of 2-over 74, 3-under 69 and 1-under 71 to win the 2010 LGA Junior Amateur Championship … Defended his crown in 2011 by firing an tournament-record 54-hole score of 12-under par 204 at Beaver Creek Golf Club in Zachary, La. … Carded rounds of 5-under 67, 1-under 71 and 6-under 66 to finish five shots clear of the field in his win at the 2011 LGA Junior Amateur Championship … Is only the third repeat champion in the 54-year history of Louisiana’s premier junior championship … A standout performer as a member of the Arrowhead Junior Golf Tour … Has captured six AJGT tournament titles over the past two seasons … Won back-to-back individual titles at the AJGT Links on the Bayou Junior Classic held at Links on the Bayou Country Club in Alexandria, La., in 2010 and 2011 … Fired winning scores of 9-under 135 and 4-under 140 in two wins at the Links on the Bayou Junior Classic … Has won titles at the AJGT Coca-Cola Stroke Play Championship and AJGT Father’s Day Extravaganza at Le Triomphe during the 2011 season … Won his first two AJGT championships at the Oak Wing Junior Classic and Alexandria Country Club Junior Classic during the 2010 campaign … Posted a scoring average of 69.3 strokes per round in his six AJGT victories … Is a four-year letterwinner during his prep career at Alexandria Senior High School … Won the Class 4A state title by five shots as a sophomore at Alexandria Senior High School.
Full name is Charles Ray Spears, Jr. … Born on June 16, 1994 … Son of Tonya McCormick and Charles Spears, Sr. … Has one brother named Tremaine Spears … Plays right handed … Majoring in business management.