Height
5'11
Class
Senior
Hometown
Woodworth, La.
High School
Alexandria HS
  • GCAA Honorable Mention All-America (2003)
  • LSWA Golfer of the Year (2003)
  • First-Team All-SEC (2003)
  • Second-Team All-SEC (2001)
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll (2001, ’02, ’03)
  • First-Team All-Louisiana (2001, ’02, ’03)

Received his bachelor’s degree in marketing in the Spring of 2003.

“John is our anchor on the team. He is our leader, ‘Mr. Solid.’ Everyone has seen his talent level, so this should be an outstanding year for him in his final season on the team.”
— LSU coach Greg Jones

SENIOR SEASON (2002-03)
Emerged as one of the top golfers in the Southeastern Conference in his final season at LSU … Competed in all 12 tournaments for the Tigers during the season and made his third-straight NCAA appearance by participating as an individual in the NCAA East Regional in Auburn, Ala., where he tied for 39th place … Shot a 3-over par 219 at the East Regional which included consecutive sub-par rounds (72-70) in the final two rounds … His 39th-place finish was a career-best for Humphries in NCAA play … Tied for fifth place at the 2003 Southeastern Conference Championship, shooting a 4-over par 214 to record his second-straight top10 finish at the SEC’s … Led LSU in six different statistical categories during the season … Played 38 rounds of which 23 were par or better … Posted a career-low 72.3 stroke average … Had nine top-20 finishes and six top-10 finishes … Scoring average as a senior is the seventh-best all-time in school history … His 11 career top-10 finishes ties him with Bob Friend for 8th all-time in LSU history … Won his first-career tournament on March 2 in Baton Rouge, the LSU Spring Invitational, by firing a 5-under par 211 … Finished in the top 10 in six of his final nine tournaments of the season … Posted back-to-back top-5 finishes in April, by tying for fifth place in both the ASU Indian Classic in Jonesboro, Ark. and the SEC Championship in Sea Island, Ga. … Shot a career-low round of 5-under par 67 in round two of the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship on Feb. 17 in Ponte Vedra, Fla. … Finished in top 16 in six of LSU’s first seven tournaments of the season … Named SEC Golfer of the Week on March 6 following his win at the LSU Spring Invitational … Earned Honorable Mention All-American honors from the Golf Coaches Association of America … Named First Team All-SEC on May 6 for the first time in his career, and was an All-SEC selection for the second time in his career …Named Player of the Year on the 2003 LSWA All-Louisiana Golf Team … Ended career with 55 rounds of par or better and a 73.4 stroke average … Earned his fourth varsity letter.

Junior Season (2001-02)
Humphries had another solid season for LSU as a junior in 2001-02, participating in all 13 of the Tigers’ tournaments and posting a stroke average of 73.0, which was third-lowest on the squad … Had three top-10 finishes as well as four top 20s last season … Had 12 rounds of par or better of 37 rounds played … 33 of his 37 rounds last season counted toward the team’s score … Fired a 2-under par 214 at the CCLA Intercollegiate to tie for 11th place individually with teammate Nathan Goulding … Tied for 24th place at the Gator Invitational in February, helping lead LSU to the team title … Shot a 4-under 68 in the lone round of play at the LSU Spring Invitational in March, tying for first, as the tournament was cut short due to bad weather … Fired a career-low 5-under 208 at the Conrad Rehling Alabama Spring Invitational at Tuscaloosa, Ala., in March to place fourth overall … Tied for eighth at the 2002 Southeastern Conference Championships after shooting a 6-over 216 … Tied for 45th place at the 2002 NCAA Central Regional … Named to the 2002 LSWA All-Louisiana Team for the second year in a row … Earned his third varsity letter.

Sophomore Season (2000-01)
Participated in 12 of 13 tournaments….In the fall, Humphries posted a 71.6 stroke average, second-best on the team…In four fall tournaments, Humphries placed in the top 10 twice…Finished 4th at the CCLA Intercollegiate in October….Shot back-to-back 69’s at the CCLA leading LSU to the team championship….Tied for 7th at the Tennessee Tournament of Champions in September shooting a 70 and 69 in the final two rounds…Had 15 rounds of par pr better….nine coming in the fall….Posted a low round of 68 at the Gator Invitational…Named to the 2001 SEC Academic Honor Roll, the All-SEC Second Team, and the 2001 LSWA All-Louisiana Golf Team … Earned his second varsity letter.

Freshman Season (1999-2000)
Played in 10 tournaments for the Tigers and finished with a 75.0 stroke average … Of his 30 rounds, 21 counted towards the team score … Had five rounds of par or better, including a low round of 3-under 67 at the Gator Invitational … Best finish was a tie for 13th place at the Bridges All-American … Led the SEC Championships after 18 holes after opening the tournament with a 2-under 70 … Finished the SEC Championships tied for 24th at 7-over 223 (70-77-76) … Earned his first varsity letter.

High School
Won the Louisiana 4A state title in 1997 with rounds of 69 and 70 … Named the Gulf States Player of the Year as a senior … Won the Louisiana Regional championship as a junior … Led his team to regional and state championships in both 1995 and 1997 … Captured the 1998 Cotton States Amateur championships … His low competitive round is a 4-under 68 at the Alex Invitational … Lettered four years in golf and one year in soccer while at Alexandria Senior High School … Member of the National Honor Society … Member of Who’s Who Among America’s high school students.

Personal
Born Feb. 29, 1980 … Son of Earl and Dana Humphries … LSU golf is a family affair for the Humphries, as his brother, Jason, was a letterman on the team from 1998-2000. His father Earl was an LSU golf standout in the early 1970s … Also has a sister, Leslie … Is majoring in marketing.

In the bag
Irons: Cleveland (3,4,5,6,7,8,9,56_ SW, 60_); Titlelist 52_ Gap Wedge
Woods: 13_Cleveland Quad Pro, Taylor Made 360 Driver
Golf Ball: Titleist Pro U
Glove: FootJoy
Shoes: FootJoy- size 12
Woods: 13

Round-by-Round with Humphries
1999-2000
Ridges Intercollegiate (Johnson City, Tenn.) 85-74-80 — 239 (t75)
Tournament of Champions (Knoxville, Tenn.) 76-75-69 — 220 (t27)
CCLA Intercollegiate (Baton Rouge, La.) 79-76-76 — 231 (t56)
Bridges All-American (Bay St. Louis, Miss.) 70-76-74 — 220 (t13)
Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.) 67-72-79 — 218 (t44)
Mercedes-Benz Intercollegiate (Jacksonville, Fla.) 75-80-77 — 232 (t52)
Seminole Classic (Tallahassee, Fla.) 73-75-72 — 220 (t27)
Schenkel/E-Z-Go Invitational (Statesboro, Ga.) 75-73-73 — 221 (t43)
Billy Hitchcock Intercollegiate (Auburn, Ala.) 71-82-75 — 228 (t36)
SEC Championships (Killen, Ala.) 70-77-76 — 223 (t24)

2000-01
Tournament of Champions (Knoxville, Tenn.) 74-70-69 — 213 (t7)
Red River Classic (Dallas, Texas) 71-71-77 — 219 (t34)
Gary Koch Intercollegiate (Tampa, Fla.) 75-71-72 — 218 (t14)
CCLA Intercollegiate (Baton Rouge, La.) 72-69-69 — 210 (4)
Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.) 71-68-71 — 210 (t21)
Mercedes-Benz Championship (Jacksonville, Fla.) 74-73-71 — 218 (t27)
LSU Spring Invitational (Baton Rouge, La.) 75-69-74 — 218 (11)
Schenkel/E-Z-Go Invitational (Statesboro, Ga.) 77-74-74 — 225 (t52)
Cleveland Golf/ASU Invitational (Augusta, Ga.) 74-70-77 — 221 (t34)
Billy Hitchcock Intercollegiate (Opelika, Ala.) 76-76-78 — 230 (t52)
SEC Championships (Sea Island, Ga.) 70-79-79 — 228 (45)
NCAA East Regional (Williamsburg, Va.) 76-77-73 — 226 (t104)

2001-02
Cleveland Golf/Kiawah Island Intercollegiate (Charleston, S.C.) 71-73-75 — 219 (t27)
Adams Cup (Kingston, R.I.) 82-76-72 — 230 (t64)
Gary Koch/Cleveland Golf Intercollegiate (Tampa, Fla.) 74-73-74 — 221 (t24)
Tennessee Tournament of Champions (Knoxville, Tenn.) 75-71-70 — 216 (t29)
CCLA Intercollegiate (Baton Rouge, La.) 71-69-74 — 214 (t11)
Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.) 73-72-71 — 216 (t24)
Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship (Ponte Vedra, Fla.) 82-76-76 — 234 (t60)
LSU Spring Invitational (Baton Rouge, La.) 68 — 68 (t1)*
Conrad Rehling Alabama Spring Invitational (Tuscaloosa, Ala.) 70-68-70 — 208 (4)
Schenkel/E-Z-Go Invitational (Statesboro, Ga.) 72-73-75 — 220 (t26)
Cleveland Golf/ASU Invitational (Augusta, Ga.) 70-76-70 — 216 (t33)
SEC Championships (Sea Island, Ga.) 73-71-72 — 216 (t8)
NCAA Central Regional (Little Rock, Ark.) 76-70-77 — 223 (t45)
*Tournament consisted of only one round

2002-03
Cleveland Golf Intercollegiate (Kiawah Island, S.C.) 72-83-71 — 226 (t27)
Windon Memorial Classic (Golf, Ill.) 69-74-75 — 218 (t13)
Gary Koch Intercollegiate (Tampa, Fla.) 70-72 — 142 (t16)
Coca-Cola Tournament of Champions (Knoxville, Tenn.) 69-74-71 — 214 (t12)
Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.) 70-70-77 — 217 (t6)
Mercedes-Benz Championship (Ponte Vedra, Fla.) 72-67-75 — 214 (t7)
LSU Spring Invitational (Baton Rouge, La.) 71-69-71 — 211 (1)
Louisiana Classics Intercollegiate (Lafayette, La.) 81-69-70 — 220 (t25)
Conrad Rehling Invitational (Tuscaloosa, Ala.) 70-78-77 — 225 (t42)
Schenkel/E-Z-Go Invitational (Statesboro, Ga.) 71-72-68 — 211 (t6)
ASU Indian Classic (Jonesboro, Ark.) 73-70-74 — 217 (t5)
SEC Championship (Sea Island, Ga.) 71-74-69 — 214 (t5)
NCAA East Regional (Auburn, Ala.) 77-72-70 — 219 (t39)

HUMPHRIES’ CAREER TOTALS

Year Tourn. Rounds Strokes Average
1999-00 10 30 2,252 75.0
2000-01 12 36 2,636 73.2
2001-02 13 37 2,701 73.0
2002-03 13 38 2,748 72.3
TOTALS 48 141 10,337 73.4

HUMPHRIES’ QUICK FACTS
Rounds of Par or Better: 55
Low Round: 67 (-5) at Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship (2/03)
Low Tournament: Same
Top-10 Finishes: 11
Best Finish: 1st at LSU Spring Invitational (3/03)

 

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