Height
5'11
Class
Senior
Hometown
Baton Rouge, La.
High School
University HS
Major
Business
Experience
4L

3x SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll Honoree (2019, 2020, 2021)
2018-19 PING Southeast All-Region Honors
2018-19 All-Louisiana First Team
2019-20 All-Louisiana Second Team
2017-18 SEC All-Freshman Team
2017-18 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

SENIOR SEASON (2020-21)
Played in five tournaments for LSU … averaged 71.80 strokes per round … fired rounds of 68, 66, and 67 at the Florida Gators Invitational to shoot a 9-under 201 and tie for fourth … tied for 16th at the Blessings Collegiate Invitational with a 3-over 219 … made 43 birdies on the season … carded an eagle in the second round of the LSU Invitational … 13 of his 15 rounds counted towards LSU’s team score.

JUNIOR SEASON (2019-20)
Averaged 73.06 strokes per round … claimed medalist honors for the second time of his collegiate career at the David Toms Intercollegiate … fired a 17-under 199 (69-65-69) for the title at the David Toms Intercollegiate … the 17-under 199 matched the LSU school record for a score in relation to par for a three round tournament … finished solo second at the Tavistock Collegiate with a three-round tally of 11-under 205 (70-71-64) … his final round 8-under 64 was a collegiate career low and the fifth best round in LSU history in relation to par … tied for fourth at the Inverness Intercollegiate with a 1-over 214 (71-74-69) … tied for 57th at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate (5-over 215) … 14 of his 18 rounds counted towards LSU’s team score … registered seven straight rounds of under par dating from round three of Inverness Intercollegiate to the final round of the Tavistock Collegiate … competed at The Prestige and Cabo Collegiate for LSU … had eight rounds of even par or better.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2018-19)
Averaged 72.40 strokes per round to rank No. 3 on the team … won the David Toms Intercollegiate with a 7-under 209 (68-70-71) … placed tied for ninth at the Shoal Creek Invitational with a 1-over 217 (73-70-74) … shot a 1-over 214 (71-72-71) at ‘The Prestige’ to tie for 11th and help LSU win the team title … took a tie for 17th at the Tavistock Collegiate with a even par 216 … rolled in a career high eight birdies during the first round of the David Toms Intercollegiate … made 92 birdies on the season … 23 of his 30 rounds counted towards LSU’s team scores.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2017-18)
Played in all 37 rounds for the Tigers, posting a season stroke average of 72.08 … his 72.08 scoring average is the 17th best in program history for a single season … Recorded two top-five finishes and five top-10’s … Had a low round of 67 (-5) in the third round of the Old Waverly Collegiate to lead LSU to the team title … Finished tied for third at the Old Waverly Collegiate with a three-round score of 4-under par 212 (70-75-67) … Finished in a tie for fifth place at the David Toms Intercollegiate with a two-round score of 2-under par 142 (73-69) to help LSU take home the team title … Finished sixth at the Aggie Invitational with a three-round total of 2-under par 214 (72-73-69) … Helped LSU win the team title at the Ka’anapali Collegiate Classic by finishing in 12th place with a 6-under par 207 (68-68-71).

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.

PERSONAL
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.

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