# John Lawson
Height: 6' 3''
Weight: 190
Year: SR
Major: Business Administration (management)
Parents: Steve and Anne
Birthday: 10/15
Hometown: Mobile, AL
High School: Cottage Hill

2012-13: He has been a consistent starter since coming in as a freshman. His stroke average of 78.17 was slightly higher than his sophomore season.  He had four Top 15’s with his best finish at the Regional Championship where he shot 73,74,79 and ended at T11th.  His low round of 69 came at Robinson Ranch at the TMC Fall Invite.  Coach Semelsberger on Lawson, “John did a tremendous job last year serving as one of our Team Captains.  He will continue to be a leader on our team this year in the things he says and does.  John is a passionate, vocal leader who will give you his honest assessment up front and I like that.  If he can tighten up his course management, he will do well this year because of his skill that God has given him”.

2011-12: Averaged 77.1 his sophomore year showing more consistency than his freshman year.  His best finishes came at the NCCAA National Championship (T11th) where he helped the team win the National Title, CSU San Marcos (T7th), and the NAIA National Championship (T37th).  He was named one of the two Team Captains by the players to lead the team this year.  "John has tremendous God-given gifts as a leader and as a player.  I am pleased to have him help lead our team in God's grace", says Coach Semelsberger.

2010-2011: With a good year of competition under his belt, Lawson will look to take his game to the next level this season...Coach Semelsberger says, "John is a natural leader. We are continuing to encourage him to develop into one of the next leaders of this team by God's grace...

2009-2010: Did not disappoint in his first year...proved himself to be a contender...had his best showing when he led the team with a T-4th finish at the CBU Spring Break Collegiate and shot a 221...

High School: An all-around athlete who lettered in football and basketball in addition to golf…Had a tremendous senior year when he finished 3rd in the Alabama State Championship with a 1 over par and was part of the Cottage Hill team that won the team title…Was selected to the Alabama State Championship All-Tournament Team and chosen to play in the Alabama State All-Star Tournament…

Personal: Parents are Steve and Ann Lawson...Chose TMC to receive a good Christian education, to pursue his passion for playing golf at the collegiate level, and to play for Coach Semelsberger who has a Christ-centered focus...On his relationship with Christ says, "He is the one who left heaven to come to earth, lived among those who despised Him, lived a perfect sinless life, died the most painful and humiliating death, and paid the price for my own sins, just so that I, who was His worst enemy, could spend eternity with Him-Amazing"…Favorite Foods are Chik-fil-a and In-n-Out…Favorite PGA Tour player is Geoff Ogilvy…Favorite TV show is "The Office"…Enjoys playing and watching football and basketball, going to sporting events, and spending time with friends and family…