Wells Williams - Men's Golf - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Wells Williams

Class Sophomore
Hometown West Point, Miss.
High School Oak Hill Academy
Major Undeclared

NIL on Opendorse

As a Sophomore (2023-24):

  • Played in five tournaments during the season
  • Helped the Commodores win the 2023 St Andrews Links Collegiate and the 2024 Watersound Invitational
  • Enters the 2024 NCAA Men’s Golf Championship ranked 157th in the World Amateur Golf Rankings
  • Held a scoring average of 71.59 through 17 rounds of play
  • Collected two top-10 finishes
  • Tied for fifth at the 2024 Pauma Valley Invitational after posting a season-best 5-under 208
  • Finished in a tie for ninth at the St Andrews Links Collegiate by carding 3-under 138 during stroke play
  • Carded a season-best 4-under 66 in Round 2 at the St Andrews Links Collegiate

As a Freshman (2022-23):

  • Golfweek Honorable Mention All-American
  • GCAA Division I PING All-Region (Southeast)
  • SEC All-Freshman Team
  • SEC Freshman of the Week (March 8)
  • First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Won first individual collegiate title with a 10-under-par, 203 at the 2023 Cabo Collegiate
  • Tied for 11th at the John Hayt Invitational at 2-under-par
  • Finished tied for 14th at the Watersound Invitational at 4-under-par
  • Tied for 14th at the Linger Longer Invitational
  • Advanced to the semifinals at the 2023 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball

The Williams File:

  • No. 1-ranked golfer in Mississippi
  • No. 6-ranked golfer in 2022 class
  • USA Junior Ryder Cup Team member
  • AJGA First Team All-American
  • Three-time AJGA All-American
  • Three-time Mississippi high school individual champion
  • 2020 Callaway Golf Texas Junior Open
  • 2019 TaylorMade Junior All-Star Championship.
  • Wyndham Invitational at Sedgefield runner-up