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Jay Burlison
Player Profile:
Jay Burlison 1739887
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 180
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Salinas, CA
High School: Palma HS/Stevenson HS
Major: Business Admin (Intended)
Experience: Redshirt

Twitter: @jayburlison | @calmensgolf
Instagram: jburlson5 | calmensgolf
Current Rankings: | Golfstat | Golfweek/Sagarin | Scratch Players | WAGR
Cal Links: Career Stats

Burlison has yet to see action in his second season at Cal in 2014-15, redshirted as a true freshman in his first campaign in 2013-14 and not playing in the fall of 2014. He is looking to improve his consistency in order to have an opportunity to increase his playing time.

Coach Comments/Notes
► A hard worker and competitor
► Consistent, smart and analytical player who has excellent course management
► Hits the ball long off the tee
► Has had many strong moments but is looking to develop consistency
► A strong junior player
Cal Career (Thru Fall 2014)

Fall 2014 (Freshman)
► Did not play

2013-14 (Freshman)
► Redshirted
► Did not play       

Amateur Highlights


T25. Saguaro Amateur (74-74-68 – 216)

► Final Rankings – No. 298 California

T20. U.S. Amateur Sectional Qualifier (75-75 – 150) … San Joaquin Country Club, Fresno, Calif.
24. Saguaro Amateur (76-72-69 – 217)
T43. Southwestern Amateur (72-73-74-70 – 289)
T102. Pacific Northwest Amateur (73-77 – 150)

► Final Rankings – No. 298 California

5. Salinas City Championship (75-67 – 142)
6. Contra Costa Amateur (75-71 – 146)
T14. Monterey Bay Championship (71-87 – 158)
Final 32. San Francisco City Championship

► Final Rankings – No. 423 California
► Ranked as high as No. 120 in AJGA Polo Golf rankings

6. AJGA Lessing’s Classic (79-76-74 – 229)
T9. Tour Championship (81-80 – 161)


2. Southern Junior Championship (67-75-78 – 220)
6. AJGA Lubbock Junior (69-70-69 – 208)
19. Elbit Systems of America Junior (74-72-74 – 220)

2010-13 (Palma HS)
► Two-time HP Scholastic All-American (2012, 2013)
► Played basketball for one season for a Central Coast Section playoff team

2009-10 (Stevenson HS)
► Medalist (70) for squad that won a CCS title
► Tri-County MVP as a freshman
► Also played for a basketball team that won the CCS title during his freshman campaign

► Full name is Jay Houston Burlison
► Born November 12, 1994, in Salinas, Calif.
► Intending to major in business administration in Cal’s prestigious Haas School of Business
► Parents are Robert and Joan Burlison
► Sister, Sydney Burlison, played golf collegiately at Stanford and in 2003 was the youngest at the time to ever qualify for the U.S. Open at the age of 13
► Two younger brothers, Jack and Joseph Burlison, attend Palma High School

Getting To Know Jay
The reason I love golf is ... it challenges me every single day
My favorite pre-match ritual is ... meditating before my round
My greatest athletic moment is … winning the Junior World Golf Championships and hugging my mom after the round
The Cal teammate I have admired most is ... Cameron Shaw because of his competitive fire
The favorite golf course I have played is ... Pine Valley
The reason I chose Cal is ... the great combination of academics and athletics
Since coming to Cal I have learned ... how to manage my time better
What sets Cal golf apart from other collegiate golf programs is ... the coaching staff and the healthy competition between all the teammates
My favorite golf movie is ... Seven Days in Utopia
My ultimate SportsCenter highlight would be ... making a putt to win the Masters 
I would like to be remembered at Cal for ... being a part of at least one national championship team
The best advice I've ever received is ... always believe in yourself
My best advice to youngsters would be ... work hard and trust yourself
The Cal golf team will be fun to follow this year because ... we have a lot of talent and we believe in ourselves
For me to improve as a player, I need to ... hit my long irons better so I can be more consistent
The thing I most loved about sports is ... the adrenaline in big moments and the opportunities it provides

Last Updated
March 24, 2015

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