Mackenzie Johnson
Mackenzie Johnson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
East Lansing, Mich.

High School:
Lansing Catholic Central


05/07/2014

Mackenzie Johnson to Play in PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship

Tournament will be held May 9-11 at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

09/16/2012

Spartans Finish Runner-Up at Mary Fossum Invitational

Playing in her last home tournament, senior Caroline Powers claims runner-up honors.

09/15/2012

Women's Golf in Second Place at Fossum Invitational

Caroline Powers leads Spartans with an even-par 144.

09/13/2012

Women's Golf Opens Season by Hosting Mary Fossum Invitational This Weekend

Spartans will welcome 15 other schools to the 29th annual event at Forest Akers West.

06/27/2012

Liz Nagel Top Amateur at Michigan PGA Women's Open

Nagel finishes highest among current Spartans; former Spartan All-American Laura Kueny ties for fourth.


Summer 2014
Tied for 32nd at the GAM Championships (80-82--162) at Spring Lake Country Club . . . Tied for 52nd during the stroke-play portion of the Michigan Women's Amateur.

2013-14 - Sophomore
Shot a 260 (89-85-86) to tie for 89th place at the Mary Fossum Invitational . . . Placed eighth at the PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship (May 9-11) in Port St. Lucie, Florida, with a 241 (80-84-77).

Summer 2013
Tied for 41st in stroke play at the Michigan Women's Amateur at Walnut Hills Country Club . . . Tied for 51st at the GAM Women's Championship at Gull Lake Country Club . . . Competed in the Michigan PGA Women's Open, tying for 83rd place.

2012-13 - Red-shirt Freshman
Tied for 92nd at the Mary Fossum Invitational in her only appearance of the season.

Summer 2012
Tied for 56th at the Michigan PGA Women's Open . . . Also competed in the Michigan Women's Amateur and the GAM Championhip.

2011-12
Redshirted.

High School
Two-time Division 4 All-State selection (2009, 2010) ... Four-time all-league (CAAC-White) selection ... Named to the Lansing State Journal Dream Team as a junior (2009) and senior (2010) ... Three-time all-league academic selection ... Helped lead Lansing Catholic Central to the state championship as a senior by placing eighth at the 2010 Michigan Lower Peninsula Division 4 Finals ... Medaled in the CAAC White League Championship as a senior ... Finished in the top five in all dual and tournament matches in 2010 ... Nine-hole average as a senior was 39.5, and her 18-hole average was 81.4 ... Placed eighth at the 2009 Michigan LP Division 4 Finals as LCC placed third ... Carded the second-best score on the team to help LCC to a third-place finish at the 2008 Michigan LP Division 3 Finals held at Forest Akers West on the campus of MSU ... As a freshman, was a member of the starting lineup as LCC placed fourth at the 2007 Michigan LP Division 3 Finals at Forest Akers East.

Personal
Engineering major ... Member of National Honor Society ... Valedictorian and graduated high school with a 4.0 GPA.

GETTING TO KNOW MACKENZIE JOHNSON

Favorite Meal?
Anything with pasta

What superhero power would you have if you could choose one?
Flight

When did you first start playing golf?
5 years old

What course did you learn to play on?
Four Winds Golf Club in East Lansing

Favorite course?
Ryder Course in Port St. Lucie, FL

Favorite golf memory?
My favorite golf memory is when I hit a hole-in-one during a high school match.

How do you mark your golf ball and why?
I mark it with two red dots above the "Titleist" name. Not many people use red markings so it makes it easier for me to know which ball is mine, and I like using bright colors in general.

Best thing about playing golf at MSU is...
The best thing about playing golf at MSU is that I have the privilege of being on a team with some of the most talented golfers and coaches in the nation.

Favorite movie?
Remember the Titans

Favorite TV show?
Friends

Favorite golfer?
Tiger Woods

Favorite club and why?
9 iron because it is always reliable and I have a lot of control over it.

Favorite thing to do besides golf?
Go to the beach

What's on your iPod right now?
Andy Grammar

Favorite article of clothing?
T-shirt/tank top and shorts

I first beat my Mom or Dad in golf at the age of...
Age 12

What's your major and why?
Environmental Engineering because I am really passionate about preserving the environment for future generations, and I would like to work for the Department of Environmental Quality or the EPA.

In 10 years, I will be...
A successful environmental engineer with a family.

Dream Vacation?
Italy or Australia

If I could play any course in the world, it would be...
St. Andrews

Career Stats

YEAREVENTSROUNDSSTROKESAVGBEST RDTOP 5TOP 10TOP 20BIRDIES
2012-131327792.33890003
2013-141326086.67850001
TOTAL2653789.50850004