OFF THE TEE: Senior psychology major with a 3.18 grade point average who has played in 14 events in his first three seasons, including the final five events last year...coach Lein says "he is practicing and playing like he expects to be a regular member of the lineup...very active in the college community...has a solid amount of international experience...shot 9-under at the 2003 Andalusian Tour over two days...best score in competitive play was a 5-under 67 on the 2000 Andalusian Tour at Las Brisas Golf Club...2002 champion of the Under-18 International Andalusian Tour and shot a final round 69 to clinch the title...played for the Spanish Under-16 team and won international matches against France and Portugal...won three straight titles on Andalusian Tour with under 14, under 15 and under 16 titles...also won under-21 title...finished fourth in Under-14 Spanish Championship and fifth in Under-16 championship.
2004-2005: Played in nine events on the year and became the regular fifth person in the lineup in the final five tournaments...shot a 67 in the final round of the Taylor Made Intercollegiate where shot a career-best 6-under 210...posted a 3-over 216 and tied for 15th at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational.
2003-2004: Played in four tournaments and had a 73.50 stroke average...three of his 12 rounds were in the 60s...shot a 1-under 215 and tied for 39th at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational...shot a 1-under 212 (77-66-69) at the Ping/Arizona Intercollegiate.
2002-2003: Played in the ASU Thunderbird Invitational and shot a 7-over 223 (77-74-72)...had a 74.33 stroke average...also competed at the Wyoming Tournament with the split squad and shot a 69-75-77.
ETC.: Born Feb. 2, 1984...a psychology major...father is Freddy (doctor) and mother is Pilar Arana...has two older brothers, Fernando and Freddy...a 2002 high school graduate of Colegio San Jose in Estepona, Spain...coached by Diego Morito and home course is the Guadalmina Golf Club...enjoys table tennis and music.
CHARLY SIMON'S CAREER STATISTICS Year App. Top 10 Rds. Avg. Low 2004-05 9-0-28-73.54 67 2003-04 4-0-12-73.50 66 2002-03 1-0-3-74.33 72 Totals 14 0-43-73.58 66 Low Round: 66 in second round of 2004 Ping/Arizona Intercollegiate on Feb. 2.
CHARLY SIMON 2004-2005 ROUND-BY-ROUND NCAA Preview 75-75-72=222/+12 T43 PING-Arizona Inter. 73-72-76=221/+8 T46 Taylor Made Inter. 71-72-67=210/-6 T42 National Invitational 75-75-WD=150/+6 -- ASU Thunderbird Inv. 70-75-71=216/+3 T15 U.S. Intercollegiate 74-72-74=220/+10 T29 Pac-10 Championship 72-76-72-78=298/+14 T48 NCAA West Regional 74-73-77=224/+14 T80 NCAA Championship 73-73-77=75 298/+18 T54 9 appearances, 2059 strokes, 28 rounds, 73.54 stroke average
CHARLY SIMON 2003-2004 ROUND-BY-ROUND PING-Arizona Inter. 77-66-69=212/-1 T18 Taylor Made Inter. 69-79-71=219/+3 T52 USC Classic 76-82-78=236/+23 T82 ASU Thunderbird Inv. 72-70-73=215/-1 T39 4 appearances, 12 rounds, 882 strokes, 73.50 stroke average
CHARLY SIMON 2002-2003 ROUND-BY-ROUND ASU Thunderbird Inv. 77-74-72=223/+7 T92 1 appearances, 3 rounds, 223 strokes, 74.33 average