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Andy Mao

Andy Mao - Men's Golf - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Experience 5 VL
Height 6-0
Weight 176
Hometown Johns Creek, Ga.
High School Johns Creek HS
Last School Johns Creek HS
Major MS in Analytics
Year Senior
Andy Mao - Men's Golf - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets


  • Southeastern Amateur champion – 2022

General:  Top player on the top high school team in the state of Georgia, won the individual state title while his high school team captured the team crown as a senior … Right-handed player ranked No. 10 nationally in the Golfweek/Sagarin boys junior rankings at the time of his enrollment at Tech … Played in 11 collegiate events during his Tech career and compiled a 73.50 stroke average across 30 rounds of stroke play … Took up golf at age 7 when his father took him and his sister to the range … Older sister Janet completed four years in the golf program at Northwestern in 2019 … Enjoys playing the piano, basketball and soccer … Chose Tech for its combination of top golf program, high-level education and proximity to home … Received his bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering form Tech in May, 2023 … Made the Dean’s List multiple times, including both semesters in 2022-23, and Faculty Honors once … Currently working toward a master’s degree in analytics

2023-24:  Tournament Results

Played two fall events with good results … Put forth a solid effort, tying for 25th place at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate Invitational (215, -1) … Went 2-0-1 in match play at the Cypress Point Classic

2023 Amateur Results:  Tied for 15th place at the Azalea Invitational (282, -2) … Tied for 19th at the Georgia Amateur Championship (289, +5) … Unable to defend his 2022 title at the Southeastern Amateur, tying for 57th

2022-23: Tournament Results

Qualified for Tech’s final fall event after missing out in the first three … Tied for 30th place at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate with an even-par score of 216, helping Tech to a runner-up finish … Participated in Tech’s spring match play event, dropping his match against Ohio State’s Tyler Groomes

2022 Amateur Highlights:  Won the Southeastern Invitational by two shots with a 14-under-par total of 196 … Runner-up at the Rice Planters Amateur, finishing 54 holes at 205 (-11), but lost on the first hole of a sudden death playoff to teammate Aidan Kramer … Tied for 11th place at the Patriot All-America Invitational (209, -4), closing with a 6-under-par 65 … Tied for 18th place at the Monroe Invitational (282, +2) and 54th at the Southern Amateur (283, -1) … Tied for sixth place and was the second alternate at the U.S. Amateur qualifier in Johns Creek, Ga. (70-70, -4).

2021-22: Tournament Results

Played once this spring, tying for 65th at The Goodwin (213, +3) … Tied for 63rd at the Windon Memorial Classic and 43rd at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate in the fall … Has a stroke average of 72.22 over nine rounds.

2021 Amateur Highlights: Finished solo third at the GCAA Summer Amateur Series event in Loudon, Tenn. (210, -6) … Finished 20th at the Rice Planters Amateur (214, -2) … Tied for 36th at the Georgia Amateur Championship (290, +6) … Tied for 29th at the Southeastern Amateur in Columbus, Ga. (211, +1).

2020-21: Tournament Results

Traveled to two events during the spring … Made the starting lineup for the season-opening Camp Creek Invitational and finished 43rd … Tied for 37th at the Amer Ari Intercollegiate in Hawai’i.

2020 Amateur Highlights:  Played twice, tying for 32nd at the Georgia Amateur Championship in Johns Creek, Ga, and tied for 70th at the Southeastern Amateur in Columbus, Ga. … In the fall, he finished fifth at the Carolina Trace GCAA Amateur (214, -2) and tied for 13th at the Forest Hills GCAA Amateur in Augusta, Ga. (215, -1).

2019-20: Tournament Results

Played twice in the fall, making the Tech lineup for the Carpet Capital Collegiate, where he tied for 18th place (220, +4) to help Tech win … Competed as an individual in the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate Invitational, tying for 74th place (235, +19).

2018 Amateur Highlights:  Won the U.S. Open local qualifier at Whitewater Creek … Finished 10th at the Georgia Amateur Championship (291, +3) … Third (-19) at the Junior PGA Championship.

Junior Golf:  Named a second-team Rolex Junior All-American by the American Junior Golf Association … Runner-up finish in the Callaway Golf – Ollie Schniederjans Junior Classic in April, 2019 … Earned top-7 finishes at the Western Junior Championship and the Boys Junior PGA Championship  … 11th at the Foley Performance Academy at EaglesDream Junior Championship in January, 2019 … Six top-10 finishes in 2018, including runner-up at the Amino VITAL Junior Championship … Four top-10 finishes in 2017, including runner-up at the Callaway Golf Junior Classic and the Peachtree Junior Open.

High School:  Four-year all-state golfer at state powerhouse Johns Creek High School … Named the Metro Atlanta and State Player of the Year by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution as a senior … Won the individual state championship as a senior, shooting rounds of 64-68 (-12) to win by nine strokes and help his Johns Creek team to a 26-stroke victory … Also helped the Gladiators win the state title as a junior, sophomore and freshman … Shot a school-record 65 and won the Area 3 championship by seven shots in 2019, the fourth straight year he had won the area tournament … Helped Johns Creek win area title three times (2016, 2017, 2019) … Scored a hole-in-one in a high school match as a sophomore (Country Club of the South, No. 4, par 3).

Career Statistics

Low Tour
LowPar/-Finish Top
SeasonRoundsStrokes54-holesRoundRoundsEvents 1 510W-LW-L%Average
2019-206455220712267-90 .42775.83
2020-2196692207033117-111 .51374.33
2021-2296502136843135-168 .44672.22
2022-233216216723145-29 .60872.00
2023-243215215713150-24 .67671.67
Totals302205213681510414-422 .49573.50


July 23, 2022 Andy Mao Wins Southeastern Amateur

Georgia Tech senior becomes third Yellow Jacket to win top-level amateur event this summer

Andy Mao Wins Southeastern Amateur
May 9, 2021 Ten Questions with Andy Mao

Tech sophomore from Johns Creek, Ga., reveals some of his favorites

Ten Questions with Andy Mao
April 1, 2020 Around the Green with Andy Mao

Noah Norton chats with the freshman from Johns Creek, Ga.

Around the Green with Andy Mao
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