Women’s golf welcomes CJ Easley as assistant coach


AUBURN, Ala. – Former Auburn and Ole Miss men’s golfer CJ Easley has joined the women’s golf staff as an assistant coach, head coach Melissa Luellen announced on Tuesday.

“Thrilled to welcome back Coach CJ Easley to our Auburn Golf family,” said head coach Melissa Luellen. “A fine Division I golfer, CJ has an insatiable curiosity about the game of golf that will only benefit our student-athletes. He will be directly involved with individual development and talent evaluation. He knows what the highest level of women’s golf looks like and he will have a great influence in helping our golfers reach their goals, which in turn will help the team goals.”

Easley arrived on the Plains as a freshman prior to the 2019-20 season and played three years for the Tigers before transferring to Ole Miss for his final two years of eligibility. Easley appeared in six tournaments for Auburn during the 2020-21 season and 10 events the following season.

The Oxford, Mississippi native was named an All-American Scholar, to the SEC Academic Honor Roll twice and to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll in 2020.

As a junior player, Easley won three state championships at Oxford High School and was ranked as the No. 2 player in the state and the No. 38 player in his class according to Golfweek.

Easley will join Coach Luellen and associate head coach Kim Hall on the coaching staff.