Hometown: Charlotte, N.C
High school: South Mecklenburg
2016 Division I PING All-America honorable mention
2016 Division I PING All-Region selection
2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championship Individual Finalist
2016 Colonial Athletic Association Individual Champion and Most Outstanding Player.
2016 All-CAA First Team and CAA All-Academic Team selection.
Two-Time CAA All-Tournament Team selection (2014 and 2016).
Ranked second all-time in single-season scoring average (71.69).
Was ranked as high as No. 60 in the nation during the 2015-16 season.
Tied for first all-time in single-season tournament wins (2) with former CofC greats Jack Boeckx (1996-97) and Bruce McDonald (2002-03).
2016-17: (Scoring Average: 72.50, Low Round=70)
Tied for 4th shooting ever-par at The Intercollegiate at The Grove … Tied for 38th (+3) at The Invitational at The Ocean Course.
2015-16: (Scoring Average: 71.69, Low Round=67)
2016 All-CAA FIrst Team and CAA All-Academic Team honoree … Became the first men’s golfer in school history and second in CAA history to make the cut for the final day of individual play at the 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championships in Eugene, Ore. … Tied for 51st with rounds of 72, 68, 71 and 80 (3) at the Shoal Creek Invitational … Tied the course record with a 63 at The Links at Stono Ferry during qualifying … Finished 6th (5) at the Colleton River Collegiate … Tied for 21st (-5) including a season-low round of 68 in the first round at The Schenkel Invitational.
2014-15: (Scoring Average: 74.56, Low Round=68)
Tied for 32nd at the NCAA Yale Regional with a team-low 214 (8) – his highest finish of the season … Finished 14th at The Invitational at The Ocean Course with rounds of 74-74-71—219 … Fired a season-low of 70 in the second round of the Mason Rudolph Championship (T37th).
2013-14: (Scoring Average: 75.12, Low Round=69)
Tied for 5th in his collegiate debut at the Navy Fall Classic with rounds of 71-69—140 (-2) … Placed 21st at The Firestone Invitational with scores of 75-75-69—219 … Placed third overall at the CAA Championship with a 1-over 217, earning a spot on the CAA All-Tournament Team … Tied for 5th at The Navy Fall Classic with a 2-under, two-round score of 71-69—140.
PRIOR TO COFC
Ranked as high as No. 16 in the country in the Class of 2013 and was the No. 1 ranked player in the state of North Carolina in the Fall of 2012 … Named First Team Boys’ All-State by the Carolinas Golf Association/Tar Heel Youth Golf Foundation … Shot a career-low round of 66 at the 2012 Joe Cheves Junior Invitational.
Son of Richard and Julia Rainey … Sociology major at College of Charleston … Qualified for the 2015 U.S. Amateur Championship at Olympia Fields … Won the Rice Planters Amateur in the summer of 2015 … Featured nationally for his trick-shot videos on Vine.