HOMETOWN: KNOXVILLE, TENN.
Had his first career top-10 overall finish at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate (JPNI) shooting a 207 (-3) with 2 rounds in the 60s. Finished tied for 9th as Alabama claimed the JPNI championship … Finished 3rd for the Crimson Tide in the Olympia Fields Illini Invitational and tied for 30th overall shooting a 218 (72-73-73) … also helped Alabama finish tied for 1st with Georgia Tech in the Carpet Capital Collegiate.
Ranked as the No. 3 prospect in the nation, according to Golfweek.com … also ranked among the top junior golfers in the world checking in at No. 2 according to the Polo AJGA boys rankings and No. 3 in the class of 2017 by junior golf scoreboard … named to the boys United States Junior Ryder Cup team in the summer of 2016 … paired alongside current teammate Wilson Furr during play at the Junior Ryder Cup where they won their foursome match against the Europeans … was named the 2016 American Family Insurance All-USA Boys Golf Team National Player of the Year … a two-time state champion and was one of four winners of the Byron Nelson International Junior Golf Award … earned back-to-back first team Rolex Junior All-America honors in 2015 and 2016 … was one of 40 players selected to the American Junior Golf Association’s Wyndham Cup rosters, playing for the East Team … also claimed the 2016 Rolex Tournament of Champions title after shooting 10-under par and finishing five shots ahead of the field … collected six top-10 finishes in national junior golf events in 2016 … had five top-five finishes in the 2014-15 season including tournament victories at the 2015 Bobby Chapman Junior Invitational and the 2015 AJGA Music City Junior Invitational.