Hello, My Name is ... Jacob Joiner

March 22, 2018

Get to know Jacob Joiner, Georgia Tech’s senior golfer from Leesburg, Ga. Joiner won the Carpet Capital Collegiate as a sophomore and has two top-10 finishes this year.

Shoe size: 11.5W
Roommate: Tyler Joiner and Anton Serafini
Favorite late night snack: cookies
Favorite meal to cook: pasta with meat sauce
Favorite spot on campus: West Village
Favorite activity outside of golf: playing music
Favorite TV channel: ESPN
Job I’d like outside of golf: coaching
Favorite sports movie: “Greatest Game Ever Played”
Last movie I saw in the theater: “The Shack”
Top three songs on my music playlist: “How He Loves” – John Mark McMillan, “So Will I” – Hillsong United, and “Like A Fire” – Sean Feucht
Best sports talent besides golf: basketball
Best non-golf talent one of your teammates has: Ben Smith singing
Favorite pro athlete: Julio Jones
Favorite pro team: Atlanta Falcons
Favorite other Georgia Tech sport to watch: basketball
Most memorable sports moment: winning Carpet Capital Collegiate my sophomore year
Favorite golf course I have played: Karsten Creek
Golf course I would most like to play: Augusta National
Club or shot I’m most comfortable playing: ¾ 9 iron
Club or shot I need to work on the most: high 40-yard wedge
Holes in one in my life (course, hole, club used): 2 at Grand Island Golf Club on 4 and 17 with a 5 and 6 iron respectively
Best advice Coach Heppler has given you: “Life is coming for you sooner then you think”
What I like most about Georgia Tech golf: the practice facility and golf courses
Best table tennis player on the team: Chris Petefish
Best dresser on the team: Tyler Joiner


Stewart Cink during 2017 U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying at The Lakes Golf & Country Club in Columbus, Ohio on Monday, June 5, 2017. (Copyright USGA/Fred Vuich)
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