General: One of the state of Georgia’s top golf prospects and a star student who enrolled at Georgia Tech on the heels of a standout prep and junior career … Redshirted in 2018-19 but made the ACC Academic Honor Roll … Oldest of two children … His uncle, Carlton, played golf at Georgia Tech from 1996-2000 and earned All-ACC honors in 1999 … Several other relatives have attended Georgia Tech … Began playing golf competitively in eighth grade (age 14) … Enjoys playing basketball, video games and table tennis … Majoring in mechanical engineering.
2019 Amateur Highlights: Tied for 16th at the Southeastern Amateur with a 1-under-par 279.
Junior Golf: Ranked No. 76 nationally in the class of 2018 Golfweek boys rankings … Finished in the top 25 in seven of 12 junior events since April of 2017, including a ninth-place finish in the 2017 Georgia Junior Amateur Championship in Statesboro, Ga. (1-over-par 217) … Also finished 21st in the 2017 AJGA Davis Love III Junior Open, 22nd in the Bubba Conlee National Junior Tournament, 23rd in both the AJGA Philadelphia Junior and the Jones Cup Junior Invitational (where he was the low finisher from Georgia) … In 2016, he won the Athens Junior Classic (8-under-par 136) and finished sixth at the Bubba Conlee National.
High School: First-team all-state selection (2016) for coach Kyle Frederick at North Hall High School … Won the GHSA region 8AAAA individual title in 2015 and 2016, and the area 3AAA individual title in 2018 … Won the Hall County Boys Championship in 2016 and 2017 … Won the 2017 and 2018 Coal Mountain Golf Classic in Cumming, Ga … Earned North Hall’s STAR Student Award for having the highest SAT score in his senior class, and compiled a 4.0 GPA.