General: Two-time All-ACC performer has been in the Tech lineup for all but one event in his career and has compiled a strong 71.43 stroke average in 63 career rounds with seven top-10 finishes … The No. 6 player in the class of 2017, No. 11 among players in all classes, according to the Junior Golf Scoreboard … Second-team Rolex Junior All-American by the American Junior Golf Association … Came to Tech on the heels of a standout summer, including an appearance in the U.S. Amateur at Riviera Country Club … Ranked No. 134 in the World Amateur Golf Rankings … Began playing golf at age 5 with clubs given to him by his grandfather … Enjoys working out, table tennis and basketball … Studying business administration.
2019 Amateur Highlights: Qualified for the U.S. Open, winning his local qualifier in Chico, Calif. (67, -5), and sharing medalist honors at his sectional qualifier in Ball Ground, Ga. (66-67–133 (-11) … Missed the 36-hole cut with rounds of 80-75 (see video recap) … Tied for 13th at the Northeast Amateur (276, E) … Reached the finals of the North & South Amateur at Pinehurst, N.C., where he lost to Cooper Dossey after defeating Harrison Ott, Garrett Rank, Travis Vick and Hunter Wolcott in succession (tied for 18th in stroke play portion ) … Tied for eighth, five strokes off the lead, at the Players Amateur in Bluffton, S.C. (274. -14) … Tied for fifth at the Porter Cup (275, -5) … U.S. Open appearance earned him an exemption to the U.S. Amateur (also at Pinehurst, N.C.), where he competed for the third time … Tied for 28th in stroke play, lost in the opening round of match play, 7&6, to Parker Coody of Texas.
U.S. Open field includes Georgia Tech’s Noah Norton – Atlanta Journal-Constitution, June 12, 2019
2018-19: Tournament Results
Made the All-ACC team for the second straight year … Has three top-10 finishes in 10 stroke-play events, topping out with a tie for fifth at the Clemson Invitational (205, -11) … Also tied for the seventh at the Puerto Rico Classic (212, -4) … Top finish in the fall was a tie for sixth at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate (202, -8) … Tied for 29th at the NCAA Pullman Regional (207, -3) … Has finished 54 holes under par in six tournaments, and his 70.73 stroke average and his 74.5 head-to-head winning percentage are third on the team … Finished the spring ranked No. 74 nationally in Golfstat and No. 101 in the the Golfweek/Sagarin Index.
2018 Amateur Highlights: Tied for 48th at the Sunnehanna Amateur (289, +9) … Qualified for the U.S. Amateur by finishing second at the qualifier in Green Valley, Calif. (68-68) … Tied for 10th place (73-67-73, +3) at the Patriot All-America golf tournament in Arizona between Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
2017-18: Finished the spring as Tech’s highest-ranked player – No. 57 by Golfstat, No. 72 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Index … Earned a spot on the All-ACC team and the GCAA All-East Region team … Also named to the GCAA All-Freshman team … Led the Yellow Jackets with four top-10 finishes and ranked second with a 71.43 stroke average … Tied for 15th in his first collegiate event (Carpet Capital Collegiate), then followed with a T-8 at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate and a T-7 at the Franklin American Mortgage Collegiate … This spring, he finished T-7 (Puerto Rico Classic, T-2 (General Hackler Championship) and T-13 (Valspar Collegiate) before missing the Irish Creek event and struggling in the ACC Championship with a back injury … Tied for 23rd at the Amer Ari Invitational, but shot his best score of the spring there (-6, 210) … Named to the All-ACC Academic Golf Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2017 Amateur Highlights: Won two matches at the U.S. Amateur before losing to No. 42 Theo Humphrey in the round of 16 … Advanced to match play with a T-35 finish in stroke play … Qualified for the U.S. Amateur by tying for second place and grabbing one of three spots available at Sunnyside, Calif. … Advanced to match play (T-53) at the U.S. Junior Amateur and won his first-round match against the defending champion Min Woo Lee of Australia before falling in the round of 32 … Advanced all the way to the finals of the California Amateur where he lost 1-up in the championship match, tied for 25th place in stroke play … Tied for 31st at the Sahalee Players Championship.
Junior Golf: Made the field for the 2016 and 2017 U.S. Junior Amateur Championships … Shared medalist honors with 66-70–136 at the Fresno, Calif., sectional qualifier in 2016 … Also shot a 67 in the U.S. Open local qualifying at Pasatiempo Golf Club in Santa Cruz to advance to sectional play … Captured the Chico City Championship in in 2014 and 2016 … Scored a 3-shot win at the 2016 AJGA Ping Invitational at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Oklahoma, an event which featured the top 50 ranked junior golfers in the world … Runner-up at the 2017 AJGA Thunderbird Invitational.
High School: Attended Pleasant Valley High School, which won the NSCIF Championship in 2016 and 2017 under coach Dave Crawford … Qualified as an individual for the California State Championship all four years, finishing 16th in 2014, fourth in 2015, 12th in 2016 and runner-up in 2017, and was his school’s division champion all four years, and sectional champion three years … Made the All-USA Boys Golf second team in 2017 … Graduated with a perfect 4.0 GPA.