Western Kentucky University (2008, Business Management)
Murfreesboro, TN, United States
City Plays From
Korn Ferry Tour: 2014
Attended Smith County High School in Carthage, Tenn.
Has one brother and three sisters.
Chose golf because he thought it was his best chance to play college sports.
Earliest golf memory is winning his first tournament at age 8 with his grandfather.
Says if he weren't playing golf he'd be in sales.
Favorite course is the GC of Tennessee and he'd like to play Augusta National.
Spent part of the summer of 2013 as a caddie for longtime friend Scott Stallings, whom he's known since their junior-golf days in Tennessee. Was on the bag in early June when Stallings finished T2 at the FedEx St. Jude Classic in Memphis. Caddied for nine events including three major championships. the U.S. Open, The Open Championship and the PGA Championship. Went back to competitive golf late in the year.
Favorite teams are the University of Tennessee, Western Kentucky, the Dallas Cowboys and "any team that Peyton Manning plays for."
Appeared on "Big Break Mexico" on the Golf Channel.
Favorite TV shows are "Breaking Bad" and "Entourage," and his top movie is "8 Seconds."
Likes to listen to the Dave Matthews Band.
Never travels without an extension cord.
Enjoys pasta and the Olive Garden.
Favorite cities include Chicago, Dallas and Scottsdale, Ariz.
Keeps almonds and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in his bag for snacks.
Would put country singers Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Jake Owen in his dream foursome. Would like to trade places with Aldean for a day to see what it's like to perform at a concert.
Favorite quote is "With God all things are possible."
Shooting guns, bird hunting, spending time with family and friends
Forces and Families Open: In third career start on PGA TOUR Canada, closing rounds of 67-65 earned his T5 finish at the inaugural Forces and Families Open, three strokes behind winner Greg Machtaler.
Entered nine events on the NGA Tour. Had three other top-50 finishes.
Kandy Waters Memorial Classic: Best finish came in his first event, a T4 at the Kandy Waters Memorial Classic.
South Georgia Classic Pres'd by First State Bank and Trust Company: Monday qualifier at the South Georgia Classic where he was T3, six shots back of winner Ted Potter, Jr., another Monday qualifier. Went on to make the cut in three of 11 starts.
Fort Smith Classic: First career Korn Ferry Tour start came at the Fort Smith Classic, where he was a Monday qualifier. Missed the cut.