The lone junior on the team who will be looked on as this year's leader after the departure of three starters from a year ago ... an elite national recruit out of the state of Alabama who gives the Crimson Tide six in-state players on the team's nine-man roster ... earned a spot in the Alabama lineup in 2013-14, making 10 starts in 12 events ... played in three events in the fall of 2011 before an injury ended his season ... was granted a medical hardship that gave him another season of eligibility ... made four starts and played in six events as a redshirt freshman in 2012-13 ... has a 73.05 scoring average over 56 career rounds ... has the raw talent and all-around skills to be very successful at Alabama and beyond.
Made 10 starts in 12 events for the Crimson Tide, helping Alabama to its second straight NCAA Championship ... fifth on the team in scoring average at 72.27 (2,168 strokes/30 rounds) ... finished wiht three top-10 finishes with a tie for third at the NCAA Auburn Regional ... had 13 rounds of par or better this season and five in the 60s ... counted in 22 of 30 rounds this season (.733) ... ranked 68th in the final Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index and 66th in the last Golfstat.com Head-to-Head Player Rankings ... recorded the first hole-in-one of his collegiate career with an ace on the 11th hole at the Vanderbilt Legends Club in the second round of the Mason Rudolph Championship ... opened the season at the JPNI where he shot 1-over 211 with an first-round 68 for a seventh-place finish ... tied for 28th at the Isleworth Collegiate, shooting 79-68-73 for a 4-over 220 ... closed the fall with a tie for 25th at the Gifford Collegiate firing a 6-over 216 (73-70-73) ... began the spring with a 3-under 213 at the Puerto Rico Classic with rounds of 70-76-67 to tie for 22nd ... tied for 34th at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters (78-75-75/228) and 49th at the Linger Longer Invitational (71-76-79/226) ... registered his second top 10 of the season by finishing eighth at the Mason Rudolph Championship ... fired rounds of 75-70-68 for and even-par 213 ... tied for 43rd at the SEC Championship at 7-over 217 (73-71-73) ... turned in one of his best performances of the season with a 3-under 213 at the NCAA Auburn Regional Championship ... his tie for third was a career-best finish ... carded rounds of 72-72-70 ... tied for 35th at 1-over 211 in the stroke play portion of the NCAA Championships with rounds of 67-73-71 ... counted in all three rounds for the Tide who tied for second in the stroke play ... was 1-2 in match play, earning a win over LSU's Smylie Kaufman, 1 up, in the semifinals ... fell 2 up to SMU's Harry Higs in the quarters and battle Big 12 Player of the Year Wyndam Clark of Oklahoma State in the finals, making an impressive comeback before eventaully falling 3 and 1.
2012-13 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN)
Played is six events and started four times for the Crimson Tide ... posted a 74.12 scoring average over 17 competitive rounds ... fired three rounds of 69 and four rounds at par or better ... tied for 16th at the Puerto Rico Classic, carding rounds of 69, 76, 69 for a career-low 2-under 214 ... top finish was a tie for ninth at the Savannah Quarters Invitational, after shooting 7-over 223 ... started Alabama's first event of the 2012-13 season at the Carpet Capital Collegiate, finishing 26th at 5-over 221 (73-72-76) ... posted a final-round 69 at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational ... shot 6-over 222 in starting role at the Schenkel Invitational, with rounds of 75, 74 and 73 ... competed as an individual at the Linger Longer Invitational, finishing 46th at 7-over 151 ... finished second at the Dixie Amateur, shooting a personal best 63 in the third round ... finished third at the 2013 Alabama State Amateur ... tied for fourth at The Players Amateur in Bluffton, S.C.
Started the first three tournaments before an injury derailed his freshman season ... posted two top-25 finishes and averaged 73.67 shots per round, which ranked fifth on the team ... counted toward the team score in 8-of-9 rounds... carded a 2-over-par 218 in his collegiate debut at the Carpet Capital Collegiate, finishing tied for 21st ... placed 25th at the Olympia Fields Fighting Illini Invitational, shooting 10-over 220 ... carded a 225 (+15) at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate to finish 39th ... named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll ... granted a medical hardship for the 2011-12 season.
Two-time Rolex Junior All-American, garnering honors in 2009 and 2010 ... listed No. 13 nationally in the Golfweek Junior Boys Rankings ... 2008 and 2011 Birmingham News Metro Player of the Year ... Alabama High School Athletics Association Class 6A medalist in 2008 and 2011 ... led his team to the 2011 Alabama 6A State Championship title ... 2011 Birmingham Kiwanis Club Golfer of the Year ... led his Mountain Brook High School team to a runner-up showing in 2008 state tournament ... low competitive round as a junior golfer was a 64 at the PGA Junior at Shoal Creek in Birmingham ... also shot 64 at the 2011 Dogwood Invitational to tie his low competitive round as a junior ... placed third at the 2012 Palmetto Amateur ... finished second to classmate Justin Thomas at the 2009 Footjoy Invitational, where he carded rounds of 69, 67, 69 and 69 ... shot 69 and 65 at the 2010 USGA Junior Amateur Qualifier ... won the 2010 Willow Point Invitational and finished fifth at the 2011 Dixie Amateur ... advanced to the round of 16 at the 2008 USGA Junior Amateur ... set the course record at Vestavia Hill Country Club with a 61 in August of 2012 ... medalist at the 2008 West Alabama Classic.
Son of Tim and Kitty Lovelady ... has one sister, Annie ... was involved with FBLA, Spanish Club, Young Republicans and Future Business Leaders of America at Mountain Brook ... a pre-business major at Alabama.