UA Men’s Golf:
The 19th Hole
2004 and 2006 U.S. Amateur participant
1st Team All-SEC in 2007
1st Team All-Conference USA in 2005 at Tulane
What is your idea of perfect bliss?
“Either playing at the Masters or the day I walk down the aisle to marry the woman I love.”
What’s your favorite class you’ve ever taken, either now or when you were a kid?
“It would have to be my 9th grade Western Civilization class.”
What is your greatest fear?
“Besides heights, my greatest fear is sleeping in and missing my morning tee time.”
What talent would you most love to have?
“I would like to sing or play the guitar.”
What is your greatest achievement or proudest moment?
“I became an Eagle Scout when I was 17, and only 2% of all Boy Scouts earn that rank.”
Who, in your opinion, is the greatest golfer ever?
“My grandfather, Don Thompson.”
What is your most treasured possession?
“A hunting knife my grandfather gave me. He made it himself in 1936.”
Who is your favorite fiction or movie hero?
“My favorite fiction hero is Dirk Pitt from the Clive Cussler novels.”
What is your dream course to play, and have you ever played it?
“My two dream courses to play are Augusta National in Augusta, Georgia and The Old Course at St. Andrews in England. I’ve never played either.”
What is your favorite course you like to play on?
“My favorite course to play is Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, New York.”
What is your best round score ever, practice or tournament?
“I shot a 63 playing with my parents in Tucson, Arizona.”
What do you enjoy most about this year’s Tide team?
“I enjoy the friendship we have on and off the golf course.”