Adam Goins
Adam Goins
Height: 5-10
Weight: 169
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Gaffney, S.C.
Major: Undecided
Last School: Gaffney HS

High School: The third player to join the Upstate program from Gaffney High School and head coach Todd Coggins... a member of the program for five years... a three-time all-region selection in Region III-4A... earned region Player of the Year honors after winning back-to-back region championships as a junior and senior... shot a school record 11-under-par to win the region title as a junior... a 4A All-State selection... named the Spartanburg Herald-Journal's 2010 All-Area Player of the Year... a two-time member of the All-Area team... finished tied for fifth in the 2010 4A state tournament... led Gaffney to a third-place finish... teamed with fellow Spartan Matthew Hopper to lead the Indians to a sixth-place finish in 2009... was the second-lowest Indian, behind Hopper, in helping Gaffney to a second-place finish in the tournament in 2008... also claimed the championship at the Orange Jacket Classic with rounds of 66 and 67.. earned all-tournament honors in five events as a senior... averaged 72.9 over 18 holes and 35.6 over nine holes... also solid in junior golf... advanced to the semifinals of the 2010 South Carolina Junior Match Play Championship... finished second at 2008 The Blade Junior Classic at Thornblade with a 4-under-par total with rounds of 72 and 68... after opening the 2009 SCJGA Junior Championship at Bulls Bay with a 76, rallied with rounds of 69 and 66 to finish ninth... a member of South Carolina's team participating in the 2009 SC/GA Team Matches, leading South Carolina to an 11 1/2 - 4 1/2 victory.

Personal: Born on Aug. 5, 1992 in Gaffney, S.C... son of Donnie and Tammy Goins... has a younger brother, Matthew.

Hobbies and Favorites: Likes playing ping pong, fishing and hunting... likes eating salad... likes to watch "The Mighty Ducks" and "The Dark Knight"... likes watching "Golf Central" and "Spin City" on TV... favorite actor is Mark Wahlberg... likes listening to a variety of music, including Dave Matthews Band, Eminem and Justin Nozukai... favorite season is the Fall... favorite book is "The Bible"... Bubba Watson and Carl Crawford are his favorite sports figures... Tiger Woods and, yes, Matthew Hopper were his heroes growing up... dream job is to be a professional golfer.

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