Taylor White
Taylor White
Height: 5-9
Weight: 167
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Duncan, S.C.
Major: Chemistry
Last School: Byrnes HS

2013-14: Had a strong start to his collegiate career, playing in all four tournaments for the Spartans…Posted the third-best stroke average on the team at 72.9…Claimed one Top 10 finish…Tied for sixth while helping the Spartans win the team championship at the Rutgers Invitational (Sept. 13-14)…Posted a tie for 14th at the Badger Invitational (Sept. 29-Oct. 1)…Finished the semester with a 255-66 head-to-head record and a .794 winning percentage.

High School: A two-time, back-to-back Upper State medalist in 2012 and 2013 from Byrnes High School...Shot 5-under-par 67 at Willow Creek Golf Course to win by five strokes as a senior in 2013...Parlayed that success into a fifth-place effort at the 4A State Tournament played at Furman...Shot rounds of 75, 76 and 71 en route to earning All-State honors...Played in the South Carolina North/South All-Star Tournament...Led his team to a 13 ½-2 ½ victory while winning all three of his matches...An all-tournament selection at the Rebel Invitational and the Georgia/South Carolina Cup...Won the Spartanburg County High School Tournament at Woodfin Ridge Country Club...Finished his senior season with a 35.7 nine-hole stroke average...The 2012 Spartanburg County Junior Champion...Also earned All-Region, All-County and All-Area honors...Solid as a junior as well...Averaged 37.4 per nine holes...Received All-Region, All-County, All-Area and All-Academic honors...Turned in a strong academic career as well as an AP student at Byrnes.

Personal: Born on July 28, 1995 in Spartanburg, S.C...Son of Charlie and Mignon White...Has a brother.

Hobbies & Favorites: Likes watersports and snowboarding...Likes to eat peanut butter...Favorite movie is "The Greatest Game Ever Played", which is also his favorite book...Likes to watch "Castle" on TV...Likes listening to Corey Smith...Winter is his favorite season...Adam Scott is his favorite sports figure...His father was his hero growing up...Admires his parents the most...Dream job is to be a professional golfer.