|Hometown:||Boiling Springs, S.C.|
2009-10: Had a solid first season for the
Spartans... claimed his first collegiate championship when he shot
a final round 67 to claim a share of medalist honors with Josh
Gallman in the Palmas Del Mar Collegiate Classic... played in 10
tournaments... ranked fourth on the team with a 76.5 stroke
average... his 67 in the Palmas Del Mar Collegiate Classic was the
second-lowest round of the season and tied for the second-lowest
round all-time at Upstate... finished 20th in the season-ending
tournament at the Fossum Invitational at Michigan
Gardner-Webb: Saw action in one tournament for the Bulldogs... finished tied for 29th at the Stono Cup (Oct. 6-7)... turned in rounds of 77, 74 and 82.
High School: A four-year letterwinner at Boiling Springs HS for head coach Rick Tate... team MVP and captain his senior year... a two-time all-region selection ... earned all-area honors as a senior... finished ninth at the 4A state tournament his senior year in 2007... won the Trojan Invitational... took second at the TW Memorial and Spring Valley Invitational... finished third at the Region II-4A Championship.
Personal: Born on Feb. 15, 1990 in Spartanburg, S.C... son of Douglas and Janet Horton... has a brother, Micah, and a sister, Ivey.
Hobbie and Favorites: Likes cars, playing golf and hanging out with friends... likes eating lasagna... favorite movie is "Anchorman" and "law Abiding Citizens"... likes watching "Two and a Half Men" on TV... likes watching Will Ferrell movies... likes listening to Eminem and Jason Aldeen... favorite season is the Spring... favorite book is "Green Eggs and Ham"... favorite sports figure is Ernie Els... his dad was his hero growing up... favorite quote is, "How many licks does it take to get to the center of a tootsie roll pop."... dream job is to be a professional athlete.