|Hometown:||Boiling Springs, S.C.|
2010-11: Played in seven tournaments for the Spartans... Saw action in three fall events and four spring tournaments... Played 21 competeitve rounds... Ranked fifth on the team with a 75.7 stroke average... Finished with one top five finish... Ranked second on the team with a .585 winning percentage... Claimed four top 25 finishes in seven outings... Finished 16th at the Charleston Shootout (March 1)... Finished fifth at the Caribbean Classic (March 9) to help lead the Spartans to the team championship.
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 State.
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... A business marketing major.
Hobbie and Favorites: Likes golf, spending time with friends and playing ping pong... Likes to eat steak... Favorite movie is "Lincoln Lawyer"... Likes to watch "Two and a Half Men" on TV... Favorite actress is Kate Hudson... Favorite song is "Ice, Ice Baby"... Favorite season is spring... Favorite book is "Green Eggs and Ham"... Julius Peppers is his favorite sports figure... Hero growing up was Tiger Woods... Admires a successful person the most... Dream job is to be a professional golfer.