Home Golf Course: The Club at Pointe West Vero Beach, Fla.
Fall 2016 (Jr.): • Fall stroke average: 73.17 • Competed in two of Liberty's five events during the fall • Posted a 1-over par 217 (74-70-73) at the Bridgestone Golf Collegiate, finishing tied for 42nd place
2015-16 (So.): • Season stroke average: 74.78 • Fall stroke average: 74.50 • Spring stroke average: 74.92 • Ranked fourth on the team in season stroke average • Played 11 rounds at par or better, ranking third on the team in the category • Helped the Flames capture the team title at the Rees Jones Invitational, finishing the event tied for sixth place with a 3-over par 219 (75-74-70) • Tied for eighth place at the David Toms Intercollegiate with a 5-over par 221 (75-69-77), including a fall-best 3-under par 69 during the second round • Tied for ninth place at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships, posting a 2-under par 142 (70-72) • Helped Liberty capture the program's fourth Big South title, finished tied for 12th place with a 3-over par 219 (79-68-72)
2014-15 (Fr.): • Season stroke average: 73.83 • Fall stroke average: Joined Liberty's roster following the fall semester • Spring stroke average: 73.83 • Posted the third-best stroke average on the team during the season • Tied for 29th place at the Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate with a 3-over par 213 (72-72-69) • Tied for 17th place with a six-over par 219 (74-73-72) at the Mason Rudolph Championship • Finished the year with a shared 18th place finish at the Big South Men's Golf Championship with a 2-over par 218 (73-72-73)
Previous School: • Transferred to Liberty after attending Wisconsin during the fall 2014 semester • Competed in three events for Wisconsin, two as an individual • Posted a 74.88 stroke average over nine rounds • Best finish was a second-place showing at the Green Bay Invitational with a 4-over par 220 (76-71-73)
Prep/Amateur: • Graduated from Vero Beach High School in Vero Beach, Fla. • Two-time Boys All-Area Golfer of the Year • Season stroke averages in high school: 36.5 (freshman), 36.1 (sophomore), 35.8 (junior) and 35.3 (senior) • Runner-up finish in the 2012 FCWT Tournament at World Woods • Third-place finish at the 2013 McArthur Towels & Sports Future Legends AJGA • 2013 HJGT Classic champion • Finished his senior year ranked No. 5 in the state and No. 44 in the country • Won the Florida Junior Tour event and the AJGA Steve Marino Championship in 2014 • Finished fourth in the 2014 FHSAA Boys State 3A Golf Tournament • Treasure Coast Scripps Boys Golfer of the Year as a junior and senior • 2013 U.S. Amateur qualifier • Posted top 15 finishes in U.S. Open sectional qualifiers in 2013 and 2014
Personal: • Birthday is on April 7 • Son of Brad and Stefanie Taylor • Business Finance major • Would like to open his own business after graduation