Hayden Anderson - 2012
Knoxville, Tenn./Farragut High
Sophomore (2011-12): Posted a 75.70 scoring average in 27 rounds of action • Shot a 1-over 214 to tie for 17th at the Mason Rudolph Championships • That tournament included a career low 67 in the second round • Tied for 27th at the SoCon Championships, carding a 72 on the final day (79-75-72-226) • Tied for 37th at the Schenkel Invitational after shooting a 71 on the final day.
Freshman (2010-11): Played in eight events and 24 rounds • Notched a 75.75 stroke average • Shot five rounds of par or better • Shot 221 (76-76-70) to tie for 21st place at the SoCon Championship • Shot a 2-under par 70 in the final round to help the Eagles erase a four-stroke deficit heading into the final day • Carded a 213 (73-69-71) at the NCAA Southeast Regional for his best 54-hole total to finish 14th in individual standings.
Prep: The Farragut senior ranked as high as 34th in the country in the Golfweek/Sagarin rankings • Won the Willows Creek Junior Classic • Shot a low round of 65, which he fired in the final round of the 2009 PGA Junior Series event at Kearney Hill links golf club • Four-year letterwinner and was team captain for one year • Helped team win back-to-back state championships his junior and senior year • The admirals went 62-0 his senior year and 60-2 his junior year • Finished tied for sixth in the state championship his senior year • Finished sixth in the state championship his junior year • Won individual district titles in 2007 and 2008 • Was all-state, all-region and all-district his freshman, junior and senior years.
Personal: Full name is James Hayden Anderson • Born March 8, 1992, in Knoxville, Tenn. • Son of Earl and Kara Anderson • Has a younger sister, Avery • Most admires his parents • Enjoys fishing and hanging out with friends • Would love to attend The Masters • Favorite tradition at Georgia Southern is the football games.
Major: Sport management.