Began playing golf in high school at Lowndes County High in Valdosta, GA as a 3 sport athlete. Played collegiate golf with Valdosta State University, The University of Mississippi, and Ole Miss. During four seasons in collegiate golf, recognized with three wins and several top ten finishes. Post college played four years of professional golf on several tours including Buy.com Tour, Hooters Tour, and others across the country. After ending a pro career, continued professional golf career on the business side of the game becoming the Director of Golf at StillWaters Resort in Alabama. Managed golf operations of the 36 hole facility for four years before entering the financial world. Has assisted many golf programs including junior golf clinics/camps, golf tournaments, college teams, golf operations and new hires.