Has been one of the world's top mid-amateurs (25 years and older) over the past several years, winning the 2014 U.S. Mid-Amateur at Saucon Valley Country Club in Bethlehem, Pa., and finishing as runner-up last year to 2017 U.S. Open qualifier Stewart Hagestad when his opponent birdied four of the last five holes. Qualified for his first U.S. Open by shooting 8-under-par 134 at Canoe Brook Country Club in Summit, N.J. His morning 63 broke the competitive North Course record. Member of the 2015 USA Walker Cup Team. Won the 2015 South American Amateur. Won 2016 Coleman Invitational at Seminole Golf Club. Works as a property manager. His father, Bill, played in multiple U.S. Amateurs and was one of the Carolinas' elite amateur golfers. He passed away at the age of 83 in 2013.