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Super Six: Boys Golf

SUPER SIX BOYS GOLF

Name: Taylor Martin

School: Mill Creek

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Shot team-low 74 at state tournament

-- Tournament best of 64 at Atlanta Kaui Team Challenge

-- Holds personal best-rounds of 66 at Providence Club and Hamilton Mill

Favorite athlete: Tiger Woods

Favorite movie: "Fast and Furious"

Favorite music group: Rascal Flatts

Favorite food: Crab legs

Age I started playing golf? 14

Home golf course: Chateau Elan

Favorite club in your bag: Putter

Coach Robert Nelson's take: "Taylor is a great ball striker and plays with concentration and skill."


Name: Jason Mendel

School: Norcross

Class: Junior

Noteworthy:

-- Shot county-low 73 at Class AAAAA state tournament

-- Member of Norcross' back-to-back Region 7-AAAAA championship teams

Favorite athlete: Dustin Johnson

Favorite movie: "Step Brothers"

Favorite food: Italian

Age I started playing golf? 8

Home golf course: The Standard Club

Favorite club in your bag: Putter

Coach Steve Sims' take: "Jason is a model student athlete. He is passionate about golf and I am proud of the way that he represents Norcross High School"


Name: Emerson Newsome

School: Mill Creek

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Shot competition-best 66 at Georgia Club

-- Region 7-AAAAA co-champion.

-- Shot 76 at Class AAAAA state tournament

Favorite athlete: Tiger Woods

Favorite movies: "Gladiator" and "Black Hawk Down"

Favorite music artist: Drake

Favorite food: Tacos

Age I started playing golf? 2

Home golf course: Hamilton Mill

Favorite club in your bag: 4-iron

Coach Robert Nelson's take: "He is an excellent role model for our younger players. He demonstrates a strong work ethic and is constantly honing his skills to be the best player he can."


Name: Clay Trocchio

School: Norcross

Class: Junior

Noteworthy:

-- Shot 79 at Class AAAAA state tournament

-- Member of Norcross' back-to-back Region 7-AAAAA championship teams

Favorite athlete: Dustin Johnson

Favorite movie: "Super Bad"

Favorite food: Barbecue

Age I started playing golf? 10

Home golf course: Berkeley Hills

Favorite club in your bag: Driver

Coach Steve Sims' take: "Clay is a tremendous competitor. He is a natural talent and works as hard as anyone to become better."


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Staff Photo: John Bohn Bailey Ulp, a sophomore golfer at North Gwinnett High School, is a Super Six athlete. Ulp and his teammates practice at Bear's Best Golf course in Suwanee.

Name: Bailey Ulp

School: North Gwinnett

Class: Sophomore

Noteworthy:

-- Region 7-AAAAA champion

-- State qualifier

-- Shot 73 at state

Favorite athlete: Bubba Watson

Favorite movie: "Forest Gump"

Favorite music groups: Coldplay and Rascal Flatts

Favorite food: Mexican

Age I started playing golf? 4

Home golf course: Royal Lakes

Favorite club in your bag: Driver

Coach Bryan Sellers' take: "Bailey is a great kid, a great golfer and fun to be around. He has tremendous talent and is a fierce competitor on the course. He wants to win and his work ethic reinforces that desire."


Name: Matthew Wilson

School: Grayson

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Grayson low scorer last season

-- His score clinched second straight Region 8-AAAAA team title last season

-- Shot 83 at Class AAAAA state tournament

Favorite athlete: Chipper Jones

Favorite movie: "Saving Private Ryan"

Favorite music group: Dave Matthews Band

Favorite food: Spaghetti

Age I started playing golf? 5

Home golf course: Summit Chase Country Club

Favorite club in your bag: 7-iron

Coach Lenny Gregory's take: "He is one of the best kids I have ever been around in the game of golf. He is a student of the game who exhibits patience and class no matter what the conditions or outcome may be."