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Super Six: Girls Golf

SUPER SIX GIRLS GOLF

Name: Taylor Allen

School: Brookwood

Class: Junior

Noteworthy:

-- Two-time Region 8-AAAAA player of the year

-- Two-time Class AAAAA All State

-- Two top-10 finishes at state

Favorite athlete: Drew Brees

Favorite movie: "Facing the Giants"

Favorite music artist: Tim McGraw

Favorite food: Mom's shrimp and grits

Age I started playing golf? 11

Home golf course: Summit Chase Country Club

Favorite club in your bag: Putter

Coach Steve Thompson's take: "Taylor has a drive to be her best each day and to never make excuses for poor play. When you think of a role model for Brookwood's student athletes to follow, the name Taylor is always at the top of the list."


Name: Darby Gentry

School: Hebron

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Two-time Region 8-A champ

-- Three-time state qualifyer

-- 2011 All-State selection

Favorite athlete: Nick Watney

Favorite movie: "Forever Strong"

Favorite music group: Third Eye Blind

Favorite food: Pot Roast

Age I started playing golf? 13

Home golf course: Legends at Chateau Elan

Favorite club in your bag: 56-degree wedge

Coach Craig Collins' take: "Darby Gentry is a proven leader. The hard work that she has put into her golf game provides a model for young golfers to follow. Darby plays golf with honesty and integrity. The positive attitude and determination she plays with has raised the expectations for our entire golf team."


Name: Sally Kim

School: Duluth

Class: Sophomore

Noteworthy:

-- Individual state qualifier from Region 7-AAAAA as freshman

-- Sixth (89) at Class AAAAA state tournament

-- 18-hole competition best score of 86

Favorite athlete: Lydia Ko

Favorite movie: "The Three Idiots"

Favorite music group: Jang Kiha and the Faces

Favorite food: Chicken B.B.Q.

Age I started playing golf? 14

Home golf course: Northwood

Favorite club in your bag: 7-iron

Coach Steve Fairchild's take: "Sally's commitment to the game of golf and her tremendous play at the end of the season at the state playoffs has been an inspiration to our girls' team."


Name: Kiersten Nowell

School: Dacula

Class: Sophomore

Noteworthy:

-- Individual state qualifier from Region 8-AAAAA

-- Two top finishes, one second and one third in 18U Atlanta Junior Golf tournaments this summer

Favorite athlete: Aaron Rogers

Favorite movie: The Guardian

Favorite music group: The Fray

Favorite food: Pizza

Age I started playing golf? 12

Home golf course: Hamilton Mill

Favorite club in your bag: Utility club

Coach Vern Wells' take: "Kiersten is an impressive student athlete that thrives on the challenges of balancing competitive golf with the life of a high school student. Kiersten is dedicated to becoming a top notch student athlete that represents her family, the community and Dacula High School with pride, respect and savvy in the classroom, on the golf course and around town."


Name: Katie Plummer

School: Mill Creek

Class: Junior

Noteworthy:

-- Shot team-low 82 at Class AAAAA state tournament

-- Mill Creek team captain

-- Maintains a 91.67 grade average

Favorite athlete: Rory Mclroy

Favorite movie: "Pride and Prejudice"

Favorite music artist: Adele

Favorite food: Ice cream

Age I started playing golf? 15

Home golf course: Hamilton Mill

Favorite club in your bag: Putter

Coach Robert Nelson's take: "Katie is a great competitor and leader, and takes on responsibilities above and beyond expectations. She is such a pleasure to coach."


Name: Ari Roberts

School: Mill Creek

Class: Sophomore

Noteworthy:

-- Region 7-AAAAA co-champion

-- Shot 65 in a summer tournament at Clemson University golf course

-- Maintains a 90.278 grade average

Favorite athlete: Rickie Fowler

Favorite movie: "Apollo 18:

Favorite music group: Maroon 5

Favorite food: Mashed potatoes

Age I started playing golf? 3

Home golf course: Chateau Elan

Favorite club in your bag: Driver

Coach Robert Nelson's take: "Ari's talents are complemented by her hard work and zeal for the game. She is a joy to have on the team."