J.T. Griffin
J.T.  Griffin
Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Wilson, N.C.

High School:
Fike

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 162

Birthdate:
05/08/1987

Experience:
1 letter


Griffin Photo Gallery

Played his way into the lineup for post-season as a sophomore by playing solid golf on some of the more difficult courses the Jackets played ... Red-shirted in 2006-07 after failing to qualify for the travel squad.

2007-08: Played six events total, including the ACC Championship and the NCAA regional ... Averaged 75.35 strokes in 20 rounds ... Tied for 40th at the Isleworth-UCF Collegiate, tied for 33rd at the United States Collegiate ... Counted for the team in 12 of 17 team rounds ... Closed well, pacing Tech on the final day of the NCAA Central Regional with a 74 ... Averaged 73.57 in final rounds.

ACC Championship experience: Tied for 43rd in his first appearance in 2008 (8-over 224).

NCAA Championship experience: T-65 at 2008 Central Regional in Columbus, Ohio (16-over 229).

Amateur: 2008: T12 at Dogwood Amateur, closing with 65-67 ... T17 at the Players Amateur (6-under-par) ... 2007: Qualified for the U.S. Amateur, but did not advance from stroke play ... 2005: Missed the cut at the 2005 U.S. Amateur at Merion ... Reached the quarterfinals of match play as the 2005 Carolinas Amateur ... 2004: Lost in the first round of match play at the 2004 U.S. Amateur at Winged Foot.

High School: Four-year all-state player at Fike High School, where he helped the school win region championships in 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 ... Won the North Carolina AAA state title in 2004, as well as region titles in 2003, 2004 and 2005 ... Also lettered one year as a guard in basketball.

Junior Golf: Ranked No. 41 by the Junior Golf Scoreboard ... Third at the 2005 Sea Island Junior Golf Classic, seventh at the 2005 AJGA Golf Pride Junior Classic ... 13th at the 2005 MCI Junior Heritage.

Personal: Full name is John Tyler Griffin ... Born May 8, 1987 in Wilson, N.C. ... Son of John and Julie Griffin ... Majoring in Management.

Collegiate Tournament Results

2007-08
T49#Brickyard Collegiate (+10)78-76-72 - 226
T40Isleworth-UCF Collegiate (+6)73-74-75 - 232
naCallaway Golf Collegiate Match Play0-3
67Southern Highlands Collegiate (+21)80-80-77 - 237
T33United States Collegiate Championship (+7)77-72-74 - 223
T38Administaff Augusta State Invitational (+2)73-72 - 146
T43Atlantic Coast Conference Championship (+8)77-76-71 - 224
T65NCAA Central Regional (+16)78-77-74 - 229
#played as an individual

Career Statistics
YearTrnT10T20Rnds/CntStrkAvg.LoHiPar60s
2007-08700#20/12150775.35718040
#includes rounds played as an individual

Low round: 71, ACC Championship (-1), 3rd round), 2008
Low tournament score: 222, Isleworth-UCF Collegiate (+6), 2007
Best finish: T33, U.S. Collegiate, 2008