8th-ranked Yellow Jackets capture third win of the year, Petefish earns first collegiate victory
Yellow Jackets No. 3 in Golfstat, No. 4 in coaches poll and No. 5 in Golfweek/Sagarin ratings
Ogletree (68) leads four Jackets under par as Tech rolls on the final day
Victory at Carpet Capital Collegiate reinforces Yellow Jackets’ building confidence from summer competition
18th-ranked Yellow Jackets rally to tie No. 19 Alabama on final hole, win on 1st playoff hole
Georgia Tech golf during the final round of the Carpet Capital Collegiate in Rocky Face, Ga., September 10, 2017
Six Georgia Tech golfers qualified for the 2017 U.S. Amateurs, four of them were medalists at their qualifiers.
2017-18: Tournament Results
Finished in the top 15 of his first three collegiate events, including a tie for eighth in the Maui Jim Intercollegiate (214, -2) and a tie for seventh at the Franklin American Mortgage Collegiate (215, -1) ... Ranked No. 81 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Index and No. 126 in Golfstat ... Stroke average of 72.00 was fourth among the Jackets' starting five ... Tied for 15th (210, E) at the Patriot All-America Invitational in Arizona the week after Christmas.
2017 Summer Highlights: Won two matches at the U.S. Amateur before losing to No. 42 Theo Humphrey in the round of 16 ... Advanced to match play with a T-35 finish in stroke play ... Qualified for the U.S. Amateur by tying for second place and grabbing one of three spots available at Sunnyside, Calif. ... Advanced to match play (T-53) at the U.S. Junior Amateur and won his first-round match against the defending champion Min Woo Lee of Australia before falling in the round of 32 ... Advanced all the way to the finals of the California Amateur where he lost 1-up in the championship match, tied for 25th place in stroke play ... Tied for 31st at the Sahalee Players Championship.
Junior Golf: Made the field for the 2016 and 2017 U.S. Junior Amateur Championships ... Shared medalist honors with 66-70--136 at the Fresno, Calif., sectional qualifier in 2016 ... Also shot a 67 in the U.S. Open local qualifying at Pasatiempo Golf Club in Santa Cruz to advance to sectional play ... Captured the Chico City Championship in in 2014 and 2016 ... Scored a 3-shot win at the 2016 AJGA Ping Invitational at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Oklahoma, an event which featured the top 50 ranked junior golfers in the world ... Runner-up at the 2017 AJGA Thunderbird Invitational.
High School: Attended Pleasant Valley High School, which won the NSCIF Championship in 2016 and 2017 under coach Dave Crawford ... Qualified as an individual for the California State Championship all four years, finishing 16th in 2014, fourth in 2015, 12th in 2016 and runner-up in 2017, and was his school's division champion all four years, and sectional champion three years ... Made the All-USA Boys Golf second team in 2017 ... Graduated with a perfect 4.0 GPA.
Personal: Full name is Noah Riley Norton ... Born May 27, 1999 in Chico ... Son of Frank and Jeannie Norton ... Has an older sister, Ciena, 21... Began playing golf at age 5 with clubs given to him by his grandfather ... Enjoys working out, table tennis and basketball ... Plans to study business administration.