Hello, My Name is ... Vincent Whaley
Meet Georgia Tech's sophomore golfer from McKinney, Texas
THE FLATS - A high school all-state selection who was ranked as high as 22nd in the nation as a junior golfer, Vincent Whaley follows a line of Texans who have been All-Americans for Georgia Tech, including Matt Weibring, Troy Matteson and Paul Haley, and gone on to earn PGA Tour cards.
Following a strong summer amateur campaign, Whaley played in three fall events and finished 23rd, 29th and 46th, and won his match in the DICK'S Sporting Goods Challenge.
Whaley majors in business administration at Tech.
Shoe Size: 11.5
Roommates: James Clark, Michael Hines, Drew Czuchry
Interests/Hobbies: tennis, pool, blackjack, stocks and poker
Three Words That Describe Me: easy going, attractive, determined
Favorite Food: chicken
Favorite Late Night Snack: Gatorade
Meal I Prepare Most Often: steak and potatoes
Favorite Spot on Campus: my bed
Favorite Childhood Activity: football
Favorite TV Channel: Tennis Channel
Moment in History I'd Like to Have Witnessed: Tiger chipping in on 16 in the Masters
Celebrity Crush: Holly Sonders
Biggest Fear: Brennan Webb beating me in pool
Job I'd Like Outside of Golf: tennis player
Favorite Sports Movie: Friday Night Lights
Favorite Non-Sports Movie: Limitless
Best Sports Talent Besides Golf: tennis and pool
Favorite Pro Athlete: Roger Federer
Favorite Pro Team: Miami Dolphins
Favorite Georgia Tech Sport to Watch: Golf
Most Memorable Sports Moment: first AJGA win
Pregame Ritual: shower, eat, count cards, stretch, shoot 65
My Focus This Summer: counting cards
Favorite Coach Heppler Phrase: "How's my guy doin'?"
What I Like Most About Georgia Tech: the history of the program