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Alex Hamilton
Alex  Hamilton


Aiken, S.C.

High School:
South Aiken

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 145





Gamecocks Open Play at NCAA Eugene Regional Thursday

Carolina looking to earn second-straight NCAA Championship berth

2005 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Participated in 12 of Gamecocks' 13 Tournaments • Fired a low round score of 68 at the both the Schenkel E-Z-GO Invitational and the SEC Championship • Posted four top-10 finishes and five top-20 finishes • Finished with a stoke average of 73.34, third best on the team • Member of the five-man squads that competed at the SEC Championships and NCAA East Regional.

• Competed in all 13 South Carolina tournaments • Posted a low round score of 66 at Palmetto-Cleveland Golf Collegiate • Registered four top 20 finishes and one top ten finish • His top ten finish came at the Palmetto-Clevand Golf Collegiate where he finished third • Recorded a stroke average of 74.37 • Posted the third lowest stroke average on the team • A member of the five-man squad that competed in both the SEC and NCAA Championships.

• A freshman that played in seven tournaments as a Gamecock • Registered a low round score of 67 at the Cleveland Golf-Augusta State • Recorded one top 20 finish • Posted teams' third best stroke average with 74.7 • Played a total of 21 rounds

High School
• Lettered four years at South Aiken High School • Five top 15 finishes • Ranked No. 3 in the state in South Carolina Junior Rankings • Finished fifth at the State AAAA Tournament • Holds course record at Woodside Plantation Country Club with a round of 64 • Tied for first with current Gamecock teammate, Jonathan Jackson, at the Charles Tillman Junior Championship • Won the Southern Cross Invitational • MVP of high school team in 2000 and 2001 • All-region and all-state his junior and senior year

Up Close with Hamilton...
When I was growing up I wanted to be: A policeman

My favorite vacation I can remember as a youngster: Edisto Beach

I would most like to spend the day with: Arnold Palmer

I'd like to switch places for one day with: Eric Clapton

I would like to play a round of golf with: President Bush

If I were an animal I would be a: Bird, so I could fly

No one knows how much I: Love basketball

One thing I remember my parents saying when I was young: Clean your room

One thing that impresses me about Coach Blackmon: His knowledge of the game

I chose USC: Because I have been a fan all my life

If I could have a super hero power it would be: Super strength

My favorite golf course is: The Farm, it is a challenging and beautiful course

My most memorable golf moment: Making a birdie on the last hole of the Southern Cross to win

My perfect day: Winning the Masters

My main goal in life: Give everything my best effort

Alex Hamilton

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