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Will Miles
Will  Miles

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hilton Head Island, S.C.

High School:
Heritage Academy

06/30/2016

South Carolina Tops League with 99 on 2015-16 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina tops the SEC for ninth-straight year on first-year listing

06/30/2016

South Carolina Tops League with 99 on 2015-16 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina tops the SEC for ninth-straight year on first-year listing

06/30/2016

South Carolina Tops League with 99 on 2015-16 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina tops the SEC for ninth-straight year on first-year listing

06/30/2016

South Carolina Tops League with 99 on 2015-16 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina tops the SEC for ninth-straight year on first-year listing

04/03/2016

Huskey Paces Gamecocks at Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate

Gamecocks enter second round four shots out of the lead

Awards and Honors

  • 2017 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • 2015-16 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2016-17 (Sophomore)

  • Saw action in eight events, tallying a 73.50 18-hole scoring average with three top-20 finishes
  • Made six appearances in the lineup, including the SEC Championship and the NCAA West Lafayette Regional which marked his postseason debuts
  • Had a team best T-15th finish at NCAA Regionals (May 15-17) after shooting 221 (+5), fired a final round 70 (-2) to climb up the leaderboard in windy conditions
  • Was one of just 16 players to card double digit birdies at the West Lafayette Regional
  • T-53rd at the SEC Championship (April 21-24), upset bid of SEC Individual Champion Alejandro Tosti (Florida) fell just shy in the Match Play Quarterfinals in Sea Island on the second hole of a sudden death playoff
  • Two best showings came at the Camden Collegiate Invitational (Oct. 22-23) and the Hootie At Bulls Bay Intercollegiate (March 26-28) playing as an individual
  • T-6th at Camden after shooting 215 (+5) and T-17 at Bulls Bay after carding a 215 (-1)
  • Shot a season-best 18-hole score of 68 in the final round of the Ka'anapali Collegiate Classic (Nov. 4-6) to propel the team to a fifth place finish
  • Score counted in 13 of his 18 rounds, also shot par or better seven times
  • Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll

2015-16 (Freshman)

  • Played in seven tournaments, with a stroke average of 72.75
  • Played as an individual in his first two spring tournaments, finishing T-13th at the Savannah Quarters Individual Intercollegiate (149, +5) and T-7th at the All-American Intercollegiate (214, -2)
  • Tied for sixth with a score of 209 (-1) as the Gamecocks won the Palmetto Intercollegiate
  • Was also in the lineup for Carolina's victory at the General Hackler Championship, finishing T-31st
  • Made his debut at the Camden Collegiate Invitational and went on to finish the fall at the Ka'anapali Classic Collegiate Invitational
  • Earned runner-up honors in his first career tournament at Camden with a 2-under 208 to help the Gamecocks win the team title
  • Fired a 3-under 67 in the second round at Camden in helping the Gamecocks shoot a school record 265
  • Saw his round count five of six times as a member of the five-man lineup
  • Shot par or better nine times

Prior to South Carolina

  • Ranked as high as the No. 7 junior golfer in South Carolina
  • Claimed first at the 2014 International Junior Golf Tour Georgia Junior
  • Captured first at the 2014 IMG Junior at Savannah Harbor
  • Finished second at the 2014 Jimmy Self Invitational
  • Placed seventh at the 2014 South Carolina Amateur Championship
  • Qualified for 2014 U.S. Open Sectionals
  • Member of the 2014 Carolinas Amateur team that played against Virginia/West Virginia
  • Tied for seventh at the Hank Haney IJGA Junior Open at Chechessee Creek Club
  • Claimed second at the 2013 SCJGA Beth Daniel Junior Azalea
  • Member of the National Honor Society and Distinguished Honor Roll

Personal

  • Full name is William Glass Miles
  • Parents are Bill and Debbie Miles
  • Has one sister, Abby
  • Melissa Miles (aunt) and Melinda Miles (aunt) played basketball at West Point
  • Chose South Carolina because of the coaching staff, top-ranked golf program and quality of education
  • Majoring in sport, entertainment and management

Career Statistics
Year Events Rounds Low 54 Low 18 Par/Better Top 5 Top 10 Top 20 Strokes Average
2015-16 7 20 208 66 9 1 3 4 1,455 72.75
2016-17 8 24 215 68 7 0 1 3 1,764 73.50
2017-18
Total 15 44 208 66 16 1 4 7 3,219 73.16

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