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Greg Kitts
Greg Kitts
Born: April 5, 1991
Height: 5-11
Year: Junior
Hometown: Caryville, Tenn.
High School: Anderson County
Major: Exercise Science

TEE TALK: Greg has solid swing fundamentals and is a consistent ball striker...has improved his scoring with tournament experience...straight hitter off the tee and in the fairway...gaining confidence in his game with each event...brings youthful enthusiasm...he was a two-sport athlete who showed leadership throughout high school...has strong leadership qualities and potential to impact the Golden Eagle golf program in upcoming seasons and help lead Tech to high finishes.

AT TECH:

2012-13: Playing 15 rounds over five tournaments, Greg shot second-best on the team, averaging 76.3...finished T-12th at the Skyhawk Classic, shooting a 68-73-75=216...his first-round 68 was the lowest round of any TTU golfer this year and was one stroke shy of his career low...finished first or second on the team in all but one tournament...placed 13th at the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate with a 74-73-72=219 and 16th at the Mason Rudolph Classic with a 73-73-70=216.

2011-12: Greg played in all five of Tech's fall tournaments, totaling 14 rounds of golf...notched two top 10 finishes, first placing in a tie for ninth out of 80 golfers with a 74-72-72=218 at the Skyhawk Classic, then finishing two-under-par and placing sixth with a 69-71=140 at the Hummingbird Intercollegiate...shot a career-low round of 67 in the second round of the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate and went on to finish tied for 15th out of 92 golfers in the event...earned a tenth-place finish at the Grover Page Classic in March, shooting a 76-73-73=222...finished with a stroke average of 74.8, tied for best on the team.

2010-11: Greg made his playing debut in the fall and competed in nine tournaments, posting a 76.0 average...had a low round of 69 during the first round at the APSU F&M Bank Intercollegiate Tournament... Played 24 rounds in nine events.

2009-10: Greg was a member of the team but sat out the year as a redshirt to continue to develop his all-around game.

HIGH SCHOOL: Greg was a two-sport standout during his high school career at Anderson County High School...he was selected team captain in two different sports at Anderson County High School. He led the golf team for coach Johnny Cox, and the 5-11 guard was also captain of the basketball team for coach Derrick Wallace...placed third in the district and second in the region during his junior year, before claiming third place at the TSSAA state championships while helping his team win the regional crown and take seventh place at the state level...as a senior, he placed first in the region and finished 12th in the state tournament individually, helping Anderson County to repeat at Region champions and finish second in the TSSAA state meet.

PERSONAL: Greg is the son of Greg Sr. and Kim Kitts...born April 5, 1991 in Caryville...full name is Gregory Caleb Kitts...majoring in exercise science.