Taylor Floyd
Taylor Floyd
Height: 6-1
Weight: 170
Year: Sr.-3L
Hometown: Macon, Ga.
High School: First Presbyterian

AS A SENIOR IN 2011-12: Has bounced back with a very strong senior season and established himself as ASU’s No. 1 golfer ... Voted the team MVP prior to regionals ... Was a finalist for ASU Male Student-Athlete of the Year among the Athletics Department ... Notched three top-10s and five top-25 finishes ... Tied for third in the Insperity Augusta State Invitational ... Played in the final group and fired an 11-under 205 (67-67-71) ... Had an eagle putt stop just shy of the hole for a tap-in birdie on the second team playoff hole against top-ranked Texas ... The pair of 67’s were his season low and matched his best effort as a collegian ... Finished fifth in the Charleston Shootout with a 4-under effort ... Tied for seventh at the General Hackler Championship ... Tied for 13th in the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate ... Ranked 84th on the U.S. Amateur list. SEASON LOWS: First Round: 67 (-5) at Insperity ASU Invitational … Second Round: 67 (-5) at Insperity ASU Invitational … Third Round: 69 (-2) at Royal Oaks Intercollegiate.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2010-11: Part of the Jaguars’ National Championship squad for the second consecutive season ... Played in six events, including four in the fall ... Ranked seventh on the squad in stroke avrage at 75.94 ... Went through a swing change and was eventually replaced in the lineup by senior Olle Bengtsson ... Best finish was a tie for 18th in the Brickyard Collegiate Championship in his hometown of Macon, Ga. ... Posted a season-low 1-over 217, including a pair of even-par 72’s in the first and third rounds ...  Playing as an individual, tied for sixth in the Jags’ home event, the Insperity Augusta State Invitational at Forest Hills Golf Club … SEASON LOWS: First Round: 72 (E) at Brickyard Collegiate Classic … Second Round: 72 (E) at General Hackler Championship … 72 (E) at Brickyard Collegiate Classic.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009-10: Helped lead the Jaguars to the program’s first National Championship ... Booked a 2-under 70 in the second round of the NCAA Championships at The Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tenn., just outside of Chattanooga ... Battled flu-like symptoms while tallying a 1-1-1 record in the match play portion of the NCAA Championships ... Lost 1-down to Georgia Tech’s Kyle Scott in the quarterfinals ... Defeated Florida State’s Wesley Graham 2-up in the semifinals ... Facing an eagle putt to take the lead, halved his championship match with Oklahoma State’s Trent Whitekiller on the par-5 17th hole after teammate Mitch Krywulycz had secured the winning point and clinched the National Championship for the Jaguars ... Was a constant in the Jaguar lineup for the second consecutive season … Played in all 12 events and logged a team-best 34 rounds ... Tallied five top-20 finishes, including one top five and a pair of top-10’s … Ranked fourth on the squad in stroke average during the regular season at 73.24 … Carded three rounds in the 60’s and 12 rounds of par or better ... Posted a season-low, tie for fifth in the Brickyard Collegiate Championship with a three-under 141 (71-70) ... Closed the fall season with a tie for eight in the Gifford Collegiate Championship with a five-under 211 (67-72-72) ... Registered three top-20 finishes in five events in the spring ... Tied for 18th in the Seahawk Intercollegiate and followed with a tie for 10th in the General Hackler Championship ... Tied for 20th in the Jags’ home event -- the Administaff ASU Invitational -- at 4-under 212, including a second-round, five-under 67 ... Tied for 28th at eight-over 224 (76-74-74) in the NCAA Regional in San Diego … SEASON LOWS: First Round: 67 (-5) at Gifford Collegiate Championship … Second Round: 67 (-5) at Administaff ASU Invitational … Third Round: 71 (E) at Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008-09: Made an immediate and significant impact in first year in program … Cracked the lineup in seven of 10 regular-season events … Ranked third on the squad in stroke average at 72.32 … Finished in the top 40 in seven of eight events … Recorded six rounds in the 60’s and 10 rounds of par or better … Burst on the national scene with a victory in the Jags’ home event, the Administaff ASU Invitational, on April 5 … Fired  a 14-under 202 over three rounds (68-67-67) at Forest Hills Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. … Tied for fourth in the Schenkel E-Z-GO Invitational at Forest Heights Country Club in Statesboro, Ga. … Fired a two-under 70 in collegiate debut on Sept. 8 in Scenic City Invitational at Council Fire Golf Club in Chattanooga, Tenn. … SEASON LOWS: First Round: 68 (-4) at Administaff ASU Invitational … Second Round: 67 (-5) at Administaff ASU Invitational … Third Round: 67 (-5) at Administaff ASU Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned five letters for First Presbyterian Day School in Macon, Ga. … Played for coach Phillip McElroy … A three-time GISA Class AAA All-State selection and a four-time Region 2-AAA All-Region selection.

PERSONAL: Born January 26, 1990 in Macon, Ga. ... Full name is Taylor Lee Floyd ... Son of Kay and Rusty Floyd ... Majoring in Business ... Favorite athlete is Kimbo Slice … Lists for the team to finish well in the NCAA Championships as his goals for the upcoming season … Would like to switch places for a day with Lil’ Wayne ... Lists being a professional athlete as his career goal … Favorite TV show is Family Guy ... Favorite movies are V for Vendetta and The Boondock Saints … Favorite vacation spot is the beach ... Lists Will Smith as his favorite actor … Favorite sport other than golf is football ... If he could be any character in a movie, he’d play Bruce Wayne in Batman … Favorite musical artist/group is Lil’ Wayne … Considers Ocean Forest the hardest course he’s played ... Lists Boo Weekley as his favorite golfer ... Considers his favorite golf tournament to be the Masters.

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