Competed in 14 rounds over five tournaments...Shot a season-best 72 in the third round of the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate...Season-best three-round tournament score of 227 at the Big Blue Intercollegiate...Posted a 78.2 scoring average.
Competed in eight tournaments...Shot a season-best single-round score of 71 in his last round of the season...Also shot a season-best three-round score (219) in the last tournament of the season, the TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate.
Competed in nine of 11 tournaments on the season...Shot a one-under-par 215 at the Skyhawk Fall Classic, making him the only Saluki to shoot below par for a tournament...Finished in the top 15 in three tournaments, including finishing in a tie for eighth at the Frito Lay AT&T Intercollegiate...Led the team in two tournaments, finishing in a tie for 13th at the Skyhawk Fall Classic and a tie for eighth at the Frito Lay AT&T Intercollegiate.
2012 Springfield All-City tournament 2nd place
2013 Springfield All-City tournament 8th place
As a senior was the city and county winner...Regional and Sectional champion...Placed 6th in conference and 4th in state.
Majoring in business...Has one sister, Tiffany...Son of Mark and Ann Tate...Born December 20, 1991, in Springfield, Ill.
Q&A with George
Favorite place on campus: Football Stadium
Favorite course: Augusta National
Favorite club: 6 Iron
Favorite athlete: Usain Bolt
Favorite sports team: Baltimore Ravens
Favorite TV show: NCIS
Favorite Book: Secrets to Success
Favorite restaurant: Osaka
Favorite band: Gavin Degraw
Longest drive: It's still in the air
My dream foursome:Tiger Woods, Sam Snead, Arnold Palmer
What I've learned from Coach Newton: Believe in your talent
Actor I would want to play me in a movie about my life: Vince Vaughn
Best thing I cook in the kitchen: Chicken fettucini
Something most people don't know about me: Looking to get a doctorate in physical therapy
Secret talent: I can juggle golf balls with a golf club
One thing I've always dreamed about doing: Hearing a crowd roar after hitting a golf shot
What's in the Bag?
Driver: Titleist 910 D3 9.5
Woods: Titleist 910 F 3 wood 13.5, Exotics hybrid 18
Irons: Titleist HP2s with 6.0 Project X shafts 3-P, Vokey wedges 58, 54
Ball: Titleist Pro V1x