Participated in 12 tournaments, two as an individual ... in
A&M's lineup in nine of the last 11 tourneys ... scoring average was 73.00,
fifth-best on squad ... 15 par or better rounds, fourth best on squad ... finished
in the top 25 in all but three tournaments ... turned in a total score of par or
below six times ... recorded six top-20, four top-10 and two top-5 finishes ... 19
of 31 rounds (62 percent) counted toward team total ... won the HBU Men's
Intercollegiate (204, -9) as an individual in his first collegiate event in
October ... tied for 13th at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate (211, -2) in October
in Dallas, his first team event ... fired a 4-under 212 to place fifth at the
Amelia Island Intercollegiate in Florida in November ... opened the spring with
an eighth-place showing at the John Burns Intercollegiate (213, -3) in Hawai'i
... tied for 10th at The Woodlands All-American Intercollegiate (213, -3) in
April while playing as an individual ... 20th-place showings at both the Aggie
Invitational (228, +12) and the Big 12 Championship (301, +13) ... even-par 216
earned him a 21st place finish in February at the Wyoming Desert
Intercollegiate, held in California ... totaled six sub-70 rounds ... season (and
career) low round was 66 ... was the team's best driver in the regular season, hitting
fairways 75.9 percent of the time ... topped the squad in the regular season with
a 68.3 green in regulation percentage.
A four-year letterwinner for coach Trampas Wilson at Mansfield High School ... a two-time all-state, three-time all-region and three-time all-district selection ... ranked 76th nationally as a senior in the Polo Junior Golf Rankings ... led team to a third-place finish at the 2009 Class 5A state tournament, finishing fifth individually and earning team MVP and all-state honors ... finished 18th as a senior (2010) as Mansfield finished in fourth place ... team won district championship each of his last three seasons and the regional title in 2009 ... extensive success on the junior golf circuit, including victories at the 2008 Texas Junior Golf Tour (TJGT) Red River Challenge, where he fired an opening-round 63, a 12-shot victory at the 2008 TJGT Walnut Creek Junior and the 2009 AJGA Elbit Systems of America Open ... tied for third at the 2009 Arlington City Championship, earning the first alternate slot for the U.S. Amateur ... fired a 64 in the first round, which included 12 birdies.
Gregory Scott Yates II is the son of Scott and Robin Yates of Mansfield ... born May 26, 1991 in Arlington, Texas ... general studies major ... introduced to the game of golf at the age of three by his grandfather ... both parents attended Texas A&M (Class of ‘85) ... has had several other family members who’ve graduated from A&M, including Jennifer Patrick (aunt) ‘84, Sean Patrick (uncle) ‘83, Kenneth McDaniel (cousin) ‘83 and Charles McDaniel (cousin) ‘79 ... all-time favorite pro golfer is Fred Couples ... most memorable golf moment is shooting a 63 in the first round of the Red River Classic in 2008 ... ideal foursome would include his grandfather, Tom Watson and Bubba Watson ... favorite course is TPC Craig Ranch ... best course he’s played is TPC Sawgrass in 2009 ... also recruited by Texas Tech, Illinois, Georgia Tech, New Mexico and Oklahoma, among others.