Blayne Barber

Now a sophomore at Auburn University, Blayne Barber is ranked No. 9 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking. He was named to the Golf Coaches Association of America All-America second team as a freshman thanks to nine top-10 finishes. Barber tied for seventh at last year’s NCAA Championship at Inverness Club in Toledo, Oh., and is the reigning Florida State Amateur champion, a title he won by nine shots.

Name: Blayne Barber.
Birthdate: 12/25/1989.
Birthplace
: Tallahassee, Fla.


Favorite Food:  Anything Mexican or Italian.
On My iPod:  A little of everything but mainly Christian music.
Favorite Movie(s):  “7 Pounds,” “Inside Man,” “Madagascar,” “Kicking and Screaming.”
Hidden Talent:  I can juggle pretty well.
Biggest Fear:  Failure.
Favorite Course:  Inverness Club in Ohio.
Dream Foursome:  Me, my Dad, and my brothers Shayne and Jayce.
Favorite Golfer Alive/Deceased
:  Trevor Immelman/Ben Hogan.
Words To Live By
:  Anything in the Bible.
Best Golf Tip
:  Play your own game.
Shot I Love To Practice:  Knockdown 7-iron working it everyway possible.
Needs Improvement:  Inside 100 yards.
Favorite Club
:  Putter.
Ball Marker:  1964 Quarter.
Superstitions
:  I’m not really superstitious but I always mark my ball with the quarter heads up, and I start the round with seven tees in my pocket.
Holes-in-One:  3.
Age You First Broke 70:  13.
Lowest Round Ever:  61.
Love To Trade Places With
:  I can’t really think of anybody. I’m pretty pleased with who God has made me.
Favorite Non-Golf Athlete:  Tim Tebow.


What’s In The Bag
:
DRIVER: Titleist 909 D2 9.5 with YS6 stiff shaft, 3WOOD: Titleist 909 F2 15.5 with YS7 x-stiff shaft, HYBRID: Titleist 909 H 19 degree with Proforce V2 stiff shaft, IRONS: Titleist AP2 4-PW with True Temper Dynamic Gold stiff shafts, WEDGES: Titleist Vokey Spin Milled 52, 56, 60 degree,  PUTTER: Scotty Cameron Prototype.

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