AS A FRESHMAN AT GEORGIA IN 2008-09: Played in three of four events during the Fall, 2008 season for the Bulldogs … In nine rounds, posted a 74.56 stroke average and carded a low-round of even-par 70 … Best finish was a tie for 21st in the Brickyard Collegiate Championship in Macon, Ga., in October.
AS AN AMATEUR: Enjoyed a highly-decorated junior career, earning Rolex AJGA All-America honors in 2005, 2006 and 2007 … Advanced to the semifinals of the 2008 U.S. Amateur last summer, falling one win shy of a Masters Tournament berth … He suffered a 3 & 2 loss to eventual U.S. Amateur Champion Danny Lee -- the top-ranked amateur in the world -- last August at Pinehurst No. 2 … At the time of his signing with ASU in April, 2009, was ranked No. 40 in the world amateur rankings, including 13th among U.S. amateurs, according to Golfweek magazine.
HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of University High School in Baton Rouge, La. … Captured the 2006 Junior British Open and also qualified for the U.S. Amateur in 2007 … Led University High to state championships in both 2006 and 2007 and won state medalist honors in 2007 as well.
PERSONAL: Born August 5, 1990 in San Antonio, Texas … Full name is Patrick Nathaniel Reed … Son of Jeannette and Bill Reed … Has one sister, Hannah … Majoring in business … Prefers to spend his free time fishing, going to movies, golfing and hanging out with friends … Career goal is to play on the PGA Tour … Goal for the upcoming season is to be named Player-of-the-Year … Lists chicken as his favorite food … Considers Tiger Woods his favorite athlete … Person he admires the most is his dad … Lists advancing to the semifinals of the U.S. Amateur in the summer of 2008 as his greatest athletic thrill to date … Would choose Tiger Woods if he could switches places for a day with anyone in the world … Lists Never Back Down and Tin Cup as his favorite movies … Considers ESPN’s SportsCenter to be his favorite TV show … Prefers Dominican Republic as his favorite vacation spot … Lists football as his favorite sport other than golf … Would like to have dinner with Tiger Woods … Golf club preferences include Nike VR (irons), TaylorMade Kia Ma (putter) and TaylorMade R9 (driver) … First heard about the ASU men’s golf program from Jaguar head coach Josh Gregory … Lists Augusta National, Naples National and Sage Valley as the top three courses he has played … Considers Pebble Beach the top course he has yet to play … Ranks Sage Valley, Augusta National and Olympic Club as the hardest courses he has played … Considers Augusta National’s No. 4 and No. 7 as the hardest holes he’s played … Lists his favorite golfer as Tiger Woods and his favorite golf tournaments as the U.S. Amateur and the Western Amateur (at Conway Farms) … Dream foursome includes Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Tom Watson.