Preston Tucker
Preston Tucker
Height: 5-10
Weight: 205
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.
High School: Walters State/Catholic HS
Major: Business Administration

2015-16: Played in 10 events where he posted a 76.7 scoring average in his 21.5 competitive rounds... Recorded three top-20 finishes, including twice in the top-10... Tied for ninth at the Pioneer Classic with rounds of 73-74=147... Tied for 10th place at the Verizon Walters State Invitational... Finished 16th at the Tusculum Fall Classic... GCAA All-America Scholar Athlete.

2014-15: Appeared in two events in his inaugural Tusculum campaign... Posted a 74.80 stroke average in his four competitive rounds... Posted a two-day score of 73-75=148 to finish 30th at the Tusculum Fall Classic... Tied for 39th place with 74-77=151 at the Tusculum Invitational.

Walters State: Posted a 77.13 scoring average during the 2013-14 campaign at the Morristown, Tenn. school... Coached by Tusculum Sports Hall of Famer Bill Gardner as the Senators won the 2014 NJCAA National Championship... Academic All-Region.

High School: Graduated from Knoxville Catholic High School... Coached by Adam Walker... Earned All-KIL second team honors with the Fighting Irish where he finished runner-up at the 2013 TSSAA Region Tournament... Tied for sixth at the AAJGT Event at Willow Creek and 13th at the Holston Hills Invitational.

Personal: Full name is Preston Ross Tucker... Born Nov. 23, 1994 in Knoxville, Tenn... Son of JackieTucker... Majoring in business administration... Hobbies: Long walks on the beach, yoga, watching Fox News... Community Service: Tusculum College Wetlands project volunteer... Favorite book: "50 Shades of Gray"; Favorite movie: "The Notebook"; Favorite musical artist: Beyonce; Favorite song: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun"; Favorite sports team: Tennessee Volunteers; Preston can't imagine a week without: Playing golf at Link Hills and Nolichucky View; Favorite athlete: Taylor Smith; Most thrilling moment in sports: Tennessee football's 1998 national championship... Advice to kids: "An apple a day keeps the doctor away"; Favorite food: Steak Burritos with extra queso; Favorite sport other than golf: Ping Pong; Person Preston most admires: Coach Bob Dibble; Toughest player Preston has ever played against: Taylor Smith; What people don't know about Preston: He has tried every item on the McDonald's Breakfast menu; When he was a kid, Preston tried to be like: President Bill Clinton.