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Tyler Carson
  Tyler Carson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Monkey Island, Okla.

High School:
Grove High School

Last College:
Oral Roberts

Height:
5-10

Experience:
1L


Tulsa -- Has played in six career tournaments . . . had his best tournament finish in the 2004 fall campaign with a 43rd place performance at the Franklin Street Partners Invitational . . . joined the Hurricane in January 2003 . . . transferred from Oral Roberts.

2004-05 -- Played in just one tournament . . . finished in 43rd place at the Franklin Street Partners Invitational . . . had a 77.7 stroke average in three rounds.

2004-05 -- Red-shirted during the season.

2003-04 -- Did not participate during the season.

2002-03 -- Played in five tournaments during spring season . . . participated in his first tournament at the Ping Arizona Intercollegiate . . . placed 83rd overall at the Ping event, but in his second tournament finished in 54th place.

Other -- Finished in a tie for fourth place at the Oklahoma State Amateur Stroke Play Championship in 2004 . . . placed first at the 2004 Loma Linda Invitational with a one-under par score of 141 . . . was crowned the Oklahoma Junior State Amateur Champion in 1999 . . . was a four-time first-team all-conference performer at Grove High School . . . posted 12 high school individual wins . . . earned all-state honors in 2001, while also placing as the runner-up at the state tournament . . . was a 2001 FCWT High School All-American . . . placed second at the FCWT National Championship in 2002.

Personal -- Majoring in public relations with a minor in marketing . . . began playing golf at age 7 . . . favorite PGA golfer is Phil Mickelson . . . made a hole-in-one on Hole #3 at the Shangri-La Country Club course in Oklahoma as a seventeen-year-old . . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . his father, Tim, and uncle, Ron, played basketball at Tulsa . . . parents are Tim and Leta Carson.