Overview: Red-shirt sophomore who won the Festival of Flowers Amateur in Greenwood, SC in summer of 2012 and 2013…in his third year at Clemson, he sat out the 2012-13 academic year….brother of former Clemson All-American Corbin Mills.
Summer of 2014: played in the Palmetto Amateur, the Monroe Amateur, the Rice players and US Amateur qualifier…had consistent 222 performance at Palmetto Amateur with scores of 75-73-74…had summer best even par 70 in third round at the Monroe in June…had a final round 71 at the Rice Planters.
In 2013-14: Did not play
Summer 2013: Had active summer…started the year at the Azalea Amateur March 21-22 and finished 65th with 152 score…finished sixth at US Open Local Qualifier on May 6…finished 72nd at Monroe Amateur, then shot 146 at Public Links Qualifier at Furman…finished eighth in that field…won Festival of Flowers for second straight year with 136 total…eight under par for the 36 holes, he had rounds of 69067…finished 45th at South Carolina Amateur with 293 score.
In 2012-13: Red-shirted the season.
Summer 2012: Won the Festival of Flowers Amateur in Greenwood with scores of 69-70…birdied three of the last four holes to win the event…that was his first major amateur event outside of junior play…finished eighth at his South Carolina Amateur qualifier with a pair of 70s…then played in the South Carolina Amateur and shot 152 for his two rounds.
High School: Region 4A all-conference three times…played his high school golf for Fran Campbell at Wren High in Easley…Wren team finished fifth at the 4A State Championship in 2012…all-region by Anderson Independent for 2012…finished third at the Jimmy Self and fourth at The Blade in the summer of 2011…had ninth-place finish at Donald Ross Junior tournament in 2011 played at Pinehurst #4 and #5…born 12/22/94 in Greenville, SC…studying marketing at Clemson.
Parker Mills Personality Profile
Favorite Professional Golfer: Jason Dufner
Favorite Athlete Outside of Golf: Kevin Durant
Favorite Clemson Golfer of All-time: Corbin Mills
Favorite Course I have played: Mountain Top Golf and Lake Club
Course I would like to play: Augusta National
All-time Low Round: 62
Best Part of my game: Short game
Need to Improve on: driving
My best club is a: pitching wedge
My dream foursome is myself and: My Grandpa, my Dad, and my Brother
Who has had the most influence on your athletic career: My Brother, Corbin
What is your favorite hobby: Basketball
When I finish my playing career I would like to: Play professional Golf