Austin Langdale
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 170
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Townville, SC
High School: Pendleton
Experience: High School

Overall: Freshman who will have a chance to see immediate action for the Tigers...comes to Clemson after outstanding high school and junior career...showed he could compete with the college players when he won the Azalea Amateur this past March...three-time Anderson Independent Area Player of the Year...he won the award as a freshman, sophomore and junior and Carson Young won as a senior...high school teammate of Young at Pendleton High, just 15 miles from Clemson...grew up playing at Boscobel Country Club, one of the courses frequented by the Clemson golf he is very aware of the Clemson golf tradition... at the age of 18 already has five hole-in-one-shots...made his first one at Wescott Plantation in Charleston at the age of 11...had two more when he was 13 and 14, one at Saluda Valley and one at Pebble Creek...made one at Sage Valley in practice round with Cody Proveaux...Proveaux hit his tee shot to within a foot, then Langdale made his on the 160-yard hole.

Summer 2013: Won the Azalea Amateur on March 21-22, 2013 with scores of 66-69 for a seven-under par 135 total...finished 10th at the South Carolina Amateur at the conclusion of the summer with a 283 score, one under par...runner-up at the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley to Carson Young...event had 54 of the top junior players in the world...finished 10th at the South Carolina Amateur with a 283 score, one under par...had rounds of 67-71-73-72...gave Clemson signee class two top 10 finishes as Young won the event...finished fifth at his US Amateur qualifier with a 139 total, three under par...also played in the Palmetto Amateur, the Northeast Amateur and the Players Amateur so he saw some strong competition.

High School: Lettered six years...made all-region six years in a row...made state tournament all six years, state runner each of his last four years, two years to current Clemson teammate Cody Proveaux and two years to Carson Young...played for Tim Wood at Pendleton High School...helped team to State Championship in 2012 and runner-up position in 2013...finished in the top 15 at the Festival of Flowers three years in a row, he won the tournament in 2011.

Personal: Born November 10, 1994 in Anderson, SC...son of Aaron and Angie Langdale.

Langdale Personality Profile
Favorite Current Professional Golfer
: Phil Mickelson
Favorite Athlete Outside of Golf:
Chipper Jones
Favorite Clemson Golfer of All-time:
Jonathan Byrd
Favorite Course I have played:
Country Club of Charleston
Course I would like to play:
Augusta National
My Best Shot Ever:
Hole in one in a practice round for 2012 Junior Invitational at Sage Valley.  Playing with Cody Proveaux, who hit it to within a foot. Then I made it for an ace from 160 yards. We were playing under the lights also.
My best all-time round (score and where):
 63 at Boscobel. 28 on front nine and even on the back.
The Best Part of My Game is
: Iron game
My Favorite Club: Driver
The Part of the Game I Must Improve is: Putting
The Biggest influence on my golf career has been: My family and Todd Ellison my swing coach.
Favorite Hobby
: Fishing
My dream foursome includes myself and:
Arnold Palmer, Phil Mickelson, and Lee Trevin

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