Harrison Florence
Harrison Florence

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Roswell, Ga.

High School:
Roswell



SPRING 2014: Played 15 rounds during the spring for 1157 strokes ... finished with a 77.13 scoring average ... tied for 11th of 45 at the Gary Freeman invitational in two rounds 77-74--151 (+7) ... tied for 16th at the Patriot League Championships with a 77-74-76 (+17) ... Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

FALL 2013: Played six rounds during the fall ... finished with a scoring average of 74.17 ... tied for 20th at the Colgate Invitational with a 76-75-76--227 (+11) ... competed at the Stars & Stripes Invitational ... shot a season-low round of 70 over the final 18 holes ... teamed with Marcus Plunkett to win his four-ball match versus Navy, 3 and 1.

SPRING 2013:
Competed in six tournaments ... named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... placed 22nd at the Last Chance Classic at West Point Golf Course with rounds of 89-78--167 ... competed at the Patriot League Championships and helped Army finish third with rounds of 86-76-85--247 ... tied for 29th at the Gary Freeman Invitational with scores of 82-79-76--237 ... tied for 48th at the Wildcat Invitational with scores of 79-76-82--237 ... finished 50th at the Triumph at Pauma Valley after shooting 84-85-82--251 ... tied for 56th at the Lafayette Invitational shooting 81-79--160.

FALL 2012:
Competed in one tournament and both dual matches ... won a point in all four of his matches ... posted 1-up win over David Hall of Navy ... teamed with Matt Philie for a 2&1 four-ball match to help Black Knights beat Navy, 8.5.-2.5 ... was paired with Philie for 3&1 victory against Columbia ... cruised to a 5&3 win over John Davenport to help Army dispatch Columbia, 7-4 ... competed in the Service Academy Classic ... shot 75-79-79--233 to finish tied for 16th at Trump National in Colts Neck, N.J. to help Black Knights share team title.

MISC:
Born in Atlanta, Ga. ... now calls Roswell, Ga., home ... 2012 graduate of Roswell High School ... three-time golf letter winner ... named Male Athlete of the Week for Roswell in May 2010 ... twice helped team to Region 6 AAAAA runner-up finishes ... contributed to team's top-10 state finish his senior season ... Vice President of the National Honor Society ... participated in the Beta Club ... was a Rotary Club Student of the Month ... son of Scott and Shan Florence ... has two siblings, Mitchell and Jordan ... Harrison is first member of his family to embark on military career ... earned a roster spot after initially serving as team manager ... junior academically ... freshman eligibility ... has completed a marathon ... competed for the West Point club racquetball team ... won a Men's 3 Doubles National Championship ... majoring in Economics.

Getting To Know Harrison Florence
I chose West Point because?
I wanted to attend an institution that would challenge me and develop me as a person and a leader. I chose West Point for the outstanding academics as well as the character development aspect of the academy.
What makes Army golf so special? Everyone on the team brings their own unique personality to the table. The diversity and differing backgrounds allows each of us to learn something from each other.
Before every round I? I finish my warm-up on the putting green with my two-ball putter. "Two-ball, two putt, too easy."
The longest drive I ever hit was? As the great Matt "Steak" Philie says, "Drive for show, Putt for dough."
If I could play only one club it would be? 9 iron
I chose my major because? I enjoy learning about the effects of personal choices on the country as a whole. What each consumer decides has the ability to change the policies of an entire nation.
My dream foursome includes? Myself, my dad, Tiger Woods, and John F. Kennedy
I am most looking forward to playing? The Army-Navy match. There's nothing like the Army-Navy rivalry and I'm looking forward to playing in the famous Ryder Cup format against the middies.
Favorite course to play on the Simulator? St. Andrews because I think that's the only one I've ever played.
In 20 years I will be? Retired from the Army, living on a lake and water skiing on glassy water every morning.

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