JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 7, 2014) -- Leading up to this weekend's Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate, the ETSU men‘s golf team will be featured in a "Getting to Know" segment on ETSUBucs.com.
Our second golfer to be featured is junior Chris Hickman (Centreville, Md.). Hickman enjoyed a successful 2014 summer tour as he won the Delaware State Golf Association Amateur Championship, Delaware Open and Eastern Amateur. Hickman won the Eastern Amateur with a record-breaking score of 22-under-par 258, while also setting 18, 36, 54, and 72-hole scoring records. He also claimed the 2014 Delaware Open title with a 13-under-par 200 (69-66-65) en route to winning by five strokes. Hickman began the summer tri-fecta by winning the Delaware State Golf Association Amateur Championship. The Buccaneer golfer carded a 3-under-par 281 to be the only player in red figures for the tournament. Hickman also finished 18th in the Porter Cup with a final round of 66.
Getting to Know Chris Hickman...
Academic Major: History
Favorite Song: “I Will Never Let You Down” by Rita Ora
Favorite Actor: Emma Watson
Favorite Book: "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"
Favorite Movie: "Midnight in Paris"
Favorite TV show: “Game of Thrones”
Favorite Food: Salmon
Favorite Sports Moment: Tiger’s putt to tie Rocco at 2008 U.S. Open
Favorite Quote: "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” -- Eleanor Roosevelt
Favorite Athlete: Novak Djokovic
Favorite Subject in School: History
Favorite Vacation Spot: Paris
What‘s the number one thing on your bucket list: Visit Rome and Athens
What is one thing you can‘t live without and why: Food (Subway, cause it’s amazing)
If you could be one person for a day, who would it be? Myself
If you weren‘t playing men's golf, what sport would you play: Tennis
Do you have a pregame tradition: I listen to music and stretch
Why did you choose ETSU: I came to ETSU because of its golf facility, travel schedule and Coach Warren.
What does it mean to play golf for the Buccaneers: It’s an honor and privilege to play golf at ETSU.
What are your plans after graduation: To turn pro
What‘s one thing people don‘t know about you: I am secretly a good skateboarder
What‘s your favorite thing to do in the off season: To take a “nothing” vacation … A few days where I do nothing except watch TV and do whatever I feel like doing.
The first round of the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate gets underway Friday morning at the Blackthorn Club.
For more information on Buccaneer men’s golf, visit ETSUBucs.com.