Pioneer Focus: Connor McCaulley

 

PEDIGREE: This week’s Pioneer Focus goes to junior Connor McCaulley for his strong play for Pioneer golf in its annual Malone Fall Classic at the Tannenhauf Golf Course in Alliance, Ohio.

Playing in his first tournament on the Pioneers “A” squad, McCaulley surely didn’t disappoint as he won medalist honors at the two-day event by being the only player in the field to break par. He shot a scorching six-under par 138 (70-68) on the par-72 6,694 yard layout.

In the process of winning his first collegiate tournament he also was able to lead the Pioneers to the decisive 41 stroke victory over second place Walsh University (578-619).

Get to know the junior from Stow Connor McCaulley…

Junior Connor McCaulley strikes his approach shot into the green at the Malone Invitational in spring of 2012. McCaulley recently led the Pioneers to victory in its first tournament of the year by winning his first tourney as an “A” squad member. (Photo courtesy of Andy Smith)

Q: Favorite food?

A: Chicken burrito from Chipotle

Q: In the next five years who wins more, Tiger or Rory?

A: Rory

Q: Favorite athlete?

A: Kyrie Irving

Q: Favorite aspect of your sport?

A: Driving the golf ball.

Q: If you could have one song be the theme song to your life, which would it be?

A: “Life is a Highway” by Rascall Flats

Q: Favorite fast food outlet?

A: Chipotle

Q: Best and worst part of college athletics?

A: Best- Competing with the best athletes in your sport. Worst- Having to drive 45 minutes to practice.

Q: Least favorite rule at Malone?

A: Not being allowed to take food out of the cafeteria.

Q: What did you do this summer?

A: Played a lot of golf and worked.

Q: Favorite tournament of the year?

A: The Masters

Chris Sherwood is sports editor for The Aviso AVW.

 

 

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