Pioneer Focus: Nate Tarter

 

This week’s Pioneer Focus goes to senior golfer Nate Tarter for pacing his Pioneers to a team title among an eight-team field, at the Malone Fall Classic September 13 -14 at the Tannenhauf Golf Club in Alliance, Ohio.

Tarter has consistently shown strong efforts this early season, being one of the top golfers for his team.

Senior golfer Nate Tarter was also Malone athletic’s Athlete of the Week last week by his outstanding performance at the Malone Fall Classic. (Photo courtesy of Andy Smith)

Get to know the golfer from Mogadore, Ohio…

Q: Favorite fast food restaurant?

A: Chick-fil-a.

Q: Favorite Fall activity?

A: Golf, bonfires, watching football.

Q: Another sport you enjoy playing/watching?

A: Basketball and football.

Q: Celebrity look alike?

A: Not sure. I have been told I resemble a character on Blue Mountain State before.

Q: If you could have one super power, what would it be and why?

A: Flying, because it would be fun and could play golf a lot faster.

Q: Something most people do not know about you?

A: I have a fake tooth (implant).

Q: Favorite aspect of golf?

A: The mental grind every day to try and save a single shot.

Q: Favorite pre-game music?

A: Usually none but if any, probably Jason Mraz.

Q: Favorite YouTube video?

A: Anything funny or live music.

Q: Facebook or Twitter?

A: Twitter.

Q: Best and worst part of college athletics?

A: Best-camaraderie with teammates and competition. Worst-time crunch juggling school and sports.

Q: Where do you see yourself in ten years?

A: On the PGA tour.

Follow the golfer on Twitter @narter.

 

 Tina Oprean is the sports editor for The Aviso AVW.

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