|High School:||Oak Ridge|
TEE TALK: Mason owns a consistent swing and a
good short game...has plenty of tournament experience and a calm
demeanor on the course which will help him to produce low
scores...as his game matures with more and more college-level
competition, he will be a consistent performer for the Golden
Eagles throughout his career.
2011-12: Mason competed in all five tournaments during the fall season, totaling 14 rounds of golf...finished tied for 10th out of 92 golfers with a 68-72-72=212 at the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate in October...shot a career-low round of 68 in the first round at the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate...finished with a fall-season average of 74.1, lowering his 2010-11 average by a half-stroke.
2010-11: Mason played in nine tournaments and
posted a 74.7 stroke average...scored his low round of 70 in the
first round of the APSU F&M Bank Intercollegiate Tournament on
October 18, where he finished two-under par, recording a
70-73-71=214...his top finish was a tie for 4th place at the Big
Blue Classic on April 3-5, where he shot a 73-74=147...played 24
HIGH SCHOOL: Mason comes to Tech from Oak Ridge High School where he was a fixture on the golf team for coach Jody Wadell...as a junior, he finished second in the district and region tournaments for Oak Ridge, and went on to capture second place in the TSSAA state tournament...named the 2009 Player of the Year...has been selected to play in the Wiley Cup the past two years for the Roane/Anderson County team in competition against Knox County.
PERSONAL: The son of Chris and Suzanne Griffin...birthdate is May 20, 1992...full name is Mason Maxwell Griffin...majoring in engineering.