Getting to know Greg Kitts



TEE TALK: Greg has solid swing fundamentals and is a consistent ball striker...has improved his scoring with tournament experience...straight hitter off the tee and in the fairway...gaining confidence in his game with each event...brings youthful enthusiasm...he was a two-sport athlete who showed leadership throughout high school...has strong leadership qualities and potential to impact the Golden Eagle golf program in upcoming seasons and help lead Tech to high finishes.

Greg played in all five of Tech's fall tournaments, totaling 14 rounds of golf...notched two top 10 finishes, first placing in a tie for ninth out of 80 golfers with a 74-72-72=218 at the Skyhawk Classic, then finishing two-under-par and placing sixth with a 69-71=140 at the Hummingbird Intercollegiate...shot a career-low round of 67 in the second round of the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate and went on to finish tied for 15th out of 92 golfers in the event...finished with a stroke average of 72.5, tied for best on the team...improved his 2010-11 average by more than three strokes.

PERSONAL: Greg is the son of Greg Sr. and Kim Kitts...born April 5, 1991 in Caryville...full name is Gregory Caleb Kitts...majoring in exercise science.




We asked Greg 16 questions, then posed the same 16 questions to two of his teammates to see how well they know him:

Greg Kitts' Answers Lee Maxwell's Answers Travis Ramsey's Answers
My nickname: Pooh Pooh Bear Terd Head
I can't believe I watch: Bachelor
Jersey Shore/Bachelor
Jersey Shore
The animal I resemble is: Tiger
Aardvark Bird
My sports hero is: Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods
Travis Ramsey
I can't stop listening to: Hootie and the Blowfish
Christina Aguilera's Genie in a Bottle
Britney Spears and N'Sync
If I could go anywhere, it would be: Hawaii
Banner Springs, Tenn.
Banner Springs, Tenn.
I'm dying to: Play professional golf
Be Travis Ramsey
Beat Travis at golf
The most overrated athlete is: Phil Mickelson
Rory Sabbatini
Phil Mickelson
In 10 years, I see myself: Married with kids on the PGA Tour
Playing in a rock 'n' roll band
Teaching school and having 10 kids with Anna
Favorite off day thing to do: Be with my girlfriend
Watch Jersey Shore re-runs Hang out with Travis
My favorite food: My girlfriend's spaghetti
Cotton candy
I miss most about home: Seeing my niece
Lagusta Country Club
Mom and Dad
Two words teammates use to describe me:
Outgoing and happy
Dedicated, motivated Terd head, my best friend
My favorite sports movie: The Greatest Game Ever Played
The Greatest Game Ever Played
The Greatest Game Ever Played
My favorite Tech team other than golf is: Basketball
Tennis Rifle

Answers in Bold Face are matches

Lee Maxwell and Travis Ramsey each had 3 1/2 correct matches.