In front, Johns Creek High School senior Hayden Poole signs his letter of intent as parents Jim and Kim and sister Courtney watch. In back are Assistant Principal Patrick Martin, golf coaches Craig Forney, Steve Sweigart and Luke Warren and Athletic Director Mike Cloy. (click for larger version)
March 05, 2014
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – Johns Creek High School senior Hayden Poole will be attending Georgia State University on a golf scholarship. Poole played baseball for 10 years, two of them at JCHS. Travel baseball and basketball were put on hold Poole's sophomore year due to an injury. During this time, he took up golf seriously and made the JCHS golf team in 2012 and 2013. He developed a passion for the game and received the following awards: 2012 winner at AAJGT Bradshaw Farms; 2013 winner at SJGT Sanctuary Cover; second place individually at 2013 state playoffs; Top 10 finisher at U.S. Jr. Amateur Qualifier; selected for junior USA Team 2014. Poole thanked his coaches, teammates, family, friends, River Pines and Standard Club golf courses for all of their support in his pursuit of collegiate golf.