Played 21 rounds as a sophomore, finishing with a 74.05 scoring average.
Tied for 18th at The Valspar Collegiate, shooting a 1-over 214.
Tied for 27th at the Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate, tying for 27th with a 4-over 220.
Tied his career low with a 70 in the second round in the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate.
Freshman Season (2016-17):
Competed in three tournaments, finishing with a 74.78 stroke average.
Played in the Jerry Pate Intercollegiate (+18), Querencia Cabo Collegiate (+9) and the Seminole Intercollegiate (+7).
Low round of the year was a 2-under 70 in the first round of the Seminole Intercollegiate on March 10, 2017.
Enjoyed a highly accomplished career at South Aiken High School.
Recorded back-to-back Southern Cross championships in 2015 and 2016 at his home course at the Palmetto Golf Club.
Put together a tremendous senior season which included winning Region5-AAAA as well as Lower State.
Two-time all-state selection in high school who won his regional title twice and a Lower State title four times.
Also won two state championships.
Committed to play for Florida State as a rising junior in the summer 2014.
Top-50 amateur golfer according to Golfweek.
Won two America Junior Golf Association events, finishing first at St. Francisville, La., in 2015 and winning the Junior All-Star Event at Eagle Ridge in 2012.
Also had five Top-5 finishes and eight Top 10s in AJGA events.
Honor Roll member all four years of high school.
All About Me:
Parents: Brian and Nancy Carter.
Major: Business Management.
How did you first start getting into golf? Because of my dad when I was a little kid.
What would you say is your greatest golf moment so far? When I shot 64 the last round of the Southern Cross and came back and won.
Who is your favorite professional golfer? Kevin Kisner. I’ve known him since I was little.
My favorite club in my bag is: Putter because I play well with it.
I chose to play for Florida State Men’s Golf because: I liked the coaches and the school.
What is something many people don’t know about you? I just started learning to play the guitar.
What is the best advice you have ever received? Stick to the process.
What music are you currently listening to? Country.
What shows are you currently watching? Last Man Standing and The Ranch.
What’s your favorite movie? American Sniper.
Outside of golf, what are some of your passions in life? Hunting and fishing.
What is the single greatest lesson golf has taught you? To be humble.
What are the top three things on your bucket list?
Go out west on a big hunting trip.
If you could be any superhero, which one would you be? Superman because I could fly and would be super strong.
What makes Florida State University a great place? The faculty and staff that help us every day.
Jake Carter By The Numbers
• Round: 70 (Seminole Intercollegiate, Spring 2017; Querencia Cabo Collegiate, Spring 2017; Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate, Fall 2017)
• Tournament: 214 (Valspar Collegiate; Spring 2018)
• Best Finish: T18 (Valspar Collegiate; Spring 2018)