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Parker Reddig

Parker's Profile

(Updated June 2019)
Minneapolis, Minn.
high school
Shattuck-St. Mary’s

Sophomore Season (2018-19):

  • Competed in four tournaments as a sophomore, all in the spring season.
  • Tied for 22nd at the Seminole Intercollegiate, carding an even-par 216 (71-72-73).
  • Played in 11 rounds with an average score of 74.36.
  • Tied for 35th at the Sea Best Invitational (8-over 218).
  • Also played at the Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate and the Cabo Collegiate at Querencia.

Freshman Season (2017-18):

  • Played eight rounds in his first season, holding a scoring average of 73.88.
  • Earned his first Top 5 finish as a Seminole at the USA Individual Tournament, carding an even-par 213 to tie for fourth.
  • Recorded a 1-under 70 in his first collegiate round at the USA Individual Tournament, his lowest round of the year.
  • Also participated at the Seminole Intercollegiate and the one-day Southern Intercollegiate.

Before Florida State:

  • Earned victories in 2015 at The Deere Run Junior Classic and FCWT at Whistling Straits.
  • Put together eight Top-5 finishes in 2015, reflective of his ability and versatility on the course.
  • Had success on the Mid-American Junior Golf Tour.
  • Chose Florida State over Auburn, Minnesota, Illinois and Wake Forest.
  • Told Golfweek, “Everything at FSU from the academic and athletic support structure to the team chemistry was exactly what I have been looking for. I knew the first day I was on campus that it was the place for me.”
  • No. 97 player in the Golfweek/Sagarin Junior Rankings and No. 25 among the class of 2017.

All About Me:

  • Parents: Alison and Michael Reddig.
  • Major: Exploratory.
  • How did you first start getting into golf? My parents said the Golf Channel would help calm me down as an infant. I’ve played ever since I could walk.
  • What would you say is your greatest golf moment so far? Playing in the First Tee Open.
  • Who is your favorite professional golfer? Tiger – inspiration to the new generation of the game.
  • My favorite club in my bag is: 58 degree wedge. Always can rely on it to save me from trouble.
  • I chose to play for Florida State Men’s Golf because: I am positive everything this opportunity has to offer will help me become a better player.
  • What is something many people don’t know about you? Hardcore gamer.
  • What is the best advice you have ever received? Be yourself and don’t change who you are.
  • What music are you currently listening to? Everything.
  • What shows are you currently watching? Stranger Things.
  • What’s your favorite movie? Inception and Greatest Game Ever Played.
  • Outside of golf, what are some of your passions in life? Other sports and video games.
  • What is the single greatest lesson golf has taught you? Perseverance is key.
  • What are the top three things on your bucket list?
    • Golf on TV w/Dad on bag.
    • Play St. Andrews.
    • Attend a championship sports game.
  • If you could be any superhero, which one would you be? The Flash because running that fast would be exhilarating.
  • What makes Florida State University a great place? To me, it feels more like a home than a school.