COACH CARPENTER ON HAYNES: “Zach suffered a wrist injury last year but the problem was solved during the summer and he should be healed for the year. He has lots of potential and is capable of producing a good score. He works hard on his game."
2014-15: Played in 17 rounds, compiling a stroke average of 77.4...Low round of 72 came in the third round of the TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate on April 14...Best finish was 31st in the Frito Lay/All-State Intercollegiate on Feb. 23-24...Earned a spot on the OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll.
BEFORE UTM: Joined the Skyhawks after a successful career at Smyrna High School under head coach Mike Messerly...A left-handed golfer, Haynes was a three-time all-area selection by the Murfreesboro Daily News Journal, also earning the All-Sports Award from the newspaper in 2011 and 2012...Carded top-three finishes in three straight years in District 7-AAA play, including a first place finish in 2013...Also finished no lower than fourth place in three Region 4-AAA tournament appearances...A three-time TSSAA Class AAA state golf tournament participant from 2011-13, he earned a runner-up finish at state during his senior campaign...Playing at the WillowBrook Golf Course in Manchester, Tenn., he turned in an impressive score of 142 (71-71), falling in a tiebreaker on the second playoff hole...Finished in the top-10 in 20 of his 26 tournaments played during his senior season, including the Knoxville Junior Open on March 16-17 (second place out of nine golfers), the Chateau Elan Junior Shootout in Braselton, Ga. on April 6-7 (second place out of 56), the Tennessee State Open Qualifier in Murfreesboro on April 29 (tied for sixth place out of 40), the Tennessee Junior Amateur Qualifier in Smyrna on June 10 (tied for sixth place out of 58), the US Junior Amateur Qualifier in Murfreesboro on June 24 (fourth place out of 60) and the Tennessee Junior Amateur Championship in Cleveland on July 9-11 (fifth place out of 72).
PERSONAL: Born on Nov. 9, 1995...Son of Brian and Michelle Haynes...Has a younger sister, Brianna...Majoring in business management.
Year Rounds Strokes Avg. Low Best Finish
2014-15 17 1315 77.35 72 31
1 year 17 1315 77.35 72 31