Tyler Kertson
Tyler Kertson
Height: 6-1
Weight: 165
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Paradise Valley, Ariz.
High School: Brophy College Prep

HIGH SCHOOL: Captain and No. 1 as a senior ... third place in state as a senior ... qualified for Waste Management Phoenix Open ... advanced to U.S. Open sectional qualifier with a round of 67 ... won 2013 Southwest Section PGA Ping Junior Open ... fourth place in state as a junior ... as a junior led team to first place in state and first place in the Brophy Invitational ... qualified for 2012 Junior Worlds ... qualified for 2012 U.S. Jr. Amateur ... qualified for Junior PGA Championship ... won 2012 Phoenix Metro Junior Championship ... placed third at the Arizona Stroke Play Championship ... four AJGA top-10 finishes.

PERSONAL: Parents Scott and Sima ... one brother ... coached by Jon Shores ... majoring in Economics ... enjoys watching sports, wakeboarding, snowboarding, basketball, ping pong, and working out ... played lacrosse freshman year in high school ... National Honors Society ... did 90 hours of community service throughout high school.