Men's Golf

    Ten Questions with Aaron Harrell

    Go Hoosiers! Junior Aaron Harrell played in the season-opening NCAA Central Regional Preview this fall.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Junior Aaron Harrell played in the season-opening NCAA Central Regional Preview this fall.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Jan. 4, 2006

    Indiana junior men's golfer Aaron Harrell became the first walk-on to see action in head coach Mike Mayer's eight-year tenure during the 2004-05 season. The Bedford, Ind., native played in five tournaments, including the Big Ten Championships and the NCAA East Regional, and carded a 75.40 scoring average. This fall, Harrell saw action in the season-opening NCAA Central Regional Preview (Sept. 12-13), where he carded a 234 total (76-78-80).

    Harrell recently sat down with IUHOOSIERS.com and answered some questions dealing with issues on and off the golf course.

    Why did you choose Indiana?
    I chose Indiana because of the environment the school has to offer.

    What is the top course you have played?
    There are two that come to mind - Victoria National (Newburgh, Ind.) and Pumpkin Ridge (North Plains, Ore.).

    If you had to choose one course, where would you want to play?
    I would want to play St. Andrews.

    What is your most memorable achievement on the course?
    Walking onto the Indiana golf team and the first time I played for the Indiana Hoosiers.

    If you could change one thing about your game, what would you change?
    I would make my game more than one-dimensional.

    Who is your favorite golfer?
    My favorite golfer is Fred Couples.

    What is the best thing about Bloomington?
    The best thing is the variety of entertainment.

    What are your favorite professional golf tournaments?
    My favorite PGA tournament is the World Golf Championship match play event.

    What words best describe Coach Mayer?
    Competitor, determined

     

     

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