LSU Gold
Shreveport, La.
High School
C.E. Byrd HS

3x SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll (2018, 2019, 2020)
2017 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Did not compete.

Made two appearances at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate and the David Toms Intercollegiate … Has posted an average score of 74.67 … Best finish was a tie for 55th at the David Toms Intercollegiate with a 16-over 232 … Shot a 216 (+6) at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate to finish in a tie for 61st place.

Competed in three tournaments with a stroke average of 76.00 … best finish of the season came at the David Toms Intercollegiate with a 6-over par 150 (78-72) to tie for 22nd … represented the Tigers at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate and Ka’anapali Collegiate Classic.

Featured in three tournaments for the Tigers as a true freshman in 2016-17 … Earned his first career top-20 finish at LSU’s Tiger Classic during the 2017 spring season as he placed 14th overall with a final score of 8-over par 152 … Opened the Tiger Classic with a season-low round of even-par 72 in the first round at the University Club in Baton Rouge … Finished 40th in his collegiate debut at the David Toms Intercollegiate during the fall season while posting a final score of 16-over 232 … Tied for 65th place at the Louisiana Classics while playing as an individual … Recorded a 54-hole score of 17-over 233 at Oakbourne Country Club while playing the Louisiana Classics, including a 2-over 74 in the second round … Finished the season with a 77.13 scoring average in eight rounds played for the Tigers … Recognized for his academic performance as a member of the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll following the season … Earned his first varsity letter.

One of the top recruits in the state of Louisiana in the Class of 2016 … Cemented his position as one of the state’s top junior golfers by capturing the Louisiana High School Athletics Association Division I State Championship with a brilliant performance at The Farm d’Allie in Carencro … Crowned the LHSAA Division I State Champion with an 11-shot victory as the only player in the field to finish under par in the 36-hole event … Fired rounds of 5-under par 67 in the first round and 4-under par 68 in the second round to finish at 9-under par and win the state title … Guided C.E. Byrd High School to its third-straight LHSAA Division I team state crown with his performance … Placed fourth individually at the state tournament to highlight his junior season with his high school team … Also earned individual finishes of seventh place as a freshman in 2013 and 24th place as a sophomore in 2014 at the Division I state tournament … Crowned the district and regional individual champion as a freshman in 2013 … Finished runner-up at the district tournament in 2014 and regional tournament in 2015 … Tied for third place individually at the 2015 Louisiana Golf Association Junior Amateur Championship held at Carter Plantation in Springfield … Fired a 36-hole score of 3-under par 141 during the event, including rounds of 2-under 70 in the first round and 1-under 71 in the second round … Earned his best finish in four appearances at the LGA Junior Amateur Championship following finishes of 35th place in 2012, 16th place in 2013 and 18th place in 2014 … A two-time winner as a member of the Arrowhead Junior Golf Tour with victories at Sherwood Forest in 2012 and The Island in 2014 … Earned his first career top-10 finish while competing in the American Junior Golf Association by tying for eighth place 2013 Arrowhead AJGA Junior at The Bluffs in St. Francisville, Louisiana … Also earned three other top-20 finishes at the Arrowhead AJGA Junior at The Bluffs (T12) and AJGA St. Louis Junior (T17) in 2014 and St. Francisville Area Foundation at The Bluffs (T12) in 2015 … Competed in the 2015 Junior PGA Championship held at Miramont Country Club in Bryan, Texas … Carded scores of 75 and 71 for his opening two rounds at the Junior PGA Championship in the summer of 2015 … Also competed as a member of the West squad at the Louisiana Junior Cup in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Full name is Carter Phillip Toms … Born on July 29, 1997 … Parents are David and Sonya Toms … Has a younger sister named Anna … Father, David, was a three-time All-American, three-time First-Team All-SEC performer and two-time SEC Player of the Year at LSU from 1985-89 … Father is also a 13-time PGA TOUR winner and 2001 PGA Champion during a decorated professional career … An honor student at C.E. Byrd High School while maintaining a 3.85 grade-point average during his prep career … Member of the National Honor Society … Ranked No. 50 in his senior class of 500 students at C.E. Byrd High School … Chosen by the faculty to be on his school’s Student Advisory Council all four years of high school … A member of the Byrd’s Student Council, Hive Leader for the student section at football and basketball games, Flag Runner for the football team as a junior and senior and secretary of the school’s Key Club service organization … Staff member of High Life, Byrd’s student newspaper, serving as the sports editor during his senior year … Plans to major in petroleum engineering at LSU.

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