LSU Gold
Benton, La.
High School
Benton HS

SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll Honoree (2020, 2021, 2022)
2018-19 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

Took part in two events during the 2021-22 season, averaging 79.00 … Participated in The Prestige (2/21-23) and the Louisiana Classics (3/14-15) … Best round of 74 … Career average for 33 rounds, 77.00 … 7 career rounds of par or under … Posted a career low round of 63 during the 2019-20.

Played in two tournaments … finished 87th at the LSU Invitational … finished 81st at The Collegiate Invitational.

Shot LSU school record single round total of 9-under 63 during round two of the David Toms Intercollegiate … won his first career collegiate tournament with a three-round total of 17-under 199 at the David Toms Intercollegiate … fired rounds of 68-63-68 to claim medalist honors at David Toms Intercollegiate … the 17-under 199 matched the LSU school record for a score in relation to par for a three round tournament … placed tied for 26th at the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational with a three-round score of 3-over 219 (71-71-77) … finished tied for 29th at the Mea Kahana Ind. tournament in Phoenix with a score of 19-over 235 … placed T66 at the Inverness Intercollegiate with a 18-over 231 (76-81-74) … placed 67th at the Southwestern Invitational … tied for 17th at The Prestige individual tournament with a 1-over 217 … 9 of his 12 rounds counted towards LSU’s team score … had a team high three eagles on the season … strung together five consecutive rounds of under par play that he cumulatively added up to 19-under par during the stretch … had six rounds of even par or better on the season … averaged 74.56 strokes per round.

Took part in the David Toms Intercollegiate … finished in a tie for 48th place in his first collegiate tournament with a 15-over 231 … Lowest round was a 71 (-1) in the second round.

One of the top junior golfers in the state of Louisiana in the Class of 2018 … Helped lead Benton to its seventh DII state title in school history in 2018 … Crowned a tournament champion as a member of the American Junior Golf Association for the first time in January 2016 with a win at the AJGA’s EaglesDream Golf Academy Junior Championship held at Timacuan Golf & Country Club in Lake Mary, Florida … Fired a winning score of even-par 144 to take home the AJGA crown, including a 1-under 71 in the final round … Cracked the Top 10 of the leaderboard eight times in his AJGA career … Has earned a pair of top-10 finishes in AJGA events during the 2017 season, including a tie for seventh place at the AJGA Junior at The Legends and a fifth-place finish at the Lockton Kansas City Junior in back-to-back weeks in July … Also claimed top-20 finishes at the Under Armour Hunter Mahan Championship and St. Francisville Area Foundation Junior at The Bluffs during the 2017 season … A member of two state championship teams while teeing it up for Benton High School during his prep career … Crowned an individual state champion for the first time in his high school career as a sophomore in 2016 when he shared medalist honors at the 2016 Louisiana High School Athletic Association Division II State Championships with a score of 8-under par 136, including rounds of 3-under 69 and 5-under 67 … Junior season in 2017 was highlighted by being named the Shreveport Times Best of Preps Golfer of the Year … Also captured the Northwest Louisiana High School Championship in 2017.

Full name is Hayden Michael White … Born on Feb. 2, 2000 … Parents are John and Tanya White … Has one younger sister, Mary Madison … Father played baseball at Centenary College during his collegiate career … Both grandfathers, J.F. White, Jr. and Buddy Hearne, played baseball at Louisiana Tech, while Hearne also played football while in college … Uncle, Chris White, ran cross country and track at Louisiana Tech … Mother graduated from LSU-Shreveport … A lifelong LSU fan who is an honor student at Benton High School … Boasts a 4.0 grade-point average during his prep career while a member of the National Honor Society … Speaks to groups while representing Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) and Fit For Life in Bossier Parish Schools … Serves as a Gold Jacket Ambassador … Has raised money for St. Jude Children’s Hospital since 2008 in honor of family friend Carson Braun … Plans to major in business at LSU.

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