Grant Sellers
Grant Sellers
Height: 5-10
Year: So.
Hometown: McBee, SC
High School: McBee HS
Major: Sports Management

FMU:  Returning letterman....Team 2018-19 MVP....Lone team member to play in all 11 tournaments in 2018-19....Team-best 75.10 stroke average....Only the second time in 12 seasons a freshmen has led the Patriots in scoring....Low round of 68 (at 2018 Camden Collegiate Invitational) among seven rounds of par of better....Four Top-25 finishes....Season-best showing of T-9th at 2018 Camden Collegiate Invitational....Inked during 2017 early signing period....Excited to have him here at Francis Marion....One of the top players in the state of South Carolina....Will be a great fit for the FMU team....Will be part of a young and explosive squad in 2018-19....Helps FMU get bigger and stronger so as to match what the modern golf game requires.

PERSONAL:

  • Born Grant Thomas Sellers in Florence, S.C.
  • Graduate of McBee High School, where he played for coaches Barry Brown and Pat Cook
  • The 2017 Class A individual state champion after shooting the lowest score in school history 70-69=139
  • Helped lead the Panthers to the 2017 Class A team title.
  • Two-time All-State selection
  • 2017 Class A Player of the Year
  • 3-time region Player of the Year
  • 4-time region individual champion
  • Winner of the 2017 Creed Junior Invitational
  • won the 2017 Farm Bureau Insurance Classic 3-Point Contest
  • Also lettered in basketball 
  • Nickname is G

PERSONAL FAVORITES:

  • As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: Professional Golfer
  • Favorite Superhero: Superman
  • Favorite Athlete: LeBron James
  • Favorite Sports Team: South Carolina Gamecocks
  • Favorite Movie or TV Show: Forrest Gump and Tombstone
  • Favorite Food: HCC Buffet
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Myrtle Beach
  • Your Motivation Music: Eminem
  • Favorite Thing About FMU: The campus
  • Favorite Off-Field Activity: Playing golf, spending time with family and girlfriend
  • Goals for Upcoming Season: Average par or better
  • Why you first chose your sport: When I first picked up a club, that was it; Almost like I was meant to play golf
  • The biggest mental challenge to you improving faster: Just to control my emotions
  • Interesting Notes: Played with the great Lee Elder and held the US Open trophy with Dustin Johnson
  • Brush With Greatness: 2017 Farm Bureau Insurance Classic 3-point champion

CAREER TOTALS:

Year      Rds         Strokes     Avg
2018-19 31 2328 75.10