Mitchell Vance
Mitchell Vance
Height: 5-9
Weight: 130
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Hartsville, SC
High School: Hartsville HS
Major: Marketing

FMU: First-year player at FMU....Really excited about his signing....Always looking to sign the top players in the Pee Dee region and he’s started to put up great numbers and prove he belongs.....Going to be a great fit for the FMU team and university....Looking forward to his future.....Former high school teammate of Patriot golfer Justin Prozzi.

PERSONAL:

  • Born Mitchell Tyler Vance in Hartsville, SC
  • A graduate of Hartsville High School, where he played under the direction of coach David Coker
  • Finished second in the region as a senior
  • As a junior, tied for 11th at the South Carolina High School League’s AAAA State Tournament, finishing one stroke behind now FMU teammate Grainger Howle
  • Posted a nine-hole scoring average of 39 and an 18-hole average of 76 as a junior
  • Ranked 36th by the South Carolina Junior Golf Association during the 2018 fall
  • An A/B Honor Roll student
  • Member of the National Beta Club
  • Won the NJGT National Championship and the SCGA Left-Handers Championship
  • Nickname is Big Mitch

PERSONAL FAVORITIES:

  • As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: Professional athlete
  • Favorite Superhero: Spiderman
  • Favorite Athlete: Tiger Woods and Lebron James
  • Favorite Sports Team: Los Angeles Lakers
  • Favorite Movie or TV Show: Sportscenter
  • Favorite Food: Bacon 
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: The Beach  
  • Twitter Handle: @mvance2001
  • Instagram Account: mtv_10 
  • Your Motivation Music: All Drake songs 
  • Favorite Thing About FMU: Playing golf at Florence Country Club  
  • Favorite Off-Field Activity: Studying 
  • Goals for Upcoming Season: Win a tournament 
  • Why you first chose your sport: Wanted to try something new
  • The biggest mental challenge to you improving faster: Understanding it would take lots of time and effort to get better
  • Interesting Notes: I won the NJGT National Championship, the SCGA Left-Handers Championship, and I finished second in region my senior year
  • Brush With Greatness:  I have won over 500 games of Fortnite