2017 & 2018 Shreveport Times Best of Preps Golfer of the Year
2018 LHSAA Division II State Champion
2016 LHSAA Division II State Co-Champion
2016 AJGA EaglesDream Golf Academy Junior Champion
PRIOR TO LSU
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.