NASHVILLE --- Head golf coach Parrish McGrath has added two players for the upcoming 2020-21 season. McGrath signed Mason Robinson (Tennessee Ridge, Tenn.) and Tyler Roller (Antioch, Tenn.).
Robinson comes to TSU after a successful prep career with three TSSAA State Championship appearances, while Roller comes with collegiate experience.
Roller enters as a junior transfer from Roane State Community College. The Antioch native opened his career at Maryville College.
The duo will join a squad with current Tiger freshmen Lane Hooper, Kamren James and Allen Stokes, along with sophomore John Stokes.
Seniors Landon Albert and Tyler Woods have the opportunity to return for a final season after the 2019-20 season was cut short by the stoppage of all athletics per the NCAA.
Tennessee Ridge, Tenn. | Houston County High School
- Played four seasons for coach Mike Madden
- Helped HCHS to District and Regional Championships during his first three seasons
- As a senior, guided squad to a 3rd place finish at Districts
- Carded six birdies as a junior at the 2018 Tennessee State Championship
- Tied for 30th in a field of 62, helping team to a fifth place finish
- Aided team with five birdies and a 44th place finish, to help team place fourth in the Small Class division at the 2017 Tennessee State Championship
- Helped HCHS to sixth place at the 2016 Tennessee Class A-AA Championship
- Scored the second lowest score for the Fighting Irish as a freshman at the state tournament
- Tallied four birdies while tying for 41st out of 72 golfers
- Worked with private instructor Paul Powers
- Played basketball during freshman and sophomore seasons
Antioch, Tenn. | Father Ryan High School
Maryville College | Roane State Community College
- Prepped for Christy Foreman and Greg Thomson at FRHS
- Played for Chris Griffin and Bo Harris at Roane State
- Finished sophomore season with a 76.9 average
- As a freshman, played under Ron Waters at Maryville College
- Played in three rounds for MC
- Worked with swing coach Brian Lackey out of the Golf Club of Tennessee
- Shot a 70 to take 1st place at the Ted Rhodes Sneds Tour Event as a junior
- Played football as a freshmen