Player Profile – Cyrus Turner

Cyrus Turner

Cyrus Turner is a 17 year old golfer in his senior year at St. Andrews High School in Austin.  He took up golf in earnest in the 6th grade. He has played in several high level junior tournaments. This past summer he placed 2nd at the Tyler Rose Invitational on the Texas Junior Golf Tour (3 under par on a two day tournament at Eagles Bluff).

FullSizeRenderHe played in three AJGA tournaments In the summer of 2015, getting 12th at The Woodlands, and 18th at both San Antonio TPC, and The Bob Estes Tournament in Abilene.

On the Texas Legends Junior Tour in 2015 he placed 12th at the George Hannon Invitational at Spanish Oaks. He was 11th at the U.S. Junior Amateur Qualifier at Houston. He placed19th at the 2014 Firecracker Open (3 under par), and he placed 11th at the 2015 Firecracker Open (5 under par). He placed 2nd at the 2015 Bluebonnet Cup (6 under par).

His lowest round is a 61 at Lions in June, 2014, which tied the course record at the time.

Cyrus is in the process of deciding where to go to college. He loves playing music. He had his own band called Vermillionaire and they play every Thursday night at Darwins Pub in Austin. Cyrus plays guitar in that band, and he plays drums in his father’s band. He is a songwriter and vocalist as well, and in 2015 Vermillionaire released their own 11 song original album. His other interests include spending time with his girlfriend, fishing, and laughing.

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Golf Austin is interested in telling your story.   This posting is an example of how it works.  Cyrus came to our attention as a promising young player in our golfing community.  We invited a friend to create a short player profile and provide us with a photo.  As we say, send us a photo and a paragraph and we will publish it.

The objective here is not to highlight only the good players among us but to tell the story of people in our golfing community, young, old, good or poor players.  Everyone has a story.  In telling these stories, a greater sense of community is created.  If you read our mission statement you will find this to be one of our primary objectives at Golf Austin.

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