Athlete of the Week: Holden Scribner, Troy High School

Holden Scribner

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Holden Scribner

Name: Holden Scribner

School: Troy

Grade: Junior

Age: 16

Sport: Golf

Claim to fame/honors: Varsity golfer since freshman season; medalist at Christoff Memorial in field of 95 golfers; tied for first at Greenville Invitational, 3rd overall GWOC average.

Words you live by: Never stop

Toughest opponent: Probably Butler. They’ve been our rival for the last 3 years for the GWOC North title.

Biggest influence: Parents

Match-day rituals: Just listen to music

What’s on your bedroom walls: Newspaper articles, photos, medals

When I’m bored I like to … Listen to music or hang out with friends

Favorite movie: Tin Cup

Favorite TV show: Family Guy

Favorite music: Any kind of fast, energetic music with a good flow

I can’t live without: Golf

I can live without: Winter

Event you’d like to attend: The Masters

Favorite book: “Follow the Roar,” which follows Tiger Woods through his ’08 season.

Favorite home-cooked meal: Hamburgers

Favorite restaurant: Wendy’s

Favorite smell: Coffee

Favorite cereal: Honey Nut Cheerios

Store where you’d like a shopping spree: Nike outlets

Vegetable you won’t eat: Sweet potatoes

I’d love to trade places for a day with … Tiger Woods

Whose mind would you like to read? That’s tough. But honestly? College coaches.

Place where you’d love to travel? Toronto

Talent you’d like to have? Be able to do flips and all that

Favorite school subject: English

Favorite athlete: Ever? Tiger. Right now? Russell Westbrook

Favorite team: OSU

Favorite Olympic sport: Golf

Something in the world I’d like to change: All the hate, man. Not needed in this world.

Favorite sports moment: The 20013 Alabama-Auburn football game when Alabama attempted a field goal and Auburn returned it for the game-winning touchdown

Favorite junk food: Brownies

Best thing about golf: How social it is

In 10 years, I hope to be … just simply successful

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