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Will Miles

  • class Senior
  • Hometown Hilton Head Island, S.C.
  • High school Heritage Academy
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Hilton Head Island, S.C.
  • High school Heritage Academy

Will Miles Bio


  • 2018-19 Golfweek Honorable Mention All-American
  • 2019 PING All-Southeast Region
  • 2019 Second Team All-SEC
  • 2018-19 Srixon/Cleveland Golf Scholar All-American
  • 2019 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • 2017-18 Srixon/Cleveland Golf Scholar All-American 
  • 2018 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • 2017 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • 2015-16 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2018-19 (SENIOR)

  • Played in all 13 events as a senior and had the best season of his career with two individual wins, a 70.97 scoring average (fifth-best all-time at Carolina), 22 rounds of par better (out of 37 rounds total), and seven top-20 finishes; received Honorable Mention All-America honors from Golfweek; was also named Second Team All-SEC and PING All-Southeast Region
  • His 72.40 career scoring average is the sixth-best mark all-time at Carolina
  • Led the team with a T-29th finish after 54 holes of the NCAA Championship (May 24-26), shot 74-75-72 to card a 5-over 221; Gamecocks missed the 15-team cutline for the final round of stroke play by just two shots   
  • Tallied a 66 (-5) in the final round of the NCAA Pullman Regional (May 13-15) to help Carolina clinch a berth back to the NCAA Championship for the first time since 2016
  • T-26th in the in the stroke play portion of the SEC Championship (April 24-28); fell 2-up to Graysen Huff in the SEC Match Play Quarterfinals vs. No. 16 Auburn
  • Tallied his second win of the season in the final regular season event at the Southern Intercollegiate (April 15); shot 71-65 (136, -8) to win by a shot over teammate Scott Stevens; helped the team to its third win of the spring slate; became just the fourth player in program history to win twice in the same season, joining All-Americans Kyle Thompson, Matt NeSmith and Keenan Huskey
  • T-16th at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate (March 24-26), shot 69 (-3) in the final round to help the team to a comeback victory, its second win of the spring
  • T-14th in a loaded field at the Valspar Collegiate Invitational (March 17-19), helping the team finish third; carded a 54-hole total of 208 (-5) at Floridian National Golf Club
  • Picked up his first career win at the Palmetto Intercollegiate (March 11-12); ran away with the title, shooting 197 (-13) for a nine-shot victory and new tournament scoring record; shot 64-65-68 to also help the team to its first win of the spring in which it set the program 54-hole scoring record at 813 (-27) in its runaway, 35-shot victory; his 197 T-2nd lowest 54-hole score in program history
  • Opened the spring with his first top-10 of the season, a T-7th finish at the All-American Intercollegiate (Feb. 17-19)
  • Went 1-1 at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational (Oct. 8-9) with a 2&1 win over Stanford’s Ethan Ng and a 2&1 loss to Georgia Tech’s Tyler Strafaci in the semifinals
  • Led the team with a T-11th finish in the first event of the season at the Carpet Capital Collegiate (Sept. 7-9)
  • Named a Srixon/Cleveland Golf Scholar All-American and to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ­­

2017-18 (JUNIOR)

  • Competed in 11 of the team’s 12 tournaments, playing in the lineup 10 times
  • Notched a 73.00 scoring average and 11 rounds of par or better, which each ranked third on the team
  • Had one top-five and three top-20 finishes
  • Finished T-54th at the SEC Championship (April 25-29) and T-59th at the NCAA Bryan Regional (May 14-16)
  • Was outstanding during the fall slate, tallying a 71.20 scoring average in the team’s five tournaments en route to four top-25 finishes
  • Led the team with a T-12th finish to begin the 2017-18 season at the Carpet Capital Collegiate (Sept. 8-10) after tallying a 3-under 213
  • T-17th at the Camden Collegiate Invitational (Oct. 21-22) after helping the team run away with its third title in four years at the event
  • Ended the fall with a bang at the Ka’anapali Collegiate Classic (Nov. 3-5), shooting a career-best 204 (-9) en route to a fourth place showing that helped the team finish second
  • Matched career 18-hole lows with 66s (-5) in the opening round and final round at the event
  • Shot an even par 216 to finish T-25th at the 3M Augusta Invitational (March 31-April 1), posted back-to-back 1-under 71s to finish the tournament

2016-17 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Saw action in eight events, tallying a 73.50 18-hole scoring average with three top-20 finishes
  • Made six appearances in the lineup, including the SEC Championship and the NCAA West Lafayette Regional which marked his postseason debuts
  • Had a team best T-15th finish at NCAA Regionals (May 15-17) after shooting 221 (+5), fired a final round 70 (-2) to climb up the leaderboard in windy conditions
  • Was one of just 16 players to card double digit birdies at the West Lafayette Regional
  • T-53rd at the SEC Championship (April 21-24), upset bid of SEC Individual Champion Alejandro Tosti (Florida) fell just shy in the Match Play Quarterfinals in Sea Island on the second hole of a sudden death playoff
  • Two best showings came at the Camden Collegiate Invitational (Oct. 22-23) and the Hootie At Bulls Bay Intercollegiate (March 26-28) playing as an individual
  • T-6th at Camden after shooting 215 (+5) and T-17 at Bulls Bay after carding a 215 (-1)
  • Shot a season-best 18-hole score of 68 in the final round of the Ka’anapali Collegiate Classic (Nov. 4-6) to propel the team to a fifth place finish
  • Score counted in 13 of his 18 rounds, also shot par or better seven times
  • Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll

2015-16 (FRESHMAN)

  • Played in seven tournaments, with a stroke average of 72.75
  • Played as an individual in his first two spring tournaments, finishing T-13th at the Savannah Quarters Individual Intercollegiate (149, +5) and T-7th at the All-American Intercollegiate (214, -2)
  • Tied for sixth with a score of 209 (-1) as the Gamecocks won the Palmetto Intercollegiate
  • Was also in the lineup for Carolina’s victory at the General Hackler Championship, finishing T-31st
  • Made his debut at the Camden Collegiate Invitational and went on to finish the fall at the Ka’anapali Classic Collegiate Invitational
  • Earned runner-up honors in his first career tournament at Camden with a 2-under 208 to help the Gamecocks win the team title
  • Fired a 3-under 67 in the second round at Camden in helping the Gamecocks shoot a school record 265
  • Saw his round count five of six times as a member of the five-man lineup
  • Shot par or better nine times


  • Ranked as high as the No. 7 junior golfer in South Carolina
  • Claimed first at the 2014 International Junior Golf Tour Georgia Junior
  • Captured first at the 2014 IMG Junior at Savannah Harbor
  • Finished second at the 2014 Jimmy Self Invitational
  • Placed seventh at the 2014 South Carolina Amateur Championship
  • Qualified for 2014 U.S. Open Sectionals
  • Member of the 2014 Carolinas Amateur team that played against Virginia/West Virginia
  • Tied for seventh at the Hank Haney IJGA Junior Open at Chechessee Creek Club
  • Claimed second at the 2013 SCJGA Beth Daniel Junior Azalea
  • Member of the National Honor Society and Distinguished Honor Roll


  • Full name is William Glass Miles
  • Parents are Bill and Debbie Miles
  • Has one sister, Abby
  • Melissa Miles (aunt) and Melinda Miles (aunt) played basketball at West Point
  • Chose South Carolina because of the coaching staff, top-ranked golf program and quality of education
  • Majoring in sport, entertainment and management
Year Events Rounds Low 54 Low 18 Par/Better Top 5 Top 10 Top 20 Strokes Average
2015-16 7 20 208 66 9 1 3 4 1,455 72.75
2016-17 8 24 215 68 7 1 3 1,764 73.50
2017-18 11 33 204 66 11 1 1 3 2,409 73.00
2018-19 13 37 197 64 22 2 3 7 2,626 70.97
Total 39 114 197 64 49 4 8 17 8,254 72.40