Name: Sam Lafferty
Athlete of the week achievement: Lafferty shot a 75 and finished second in the Bolton Invitational, Large School Division. He also carded a 77 in victories over Bellefonte, Central and Central Mountain.
Season update: His low round this year is 75.
Coach D.R. Long's quote: "He's a natural. He played a lot over the summer. He plays and practices just about every day. I think he's going to develop into a pretty good leader, no matter what team he is on. I just think he has the natural abilty to do those kinds of things."
Favorite teacher: Mrs. Isenberg
Favorite subject: Math
Favorite movie: "Remember the Titans"
Favorite food: Pizza
Favorite song: "Up, Up and Away" by Kid Cudi
Outside interests: Hockey, hanging out with friends, spending time at the beach
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Favorite college team: Penn State
Pro athlete most admired: Patrick Kane
Best athlete I ever played with: Alex Robertson
Best athlete I ever competed against: Tyrone's Jimmy Ferguson
Most influential person on my athletic career: My step-dad
Proudest athletic achievement: Winning back-to-back state titles in ice hockey
How I got my start in golf: My dad took me to the driving range when I was six or seven.
Future goal: Go to prep school