Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 3/12/12
Golf Pro: Nick Taylor Born: April 17, 1988, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Nationality: Canada College: University of Washington Turned professional: 2010 Nick Taylor is one of the new breed of Canadian golfers that have followed in the footsteps of Dave Barr, Jim Rutledge and Jim Nelford just to name a few. He was born on April 17, 1988 win Winnipeg Manitoba but he grew up in Abbotsford, British Columbia and honed his craft at the Ledgeview Golf and Country Club. Taylor was able to make a huge splash early in his golf life – he placed 16th at the 2005 Callaway Junior World Championship and also finished third at 2005 Canadian Junior Championship. In 2007 he won the Canadian Amateur Championship and advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Amateur Championship while attending the University of Washington in Seattle. In 2008 Taylor placed 2nd in the 2008 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championships and finished 10th at the 2008 U.S. Amateur Championship. Taylor’s first
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