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Aaron Guanlao
Aaron  Guanlao

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Haslet, Texas

High School:
Northwest

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170

Birthdate:
07/05/1996

Experience:
2L


11/01/2016

GOLF: Galliford’s top 10 finish highlights Mavs’ final fall event

UT Arlington concludes its fall schedule with a sixth place finish in Arkansas.

10/31/2016

GOLF: Galliford leads Mavs on Day 2 in Arkansas

UTA senior fired an even par 72 to remain among the top 10 individuals.

10/30/2016

GOLF: UTA open first day of competition in Arkansas

Mavericks sit in fifth place after the first round at the inaugural Duck Commander Intercollegiate.

10/28/2016

GOLF: UTA set to conclude fall season in Arkansas

Mavericks to participate in the inaugural Duck Commander Intercollegiate Sunday through Tuesday

10/25/2016

GOLF: Mavs show improvement on final day at Royal Oaks

Guanlao, Galliford shoot even par to lead UTA on the final day of competition.

2016 (Sophomore)

  • Competed in nine tournaments with three top-20 finishes
  • Season-best seven-place finish at Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate (214, par 72)
  • 95th in the nation in par 3 scoring average at 3.10
  • Shot a season-low 6-under 65 at the Sun Belt Championship, good for 123rd-lowest round in the nation

2015 (Freshman)

  • Competed in 11 tournaments with three top-20 finishes
  • Finished a season-best tie for eighth place at the Sun Belt Conference Championship (215, +2)
  • Shot a season-low 68 on Day 2 of the Lone Star Invitational
  • Named Sun Belt Conference Second-Team All-Conference

High School

  • Won numerous events at Haslet High School
  • 2014 Won the 5A Regional tournament
  • 2014 Was All State
  • 2014 first-team all state
  • Three-time second-team all state
  • Played in every varsity event
  • Won the AJGA Kansas Junior
  • 2013 Played in the US Junior AM
  • Three-time MVP
  • Three-time Varsity captain

Personal

  • Born July 5, 1996
  • Son of Lito and Cecilia Guanlao
  • Has one sister, Lezelle
  • Business management major
  • Enjoys Dr Pepper, sweet tea and wings

Getting to know

  • Favorite place on campus: Chick Fil A
  • Favorite course: Kiawah Island (Ocean Course)
  • Favorite Athlete: Rodger Federer
  • Favorite sports team: Dallas Cowboys
  • Favorite TV show: Shark Tank
  • Favorite book: Book of James in the Bible
  • Favorite restaurant: Wing Stop
  • Favorite Music: Anything but country and screamo
  • My dream Foursome: Tiger Woods, Rory McElroy , Jason Day
  • What I've learned from Coach Deane: Preparing better for tournaments, course management
  • Something most people don't know me: I made my first hole in one when I was 11 from 187 yards
  • Secret talent: Dancing
  • One thing I've dreamed about: Living on a hill overlooking a beach with a Range Rover in my driveway

What's in the bag?

  • Driver: TaylorMade Aeroburner 9.5
  • Woods TaylorMade Aeroburner 16.5 degrees
  • Irons: Nike pro combo victory reds
  • Putter: Odyssey Tank Cruiser #7
  • Ball: TaylorMade Tour Preferred X
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