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Jake Greenspoon
Jake  Greenspoon

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Jersey Village

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 165

Birthdate:
05/13/1996

Experience:
1L


04/26/2016

MG: Guanlao ties for 8th, Mavs finish 5th at Sun Belt Championship

Aaron Guanlao tied for eighth at the Sun Belt Championship for the second consecutive year.

04/25/2016

MG: UTA remains fifth at Sun Belt Championship

Aaron Guanlao climbed into the top 10 with a 6-under-par 65 in the second round.

04/24/2016

MG: Mavs in solid position at Sun Belt Championship

UT Arlington is in fifth place and just two shots out of second after the Sun Belt Championship first round.

04/23/2016

MG: Mavs tee up Sun Belt Championship

UT Arlington's team is Tanner Gore, Josh Radcliff, Jake Greenspoon, Andrew Sirowy and Aaron Guanlao.

04/05/2016

MG: Sirowy tied for 25th at Old Waverly

The Mavericks are in 15th place after two rounds of the Old Waverly Collegiate Championship.

High School
  • Won numerous junior golf tournaments on South Texas PGA juniors tour,  Houston Golf Association juniors tour, and Texas Junior Golf Tour
  • Captain and MVP of Jersey Village High School team for four years
  • Won the 2012 Houston City Junior Championship
  • Top 10 at 2013 Houston Men's Amateur
  • Top 20 at 2013 Texas State Junior Championship
  • Houston City Junior Championship winner, 2012
  • First golfer to qualify for 5A state championship in school history
  • Low round in 2014 state championship en route to 7th place finish
  • All-State, 2014
  • Four high school tournament victories as a junior
  • Holds most wins and lowest stroke average in school history
  • 3.9 GPA
Personal
  • Twin sister Lauren Greenspoon play volleyball for the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
  • Son of Mike and Alice Greenspoon
  • Born May 13, 1996
  • Economics major
  • Made Commissioner's list and dean's list during freshman year
  • Enjoys skiing and hanging out with friends

Getting to know

  • Favorite place on campus: University Center
  • Favorite course: Lantana Golf Club
  • Favorite club: The Honors Country Club
  • Favorite athlete: Adrian Peterson
  • Favorite sports team: Denver Broncos
  • Favorite TV show: Tosh.0 or SportsCenter
  • Favorite book: Golf is not a game of perfect
  • Favorite restaurant: Pappasitos cantina
  • Favorite band: Tool
  • Longest drive: 401 (downhill and downwind and very dry)
  • My dream foursome: Jack Nicklaus, Ben Hogan and my dad
  • Best part about Arlington: the weather is generally nice year round and everyone is friendly
  • What I've learned from Coach Deane: how to hit the ball lower and that I have a lot of untapped potential
  • Actor I would want to play me in a movie about my life: Vince Vaughn 
  • Cartoon character that best describes me: Jerry from Tom and Jerry
  • Super power I would most like to have: be able to stop time and time travel
  • Best thing I cook in the kitchen: cereal
  • If I was on a reality show it would be: MythBusters
  • Something most people don't know about me: I am very good at math
  • Secret talent: throwing the football
  • One thing I've always dreamed about doing: Winning the U.S. Open

What's in the bag?

  • Driver: TaylorMade R15
  • Woods: TaylorMade AeroBurner
  • Irons: Ping i25
  • Wedges: Ping gorge
  • Putter: Seemore
  • Ball: TaylorMade Tour Preferred X

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