Sophomore Season (2007-08)
Competed as an individual at the Sam Hall Intercollegiate where he finished tied for 35th overall ... carded a nine-over par 222 ... shot a career-low round of three-under par 68 during the second round of the event ... qualifier for the 2007 US Amateur Public Links ... was a semi-finalist in the 2007 Alabama state match play tournament.
Faulkner State (2006-07)
Competed for one season under head coach Leo Kling ... captured two tournament victories throughout season ... also earned six all-tournament accolades ... helped lead team to two tournament victories throughout 2006-07 campaign.
Attended Hoover HS ... four-year letterwinner under head coach Benny Eaves ... captured medalist honors at the 2006 state sectionals ... finished second at the state championships on two separate occasions (2005 and 2006) ... helped lead team to eight tournament victories ... earned three all-tournament honors ... earned National Merit Honors in 2005.
Full name is John Darby ... born June 30, 1988 ... son of Creg and Mary Ann Darby ... majoring in marketing ... has one brother.