FALL 2000: Played in all five tournaments for the Blazers during the fall season ... best finish was tied for 10th at eh Inverness Intercollegiate (Sept. 18-19) ... finished tied for 14th at the VCU Fall Preview (Oct. 23-24) ... had seven rounds of par or better ... shot a season low round 69 in the first round of the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate (Oct. 16-17) ... 72.9 season scoring average.
1999-00 SEASON: Played in eleven of thirteen tournaments for the Blazers ... best finish was a tie for 23rd in the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate(Oct. 17-19) ... shot a season low 70 in the second round at the same tournament ... shot five rounds of par or better ... 76.2 season scoring average.
1998-99 SEASON: Played in all 12 tournaments as a freshman for the Blazers .... best finish was 12th in the Hillman Robbins Memorial Intercollegiate (Oct. 5-6) ... shot a season low of 69 in the same tournament ... won Alabama State Amateur (June 13).
AT MISSISSIPPI STATE: Played baseball for the Bulldogs.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Mountain Brook High School ... broke four state records in baseball ... was named to five all-tournament teams in baseball ... was an East/West Baseball all-star.
ODDS AND ENDS: Full name is Payton Lee Osborn ... born November 28, 1978 ... son of Mark and Leigh Ellen Osborn ... started playing golf trying to rehabilitate an elbow ... chose UAB because of the great practice facilities ... finished sixth at the 1998 Alabama Open ... major is business.