A three-year letterman at William A. Hough High School in in Cornelius, N.C. ... Named to the 2013 All-Lake Norman Boy's Golf Team by the Lake Norman News ... Helped team to a third-place finish at the 2013 NCHSAA state 4A boy's golf championships and finished tied for 14th as an individual ... Finished fifth as an individual at the state championships as a freshman and junior ... Led his team to three consecutive I-Meck 4A conference titles ... Helped Hough win the 2012 West Regional championship and finished runner-up in 2013 ... Played his freshman season at Lake Norman Charter High School ... Won his first American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) championship at the 2012 Under Armour/Steve Marion Championships in Bethesda, Md. with a 7-over 217 ... Finished third at the 2012 Burgett H. Mooney, Jr. Rome (Ga.) Classic ... Played for coach Erik Herberth at Hough High School.
Born Clayton Robert Brown on March 29, 1990 in Columbia, S.C. ... Parents are Rick and Angel Brown ... Has an older sister, Kelly (23) ... Intended academic major is business.