Will attend Mercer in the Fall of 2017.
AS A FRESHMAN (2016-17): Played in all nine tournaments as a freshman for the Pirates ... Carded a 74.92 stroke average in 25 rounds of action ... Recorded three Top 20 finishes, including a season-best 14th-place finish at the 2017 Peach Belt Conference Championships with rounds of 73-75-73=221 ... Shot a season-best round of 69 in the Kiawah Island Invitational on Sept. 12, his first collegiate tournament ... Also shot a 69 at the NCAA Division II Preview on October 3 ... Member of the PBC Presidential Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played high school golf for Lambert HS ... Named Forsyth County Men's Golfer of the Year as a senior in 2015-16 ... Placed fourth in the 6A GHSA State Championship as senior and second in the 6A GHSA Region Championship ... Earned All-County, All-Region and All-State honors as well for the Longhorns ... Led Lambert HS to a second-place finish at the region and state 6A GHSA Championships ... Lambert won the 6A GHSA State Championship in his junior season.
PERSONAL: Born William Spencer Ball on September 12, 1997, in Mason, Ohio ... Hometown is Suwanee, Ga. ... Son of Laura and Dennis Ball ... Majoring in business economics ... Enjoys playing golf and hanging out with friends ... Lists Tiger Woods, Jason Day and Lebron James as favorite sports personalities.