“I know any given Sunday, anybody can beat anybody, golf’s a crazy game” – Alex Carpenter
Alex Carpenter was born on June 26th, 1990 in St. Louis, Missouri. Growing up, both him and his twin brother, Adam, loved to golf. Alex attended Arkansas Baptist High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, where he was a four-time, all-state golfer. He also was a part of four state championship teams, and in his senior year had a runner-up finish at the Arkansas State golf Championship. In addition, Alex also played on a national level during high school = winning the AJGA Texas/Oklahoma Junior Championship in his junior year. From there, he decided to play on the men’s golf team at Abilene Christian University alongside his twin brother.
During his college career, Alex rose to the top of his team. In his freshman year at ACU, he won the Phil Mickelson Award for the most outstanding freshman in NCAA Division II men’s golf and made Second-Team All-America. During his sophomore year, Alex made First Team All-America and also won the Jack Nicklaus Award for the NCAA Division II Player of the Year for 2010-2011.