Dennis Carson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Burlingame, Calif.

High School:
Junipero Serra HS '07

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 204

Major:
Economics

2008-09: Redshirted.

JUNIPERO SERRA HS '07: Helped lead his team to Central Coast Section championships in 2005 and 2006 as well as West Coast Athletic League titles in 2005 and 2008... Finished first in the WCAL with a 34.6 average for nine holes... Spent the 2006-07 academic year at The Pendleton School and the highly acclaimed David Leadbetter Golf Academy in Florida... As junior golfer, won the Metropolitan Open on the California Junior Tour in 2008 and in 2007 at event at Rancho Canada... Also posted an individual title in 2007 at the Future Collegiate World Tour and was 2005 Northern California Junior State Champion... Member of USA team in 2004 that participated in Scotland in World Cup matches... Finished third at 2006 California State Junior Amateur... Honor roll at Junipero Serra in 2005 and 2006.

PERSONAL: Born in San Mateo, Calif... Majoring in economics... Son of Bruce and Michelle Carson... Captured the Vallejo City Championship this past June... Sports hero is Phil Mickelson... Non-sports hero is his grandfather... Among his superstitions is having to put on his sunscreen at least an hour before he plays... Advice to youngsters is "mistakes in the golf swing are all compensations for mistakes in setup."... Would like to play professional golf someday... Relative of American frontiersman Kit Carson.