SEC FIRST YEAR ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL UMAA HONOR ROLL
2012 FALL (SOPHOMORE) Played in three fall tournaments ... Gained her first career top-20 finish at the UNC Tar Heel Invitational while setting a new career low 54 with a 221, ending in a tie for 15th (77-72-72--221) ... Finished with the third-lowest stroke average on the team with a 75.43 ... Lowest round of the fall was a 72.
2011-12 (FRESHMAN) Competed in eight tournaments, including the NCAA Central Regional ... Earned a season-best finish of 41st at the BancorpSouth Rebel Intercollegiate ... Shot a season-low round of 72 on the final day of the tournament ... Posted a season-low score of 78-73-76--227 at the Cougar Classic, her first career tournament ... Named to the SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll ... UMAA Honor Roll in the fall.
PRIOR TO OLE MISS Qualified for the U.S. Amateur in 2010 and 2011 ... Qualified for the U.S. Girls Junior in 2009 and 2010 ... Invited to Rolex Girls Junior, Rolex Tournament of Champions and Junior Heritage ... TISAC Sportsmanship Award ... Two-year captain for high school team ... Member of co-ed varsity golf team five years ... Community Builder Award in 2008 ... Voted most school spirited as a senior.
PERSONAL Daughter of Ira Rubin and Robin Price-Rubin ... Born February 1, 1993 ... Full name is Taelor Price Rubin ... Major undecided ... Favorite color is Purple ... Favorite pro sports team: Green Bay Packers ... Favorite movie : The Blind Side ... Favorite classroom subject: math.
GETTING TO KNOW TAELOR: The favorite course you've ever played on: Seaside Course at Sea Island Resort and Golf Club ... Dream course to play on: Augusta National ... Dream foursome: Adam Scott, Rickie Fowler, and Bubba Watson ... Favorite LPGA & PGA Player: Natalie Gulbis and Webb Simpson ... If you could have a walk-out song before you teed off to start a tournament like softball, what would it be: Fastest Girl in Town by Miranda Lambert, I just love the song and it makes me feel ready to go low for some reason ... Favorite Musician or Group: Well, I can't say I am not a Belieber, I love Justin Bieber but I can't really pick out one artist. I listen to a large assortment of music genres ... What Celebrity would you most like to meet and have dinner with: I'd have to say Rachel Zoe, I just love how she is so different and her own person and I really want to know what she did to be so successful as a stylist ... Best concert you have ever seen: Elton John in San Marco Square in Venice, Italy it was the most spur of the moment concert I have ever been too and the best part was my entire family was together doing something we knew we would never forget ... Dream vacation spot: Bora Bora for sure. I want to rent out my own little cottage on stilts ... Best friend on another collegiate golf team: Allison Emery for Wake Forest University. We grew up playing junior golf together and I absolutely adore her. She is such a great person and friend! ... Best moment on the golf course to date: Winning a playoff to make it into the Women's Amateur in 2011 after hitting a killer drive and tucking a 7 iron to five feet and making the putt for birdie to end it on the first hole ... Best shot on the golf course you have ever hit and where were you: That's a tough one, I might have to say my first eagle ever at Chapel Ridge Country Club in Chapel Hill, NC I made a ridiculously long putt from like 70 feet out and I vividly remember my Dad going into a panic attack ... Favorite website: Twitter or Pintrest ... Favorite video on You Tube: Probably the highlights of Alana or Honey Boo Boo from her first Toddler and Tiaras debut ... Favorite sport other than golf: I really enjoyed playing basketball or soccer ... Favorite motivational quote: "Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today" ... Favorite restaurant in Oxford: Big Bad Breakfast or Boure ... Best thing about Oxford, Miss.: The entire town is fantastic, great small town, and its beautiful ... Why Ole Miss: As soon as I stepped on campus I knew I belonged here ... Hobbies: Hanging out with my friends and family, baking, and dancing around my room.
RUBIN BY THE NUMBERS
72, 2x, most recently (UNC Tar Heel Invite, 2012-13)
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