Bob­cats round out golf ros­ter with North Mur­ray grad­u­ate

Walker County Messenger - - Sports - By Scott Herpst

Spend just a few min­utes with Spencer Alexan­der and you quickly re­al­ize that three things are def­i­nitely im­por­tant to him - golf, ed­u­ca­tion and fam­ily - and not nec­es­sar­ily in that or­der.

Alexan­der took all three things into ac­count when de­cid­ing his im­me­di­ate col­lege fu­ture and that de­ci­sion was fi­nal­ized on Tues­day (June 26) as the re­cent North Mur­ray High School grad signed on to play for Coach Ed­die Jack­son and the Ge­or­gia North­west­ern Bob­cats in front of fam­ily and friends at Spring Lakes Golf Club in Chatsworth.

“This day means a lot to me and my fam­ily,” Alexan­der said. “They’ve al­ways been be­hind me, my dad and my mom both. At the end of the day I just want to make them happy and make our team a lit­tle bit bet­ter. The most im­por­tant thing though is my ed­u­ca­tion. It will give me a chance to help sup­port my fam­ily in the fu­ture.”

Alexan­der said he couldn’t wait to start play­ing along­side his new­est team­mates, many of whom he al­ready knows from his time on the course.

“All of us are friends,” he said. “When you go out there with all your friends, you know that they are be­hind you and they are sup­port­ing you. I like (Ge­or­gia North­west­ern) and the fact that it’s a two-year school. I can go there, get my ed­u­ca­tion, stay at home and help take care of my granny.”

Alexan­der just fin­ished up a solid ca­reer with the Moun­taineers,

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