|Hometown:||St. John's, Fla.|
AS A FRESHMAN (2018-19): SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll, D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award.
Transfer from the University of North Florida but was not a member of the golf team and is a freshman eligibility-wise… Dean’s List student at UNF.
HIGH SCHOOL: 2017 graduate of Creekside High School in Saint John’s where he was a member of the varsity golf team as a senior… Member of the National Honor Society and National Hispanic Honor Society… North Florida PGA Scholarship Recipient from the National Society of High School Scholars… Did not start playing golf until his junior year… Earned his first win in November 2016 on the North Florida Junior Golf Tour where he picked up four wins… 2017 North Florida Junior Golf Tour Player of the Year… 2017 North Florida Junior Golf Tour Jack Nicklaus Award Winner for the 16-to-18 division … 2017 North Florida Junior Golf Tour Vardon Award Winner with a scoring average of 74.5… Took third place in the North Florida Junior Amateur with scores of 73-74 = 147… Tied for fourth place in the Orlando City Amateur Championship with scores of 75-74-70-219.
PERSONAL: Son of James and Pam Neel… Has an older sister, Haley… Likes to go bass fishing in his spare time.