March 24, 2013

Cobra Spotlight- Luke Coates, Men's Golf

The "Cobra Spotlight" is a weekly highlight of a student-athlete at Coker College. Each week we take a different athlete from a different sport and display some facets to get more familiar with them. This week we take a look at Luke Coates, a member of the men's golf team.

Name: Luke Coates

Sport: Men’s Golf

Hometown: Florence, SC

Year: Sophomore

Major: Political Science

Why did you choose Coker? The fact that I could play golf everyday and continue to improve while playing on a competitive team.

What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? The team winning the conference title last season.

What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? Going to Kansas City with the Enactus team last May.

Favorite class: Any history class.

Favorite professor: Dr. Lay

Plans after graduation: I’d love to see how far I could take golf professionally, but if not, I plan on going to law school.

Favorite movie: The Dark Knight

Favorite type of music: I don’t have a favorite; I literally listen to almost anything.

Favorite food: Anything my grandma cooks.

Favorite professional sports team: Oklahoma City Thunder

Favorite TV show: The Office

Most prized possession: My golf clubs.

What is something people may not know about you? One day I hope to run for President of the United States.