SUN DEVIL DATA
A member of the German National Team since fall of 2009...nominated for 2012 Eisenhower Trophy as one of top players from Germany...earned medalist honors at the 47th Junior Orange Bowl (2010) in sudden-death fashion, defeating USA's Curtis Thompson...also was a finalist at the 2010 British Boys...finished tied for 14th at the Junior Orange Bowl Dec. 27-30, 2011, at the Biltmore Golf Club in Coral Gables, Fla., as he shot a 2-under 284 (67-73-72-74)...first international win was at the Harder German Junior 2009 Masters...also took home honors at the 2010 Scottish Youth...in 2011 was member of German men's and boy's team champion...also won the 2012 Turkish Amateur championship.
HEAD COACH TIM MICKELSON SAYS
"Max really doesn't have a weakness, he is strong in every facet of his game. He is a very dedicated and driven student-athlete who has competes at a high-level. We are excited to have him as a Sun Devil."
QUICK QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS WITH MAX...
If you could win one major, which one would you pick and why? The Masters. I think it is the best tournament with the best course one can play. Masters is just something special!!
Favorite golfer to watch...Tiger if he is about to win in a tight race.
Favorite course in the Phoenix area...Golf Club of Scottsdale.
One course you have not played but want to...Whisper Rock (Phoenix Area) and in general Augusta!
MLB players pick a song to play on the PA system when they step up to the plate. You are a MLB player. What song is playing as you dig into the batter's box? Kanye West, Stronger.
Past ASU athlete you wish you could have watched compete...Phil Mickelson.
Who has been the biggest influence on your career? Me myself! And besides that the coaches!.
What are your hobbies? I love sports, especially hockey and soccer. Besides that I like spend time with my friends and family.
Name one thing about yourself that most people don't know... I got a middle name!
When I arrived at Arizona State, I had no idea...this be would be so much studying!
Last year at this time I had no idea...I would meet that many nice people in and around the Team!
What goes on my pizza... tuna!
Favorite pro athlete... Martin Kaymer!
Last movie I saw... Ted.
Something I have not done, but I will... take vacation to the bahamas!
What is the most useful app you have downloaded? Viber (free phone calls and text messages).
Gopher Invitational (Sept. 9-10, 2012) 75-79-82=236/+20 (T-57th)
Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational (Sept. 17-18) 76-78-75=229/+13 (T-44th)