Michael D. “Mike” Taylor

Mike Taylor finishBorn: July 29, 1946
Hometown: New Orleans, LA
Year of Induction: 1997



 

High School Career

Meridian High School (1961-1964)
  • State Championship Golf team (’61, ‘62, ‘63, ‘64)
  • Center and linebacker of Big 8 Championship team (’63)
  • State Jaycee Junior Golf Championship (’62)

 

College Career

Brigham Young University (1965-1968)
  • Gold team (’65-’68)
  • All Western Athletic Conference (WAC) team (’65, ‘66, ‘68)
  • WAC Individual Championship (’68)
  • Finished 8th overall in the NCAA Golf Tournament Championships (’66)
  • All-American (’66)

Amateur Accomplishments

  • Mississippi Open Champion (’75, ‘78)
  • Clarion Ledger Amateur Athlete of the Year (’78)
  • 10 Mississippi State Amateur Championships over two decades including four straight (’65, ‘66, ‘68, ‘70, ‘72, ‘73, ‘74, ‘75, ‘77, ‘78)
  • Past President of the Mississippi Golf Association (’79)

Did You Know?

Mike Taylor’s teammate at Brigham Young University was Johnny Miller.