Burton Signs Three to NLI's for Men's Golf...
Two JC transfers and a prep standout sign with Boise State.

BOISE, Idaho (4/15/10) - Kevin Burton, Boise State’s men’s golf coach, announced today the signing of three National Letters of Intent for the 2010-11 season. The trio consists of junior college transfers Taylor Porter out of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and Scott Spiewak from Prescott, Ariz., the third newcomer is prep standout Minwoo Park from Tieton, Wash. The three new recruits will join the Bronco program next fall.

“I’m excited about this group, they have good skill and solid experience,” said Burton. “We have six players coming back, the addition of these three recruits  will increase our skill and give us the depth we need to compete in the WAC.”

Taylor Porter is a native of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho where he attended Coeur d’Alene High School. The junior-to-be currently plays for Spokane Community College in Spokane, Wash. Porter has competed in six tournaments this year winning the Bigfoot-Cardinal Classic April 2-3 with a 3-under 213 (72-67-74). As a freshman he was named second-team All-NWAACC and made the NWAACC All-Tournament Team after tying for fourth place at the league championship. Other highlights include: winning the 2009 Avondale Presidents Cup, placing fifth out of 190 participants at the 2009 Wandermere Amateur, and placing fifth among the amateurs and 28th overall at the Rosauers Open in 2009. 

Scott Spiewak is currently a sophomore at South Mountain Community College in Pheonix, Ariz. As a freshman the Prescott, Ariz., native finished second at the Chandler-Gilbert Invitational and 25th at the 2009 Phoenix Invitational. He recorded a low round of 66 during the CGI. Amateur highlights include: winning the 2005 Junior World Qualifier, fourth-place at the 2008 Western Amateur with rounds of 69 and 70, qualified for the 2008 and 2009 Arizona State Amateur most recently advancing to the quarterfinals, was the first alternate for the US Amateur with two rounds at 68 during the qualifier.

Minwoo Park has been a standout at Highland High School in Tieton, Wash. He is currently completing his senior campaign at HHS. Amateur highlights include: winning the 2008 Junior World Qualifier at Sun Willows, eighth-place at the Washington Junior Golf Association State Championship in 2008, second-place at the 2008 Banner Bank Junior Invitational, first-place at the 2009 SCAC District Championship and second-place at the 2010 Tri-Cities Junior Open. Park is the younger brother of current Boise State women’s golfer, senior Minhee Park.

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