May 7, 2012
Welcome to On the T, a weekly golf instructional video from the UT Media Relations Department featuring members of the Tennessee Vols and Lady Vols. Topics being covered during the 2012 spring season include tips to help golfers improve their putting, driving, irons and bunker play, along with specialty videos on rescue shots and playing in adverse conditions. All videos are being recorded at UT's new Mack & Jonnie Day Golf Practice Facility. Video editing by Andrew Smith, production assistant for UT Broadcasting.
- Talkington is a sophomore from Jackson and Vandeventer is a junior from Bristol.
- Vandeventer is second on the team with a 73.93 scoring average and leads with 11 rounds of par or better. Talkington owns a 76.60 scoring mark and has played in six tournaments this season.
- Talkington's best finish was 25th at the Carpet Capital Collegiate, and he also helped the Vols with an individual win at the Collegiate Match Play Championship.
- Vandeventer owns four top-10s this season, including sixth at the Yale Spring Opener and John Hayt Collegiate.
- Talkington captured the 2010 Bubba Conlee National Junior Golf Tournament in Bartlett.
- Vandeventer has appeared in at least 10 tournament in each of his first three collegiate seasons and owns nine top-25 finishes.
- Vandeventer went 2-1-1 at this year's Collegiate Match Play Championship.