2007-08: Missed much of the fall, but rebounded with a nice spring... Finished at 5-under at the John Burns Classic to take 27th... Had his season-best finish at the Barona Collegiate Cup where he was 15th... Was 35th at the C-USA Championships and 104th at NCAA Regionals;
2006-07: Finished second on the team behind Colt Knost with a 74.5 stroke average over 20 rounds... Had a low round of 64 at The Maxwell, where he tied for seventh overall... Also claimed top-25 finishes at the Louisiana Classics (73-70-72-215) and at Pinehurst (71-77-77-225)... Took 72nd at the NCAA Regionals;
Prep: Tied for 19th at the 2006 Texas Amateur with scores of 71, 68, 74 and 71... Competed in the North and South Amateur Championship... Finished tied 16th in stroke play with rounds of 72 and 69... Lost in first round to Ryan Abbate on the 20th hole... Also competed in the Western Junior Amateur finish 15th with scores of 78, 71, 71 and 72... Lettered three seasons and was team captain as a senior at Highland Park... Was named the squad's MVP... Was a three-time district medalist... Earned All-State, All-Region and All-District honors... Named the Dallas Morning News Freshman of the Year... Finished first at district in 2003 with scores of 75 and 70, 2004 with scores of 70 and 71 and in 2005 with scores of 67 and 75... Tied for second at the 2003 state championship with back-to-back rounds of 69... Finished fourth in 2004 and fourth in 2005... Helped team to district, regional and state titles 2003-05... Was medalist at the 2003 USGA Junior Amateur qualifying with a pair of 69s... Finished seventh during medal play at the 2003 U.S. Junior Amateur with scores of 72 and 71... Defeated Jarrod Paige, 4 and 3, in the first round of match play before falling to Webb Simpson, 3 and 1, in the second round... Finished second during qualifying for the 2005 U.S. Junior with rounds of 65 and 69... Missed the cut at the 2005 U.S. Junior... Had four top-20 finishes during in AJGA events during the 2004 season... Finished fourth at the Hargray Classic and ninth at the Valero San Antonio tournament... Posted an 11th-place finish at the Robert Trent Jones tournament and tied for 14th place at the Glenwild... Also had four top 20s during the 2005 season... Tied for third place at the Randy Smith Classic... Finished ninth at the Fidelity Investments at Redstone Tournament... Finished 13th at both the Randy Smith Classic and the Scott Robertson Memorial... Played in the Justin Leonard Team Championship in 2003, 2004 and 2005 where he finished sixth, 13th and sixth, respectively... Was a member of the 2003 World Junior Golf Cup team.
Personal: Son of Tom and Linda Barton... Has two sisters, Lila and Maggie.